About the Art Department

Faculty

Ron Bechet
Chair & Victor H. Labat Endowed Professor of Art
Painting, Drawing Community Arts
Bldg. 39, Room 105
(504)520-7553
rbechet@xula.edu
MFA Yale University, School of Art

Cheryl Dejoie-LaCabe
Part Time Instructor
Introduction to Graphic Design
Bldg. 43, Room 113
(504) 520-7556
(504) 596-3025 (9-5) Clarion
cdlacabe@clarionherald.org
clacabe@xula.edu
MFA Savannah College of Art & Design
BFA Xavier University of Louisiana

Augustus Jenkins
Part Time Instructor
Printmaking and Drawing
Bldg. 39, Room 101
(504)520-7555
ajenkins@xula.edu
MFA Southern Illinois University

MaPó Kinnord-Payton
Associate Professor of Art
Ceramic Sculpture
Bldg. 51, Room 101
(504)520-6760
mkinnord@xula.edu
MFA Ohio State University

Michelle Nkoyo Lavigne
Instructor

Bldg. 51, Room 102
(504) 520-7554
nkoyolavigne@yahoo.com

Edna "Eddie" Lanieri
Part Time Instructor
Color Digital Photography
Bldg.39 Room 106 & Bldg. 43 Room 113
(504)520-7556
elanieri@xula.edu
MFA Florida State University
Joan Ulmer
Administrative Assistant
The Art Village, Administration
Bldg. 43, Room 101
(504) 520-7556
(504) 520-6723
julmer@xula.edu
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