MFA in Painting, Indiana State University
BFA in Painting and Drawing, The Ohio State University
Kari Breitigam is a Professor of Art at Lone Star College - University Park, where she has taught since 2012. She currently teaches classes in Art Appreciation, Drawing, and Painting. Her studio artwork focuses on fiber techniques such as textile dyeing, latch hook, and appliqué and she continues to paint in oils. In addition to her fine art, Kari also creates limited edition jewelry and accessories which explore the use of fiber, dyes, clay, and metal. Her work has been included in various exhibitions and publications including New American Paintings. Locally, her work has been exhibited at the Lawndale Art Center, Galveston Art Center, and Mantle Art Space in San Antonio.?
MA in Art History from Oklahoma State University
BA in Art History from the University of Oklahoma
Amy Sluis is an Assistant Professor of Art History at Lone Star College-University Park where she has taught since 2017. She currently teaches Art Appreciation, Art History: Prehistoric to Gothic, Art History: Renaissance to Modern, and honors courses in Art History. Her research focuses on cross-cultural sharing of stylistic elements in the art and architecture of Medieval Spain during the 14th century. She has presented her research at institutions including Oklahoma State University, The University of North Texas, and The Newberry Library in Chicago.