528 Seigfred Hall
B.A. Oberlin College
M.F.A. Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts has named David LaPalombara as the Director of the School of Art, beginning with the 2007-2008 academic year. Professor LaPalombara comes to Ohio University from Antioch College, where he most recently chaired an interdisciplinary arts and humanities department. His classroom work includes a variety of collaborative teaching experiences within the arts and across the liberal arts curriculum.
Professor LaPalombara is a recipient of a Rome Prize Fellowship and a Fulbright Fellowship in Italy. He is a contributor for the tour guide City Secrets: Rome, and reviewed Joel Sternfeld’s Campagna Romana for Aperture Magazine. He returned recently to Rome as a visiting artist at the American Academy, continuing a body of work focused on spatial perception. His art has been exhibited and reviewed in Canada, Italy, and a variety of cities in the United States.