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Nila Petty, MFA

Associate professor
Studio Art

Office Hours

By appointment. Contact through email.

Courses Taught

ART-240 and 340, Ceramic Sculpture I & II, and ART-440, Ceramic Sculpture Studio, Sculptural Materials, ART-345


M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.F.A., Rockford College

Research Interests

  • Ornithology
  • Plants
  • The human figure as form
  • Investigating surface/firing options in ceramics

Publications and Media Placements

"Refigured", Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau, WI (2010)

"White, Black and Shades of Gray", South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA – Honorable Mention award (2009)

"Contemporary Sculpture 2009", Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO (2009)

"4th Bienal Internacional De Ceramica Ciudad De Talavera", Organismo Autonomo Local De Cultura De Talavera, Talavera De La Reina, Toledo Spain (2009)