Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
Phone: 305-899-3049 Ext: 3049
Nicky Beltran has worked on a variety of graphic design oriented projects for over a decade. She’s been employed by companies like Carnival Cruise Lines, RE/MAX Realty and American Printing Arts, as well as served as the Art Director for Solomon Snow Advertising. Her skills have been utilized by clients such as Downtown Hollywood, City of Hollywood Beach, Whole Foods Market, Colombian Emeralds International and many more.
Her education includes a B.F.A. in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Central Florida and an M.F.A. in Graphic Design from Florida Atlantic University. Currently, Nicky is employed as a full time Assistant Professor at Barry University, where she teaches web and graphic design, as well as manages an original website (www.nickyclasses.com ) that she dedicated to her students, to help promote their design work to the public.
Professor of Art
Phone: 305-899-3426 Ext: 3426
Angi Curreri was born in Brooklyn, New York. She received her M.F.A. in ceramics and drawing from the University of Kansas in Lawrence and her B.F.A. in art from The University of Miami, Coral Gables. While in graduate school, she attended the University of Georgia's Study Abroad program in Cortona, Italy through the generosity of a Ford Foundation Grant and two University of Kansas fellowships: the Post Baccalaureate Affirmative Action Fellowship and the Summer Fellowship. Travel, dreams, memories and personal experiences inspire her work.
Curreri's clay works and drawings have been exhibited at museums and galleries throughout the U.S. Her work is included in private and public collections in the United States, Canada, Japan, and Australia. She is also involved in the public art arena in South Florida creating ceramic installations and tile murals for Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.
Professor of Art History
Phone: 305-899-3424 Ext: 3424
Born in Southern California, Dan Ewing received his B.A. from the University of California and his M.A. and Ph.D. in art history from the University of Michigan. Before joining the Barry faculty in 2000 he taught for nineteen years at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in western New York, and briefly at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, the University of Rochester in New York state, and Broward Community College in South Florida, as well as participating in off-campus study programs in London and Los Angeles.
His research interests focus on early Flemish and Dutch painting, including the rise of Antwerp as a European art center and the marketing infrastructures for Renaissance art produced on speculation for the open market. His scholarly work has been published in American, Belgian, Dutch, British, Spanish, French and Korean publications, and he has been the recipient of research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (twice), the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Renaissance Society of America, the American Philosophical Society, and the Ambassador Jean Wilkowski International Fellowship awarded by Barry University. He is currently writing a book on the Antwerp painter, Jan de Beer.
Associate Professor of Graphic Design
Phone: 305-899-4924 Ext: 4924
Thomas Rockwell grew up in Norwalk, Connecticut. In 1996 he received his B.F.A. in Graphic Design with a Photography minor from the Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, Ohio and in 2002 he earned his M.F.A. in Graphic Design from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. Tom began his career in design working at his parents’ print shops in the early eighties before entering the New York commercial art scene as a Marketing Assistant for the Dutch copier company, Océ-Business Systems, Inc.
He has had ads appear in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times and had the opportunity to work with Anderson-Lembke Advertising Agency. Rockwell left the world of corporate advertising in 1987 to assume the position of Publications Director for the State University of New York at Purchase. Thomas came to Barry University in 2002 to create the university's graphic design program.