Gail Dawson oversees the general operations of the art department office, which has a staff of two and several student assistants. She also manages the attendance records for all department staff and faculty, and serves as assistant to the department chair. Additional responsibilities include: assisting with scheduling, searching for full-time faculty positions, hiring and managing part time faculty, and acting as liaison between area coordinators.
Dawson came to the Department of Art in 2005 and brings to this position both general campus and department level knowledge and experience.
| Graduate Administrative Support Assistant
Location: VA 102A
Phone: (657)278- 7753
Marty Lorigan s the preparator for the Department of Art's Begovich Gallery, bringing to the position years of experience in construction. He installs and deinstalls all Begovich Gallery exhibitions under the direction of the gallery director and with help from students in the Exhibition Design/Museum Studies program. His interaction with students is important in helping them to transform theory into practice and introducing them to proper gallery procedures, particularly safety practices.
Lorigan also assists first-time exhibitors in the student galleries and heads special projects for the Chair of the Department of Art and the Dean of the College of the Arts.
As Visual Resources Specialist since 1984, with degrees in Library and Information Science and Art History, Winters administers the department's vast art and architecture image collection and provides reference service to faculty and students. Winters also facilitates the department's transition to new technologies in image collection and storage.
Winters keeps active in her field in order to advise the department on current issues in copyright, digital instruction, and digital image storage and retrieval. She also serves as a member of a California State University system-wide workgroup that is developing shared image resources, and is working collaboratively on a grant funded by the National Science Foundation to develop a science instruction image collection for K-6 science teacher preparation.
Winters is an art history lecturer and teaches the history of printmaking and the history of women artists. She has lectured and published in contemporary and historic art as well as in library science. In addition, she coordinates the W. Keith and Janet Kellogg Art Gallery Website at California State Polytechnic University Pomona as a community service.