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Painter William Salzillo began teaching at Kirkland College in 1973 and joined the Hamilton faculty in 1978 when the schools merged. He was the founding director of the Emerson Gallery at Hamilton College, serving from 1982 to 1992.  His work has been exhibited at the National Academy of Design and Fourteen Sculptors Gallery, New York City; Everson Museum, Syracuse; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, and elsewhere. His most recent works explore the landscapes of California and the American Southwest and Italy. Salzillo earned a M.F.A. from Cranbrook Academy of Arts.

Recent Courses Taught

Introduction to Drawing
Introduction to Painting

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Educational Background

M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
A.B., Middlebury College

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