FULL TIME FACULTY
Cynthia Lewis received a B.A. in Art History from Pomona College, Claremont, and an M.A. in Art History from CSU Fullerton, specializing in the colonial art of the Americas. She teaches courses in the history of western art (Art 105, Art 106), The Art of Mexico, (Art 108), Modern Art (Art 112), Understanding Visual Art (Art 110), and History of Photography (Art 113, PreColumbian Art of the Americas (Art 109) and Art of the Americas: Colonial to the Present (Art 104). An art researcher for numerous documentaries produced by the History Channel, Discovery Channel, and A&E, her current writing and research is on the contemporary art of Mexico City and the art of the missions of Northern New Spain. She enjoys teaching honors courses, serving on several campus committees, and traveling to Spain, Mexico, Italy, and France with her art and art history students.
Sheila Lynch is a Professor of Art and Art History with an MFA degree in Sculpture from Claremont Graduate University and a BA degree in Painting and Drawing from CSUF. Among the classes she teaches most are: Art 105 + 105H: Survey of Art History from Prehistoric through Medieval Periods; Art 110: Understanding Visual Art; Art 112: Visual Art in the Modern Era; and Art 115, The Art of Film. In partnership with faculty in the architecture area, she created a learning community designed to inform architecture students about art. She also writes about art, with work published by New Art Examiner, Los Angeles Reader, Artweek, and McGraw-Hill Higher Ed and has contributed essays for museum and gallery exhibition catalogs.