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David LaPalombara

David LaPalombara


Art + Design

David LaPalombara

Professor of Painting + Drawing, and Chair of Foundations

Professor LaPalombara was the Director of the School of Art + Design from 2007 until 2017. He came 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 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 was twice 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.

For more information about David please visit his website at

Educational Background:

B.A. Oberlin College M.F.A. Nova Scotia College of Art and Design