Loyola University Maryland

Department of Fine Arts

Photography Faculty

Dan SchlapbachProf. Dan Schlapbach, Chair of Fine Arts Department, Professor, and Photography Program Director

Dan Schlapbach received his MFA from Indiana University. He is a Professor of Fine Arts at Loyola University. His work has been exhibited locally and nationally. Mr. Schlapbach’s research interests include the history of photography, alternative photographic processes such as stereo photography and wet-plate collodion, and digital imaging. He received an Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council in 2008 and 2011.

Jon MalisProf. Jon Malis
, Associate Professor

Currently an Associate Professor of Fine Arts & photography at Loyola University of Maryland, Jon Malis is an award-winning artist and cinematographer. Artistically, his work deals primarily with the representation and display of visual imagery and information, focusing on how the viewer perceives and interprets the image based its mode of presentation. In addition to exhibiting both locally and nationally, and screening films internationally, he is a 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize semi-finalist, and was the recipient of the 2012 National Photography Award from the von Lebig Art Center (Naples, FL). For more information, please visit www.jonmalis.com.

Mary Beth Akre

Mary Beth Akre, MFA

Professor of studio arts Mary Beth Akre, MFA, is also a celebrated landscape artist

Fine Arts
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Student troupes explore the world of theater, and gain production experience, and bring classic and contemporary works to life on Loyola's stage.