Linda C. Galgani (Photography)
Received her MFA from the University of South Florida in 1992 and an Master’s of Education at Emmanuel College in Boston in 1998. Her undergraduate degree is in Geography from Clark University in Worcester where she graduated Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. While at USF, she was awarded the Adah Schaich Endowed Scholarship in Photography.
Outside of her service as an adjunct at HCC, Ms Galgani runs the photography program at Howard W. Blake High School, teaching black and white photography, color photography, digital imaging and portfolio. Before moving to Tampa, she lived in Boston, Massachusetts where she was a visiting artist for Smith College from 1993 – 1996, and also taught photography at Wellesley High School, as well as at Dean College. In addition, she has taught photography in County Mayo, Ireland and Ithaca, NY. She has exhibited her photographs throughout the country and sold her work to corporations such as Pitney Bowes. Her images have appeared in a variety of publications, including the Photo Review. She was selected for Who’s Who Among American Teachers for the past ten consecutive years. She received an Award of Recognition from the National Foundation for Advancement In The Arts as well as Arts for a Complete Education
Kurt Holyoke (Drawing)
Holds an MA+18 (University of South Florida-Art
Studio), MA (California State University-Humanities), and a BA
(University of South Florida-Art Studio). As a working artist,
his paintings and drawings have been showcased in numerous
venues (Museums, Galleries, Publications, etc.) and have received
favorable notice from the likes of Richard Vine (Managing Editor of Art
in America), William Zimmer (Art Critic - The New York Times), and
internationally recognized artist James Rosenquist.
Kurt remains dedicated to art, art education and the community at large
and expresses this through his continued commitment to maintaining an
active, meaningful, and relevant portfolio, his work in leading art
studio courses at Hillsborough Community College
(1999 - present), his effort in the creation and implementation of art
studio offerings at Pasco Community College(2004 -2009), his involvement
in the public schools system, and his ongoing acceptance of honoraria
and jurying engagements.