An artist and teacher for over 40 years, Deborah Rockman is a professor emeritus of art at Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) of Ferris State University. In 1993, she was the first woman and the youngest person to receive a full professorship at KCAD. She received her Master of Fine Arts in drawing and printmaking from the University of Cincinnati. Rockman’s award-winning work in drawing, photomontage, mixed media and digital drawing has been exhibited in numerous solo, invitational and group exhibitions in the United States and China. Among Rockman’s accomplishments, she was responsible for creating the Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts in drawing programs at KCAD in 2008, with approval received from the National Association of Schools of Art and Design in 2009.
The exhibition and reception will be held at the Kresge Foundation Art Gallery inside the Riethmiller Blackman Art Building. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.