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Division of Fine Arts

Fields of study in the Division of Fine Arts include:

  • Art
  • Music**
  • Photography and Digital Imaging
  • Speech**
  • Theatre Arts

**course offerings

Faculty in the Division of Fine Arts:

Joe Champagne, M.F.A. (Photography and Digital Imaging)
B.F.A., University of Central Florida
M.F.A., East Carolina University
joechampagne@vic.edu

276-466-7982

Bonny Gable, M.Ed.
 (Theatre Arts/Acting)
B.A., Virginia Intermont College
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University
bonnygable@vic.edu

276-466-7973

Perry Johnson, M.F.A. 
(Art/Printmaking & Graphics)
B.F.A., Virginia Intermont College
M.F.A., East Tennessee State University
perryjohnson@vic.edu

276-466-7972

Sam Morrow, M.F.A. 
(Art/Painting)
B.A., St. Martin’s School of Art, London, England
M.A., Royal College of Art, London, England
M.F.A., Ohio State University
sammorrow@vic.edu

276-466-7970

Jay Phyfer, M.F.A. (Photography and Digital Imaging)
B.S., Southern Illinois University
M.F.A., Arizona State University
jayphyfer@vic.edu

276-466-7951

Megan Pinch, M.F.A. (Photography and Digital Imaging)
B.A., College of the Holy Cross
M.F.A., State University of New York, Brockport
meganpinch@vic.edu

276-466-7954

Rachel Milligan, M.M. 
(Music/Voice)
B.M., Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
M.M., Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
rachelmilligan@vic.edu

Melanie Barton, M.F.A. 
(Acting, Performing Arts)
B.A., University of Florida
M.F.A., University of Florida
melaniebarton@vic.edu

Neil Staples, M.A. (Photography and Digital Imaging)
A.A., Art Institute of Ford Lauderdale
B.A., Adelphi University
M.A., Barry University
neilstaples@vic.edu

276-466-7167

Marvin Tadlock, Ed.D. 
(Art/Sculpture)
B.F.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro
M.F.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Ed.D., University of Georgia
marvintadlock@vic.edu

276-466-7975

Carolee Watts, B.A.
 (Dance)
B.A., Virginia Intermont College
caroleewatts@vic.edu

Minors

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Classics
  • Cultural Heritage Studies & Public Arts
  • English
  • Equine-Assisted Growth and Learning
  • Equine Studies
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Photography and Digital Imaging
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Theatre