Faculty Profile

Will Mentor, BFA

Associate Professor of Fine Arts: Art

B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design

Areas of Expertise:

I inquire into the contemporary comingling of biological, manufactured, and virtual environments by combining hand-made and computer-derived imagery in my paintings.

Courses I Teach:

  • Life Drawing
  • Painting Tutorial
  • Painting with Oil

I present theory, history, and practice as inextricably connected in my courses. I give my students instruction in manual and conceptual skills, and then encourage them to create their own work.

I recently gave an exhibition of my artwork at the Lesley Heller Gallery in New York City.

Life Off Campus:

Outside Saint Michael's I enjoy being a contra dance caller.

Will Mentor, associate professor of fine arts/art, reports that his painting The Dead Toreador, 1987, Oil & Acrylic on Canvas, has been accessioned into the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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