Full Time Faculty
Howard Tran, Art Department Chair, Associate Professor of Art
Howard Tran teaches sculpture, figure modeling, installation art and drawing. He received his BFA from the Academy of Art University and his MFA from Boston University. His work deals with issues of identity and culture. Tran exhibits his sculpture and 2-D work internationally.
Michael Darough, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
Michael Darough teaches traditional black/white and digital color photography, studio lighting, and the history of photography. Darough received his BFA from Arizona State University and his MFA from the University of Memphis. His work explores and documents aspects of cultural, individual and self-projected identity. Darough exhibits his work nationally.
Lynn Estomin, Professor of Art
Lynn Estomin teaches graphic design, digital imaging, web design, and interactive media. She received her MFA from the University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Art, Architecture & Planning. Estomin creates art about gender, social issues and the environment. Her award-winning documentaries have been screened at film festivals internationally and broadcast nationally on PBS. Her web sites and interactive art have won awards from Adobe, the Webby Awards, Site of the Day and Canadian Web Association.
Amy Golahny, Professor of Art History
Amy Golahny teaches the full range of art history. She holds degrees from Brandeis University (BA), Williams College (MA), and Columbia University (PhD). Dr. Golahny has published three books and over 40 articles, primarily on Rembrandt and Dutch art, but also on the art in Williamsport. She has organized exhibitions, most recently on Stained Glass Windows of Williamsport. She has lectured internationally on Rembrandt, Edgar Allan Poe, and other topics, most recently in St Petersburg (Russia) and Caceres (Spain). Her scholarly research and publications have been funded by national and international agencies. Currently, she serves as Vice President for the international organization that promotes Dutch art, the Historians of Netherlandish Art; she has served as president for the American Association for Netherlandic Studies, which promotes study of Dutch culture in the United States.
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Seth Goodman, Assistant Professor of Art
Seth Goodman teaches painting, drawing, two-dimensional design and color theory. He received his BFA from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and his MFA from Towson University. Goodman's paintings explore different avenues of American social critique by examining social class disparities, general social injustice and human folly. Goodman exhibits his paintings, drawings and
mixed-media work nationally.
Part Time Faculty
David Burke, Photography
Since graduating from Lycoming College, David Burke has worked in commercial photography with an emphasis in healthcare. His traditionally produced large format black and white photographs have received awards locally and regionally. He has taught black and white photography at the college level for 20 years.
Antonia Crook-Perez, Curator, 2-D Design, Art History
Antonia Crook-Perez curates Lycoming's galleries and also teaches design, color, and art history. Antonia earned her BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA in Studio Art from Florida State University. Antonia has shown her work internationally and provided art for television series and short films. Her paintings and drawings investigate gender identity, and body politics in tropical climates.
Jeremiah Johnson, Printmaking
Jeremiah Johnson teaches the full range of printmaking. He received his BFA in printmaking from the Tyler School of Art of Temple University and his MFA in print, paper, and book arts from Syracuse University. Johnson's work deals with regional culture, folklore and survival. Johnson exhibits his print, painting, drawing and installation work nationally.
Kathy Sterngold teaches ceramic arts. After earning arts degrees from Kutztown and Alfred Universities, she joined The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, a leading center for ceramics. A few years later, she returned to Muncy to set up her own art studio. Kathy creates both functional pottery and contemporary clay forms, ranging from large abstract sculptures to soup bowls and jack-o’-lanterns. In 2014, two of Kathy’s pots were chosen for the Visions in Clay exhibition in Stockton, California, named by Ceramics Monthly magazine as one of the top five ceramic art shows in the nation.
Andrea McDonough Varner, Art Education
Andrea McDonough Varner teaches art education at Lycoming as well as Two-Dimensional Visual Arts at the Williamsport Area High School. Andrea is the K-12 Art Department Coordinator for the Williamsport school district. She received her BA from Lycoming College, M.A.Ed from Mansfield University, and holds a PA certificate in Supervision of Curriculum and Instruction. McDonough Varner's current work explores issues of feminism and environment, largely influenced by her family and sustainable lifestyle. She has been awarded several grants to extend visual learning experiences for area students and community members, primarily through the production of public art works.
Rose DiRocco, Gallery Director & Administrative Assistant
Rose DiRocco is the Art Gallery Director and Art Department Administrative Assistant. Rose is responsible for organizing six shows per academic year and she also manages the Eagles Mere Art Gallery in Eagles Mere, PA.