Professor LaPalombara has been the Director of the School of Art since 2007 and currently serves as Interim Director of the Aesthetic Technologies Lab within the College of Fine Art. He comes to Ohio University from Antioch College, where he chaired an interdisciplinary arts and humanities department. His classroom work includes a variety of collaborative teaching experiences within the arts, art & environment, and across the liberal arts curriculum.
Professor LaPalombara is a recipient of a Rome Prize Fellowship and a Fulbright Fellowship in Italy. He is a contributor for the tour guide City Secrets: Rome, and reviewed Joel Sternfeld’s Campagna Romana for Aperture Magazine. He returned recently to Rome as a visiting artist at the American Academy, continuing a body of work focused on spatial perception. His art has been exhibited and reviewed in Canada, Italy, and a variety of cities in the United States.
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