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Student Advising




Visual Arts students are offered initial curricular advising by meeting with Professor Nick Antonakis, Visual Arts Department Head: or 616-234-4185.

Semester by semester advising is offered every year.

The Visual Arts Department will have faculty advisers able to help students with academic advising during the Fall 2014 semester. Dates and times will be posted after the start of the academic year.  For more information e-mail the Visual Arts Department Head, Nick Antonakis, at


In addition, art and photography students receive advising by appointment with Visual Arts faculty:

Nick Antonakis, MFA, Visual Arts Department Head and Professor of Painting and Drawing     616-234-4185


Katie Budden, MFA, Professor of Design and Drawing      616-234-4183


Scott Garrard, MFA, Assistant Professor of Ceramics and Sculpture      616-234-4182


Kimberly Overdevest, MA, ABD, Associate Professor of Art History      616-234-4851


Filippo Tagliati,  MFA, Associate Professor of Photography       616-234-4878