Full-Time Faculty

Sergio De La Torre

Program Director
(415) 422-5297

Sergio De La Torre's project work has focused on issues regarding immigration, tourism, surveillance technologies, and transnational identities. These works have been exhibited in a variety of venues both national and international. He has received grants from the NEA, The Rockefeller Foundation, Creative Capital, the Potrero Nuevo Fund, and the Creative Work Fund, among others. De La Torre's latest project is MAQUILAPOLIS (City of Factories), an hour-long video documentary made in...

Eric Hongisto

(415) 422-5657

Eric Hongisto is a Professor in the Department of Art + Architecture and has previously taught at the University of Delaware and Montana State University-Bozeman. He received his MFA in Painting/Printmaking from the Yale University School of Art, 1999, and his BFA in Painting from the Maine College of Art, 1997. Most recent awards include a 2009 Graves Award in the Humanities, a 2006 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, a 2005 Guggenheim Fellowship in Installation and a 2002 New York Foundation of...


MFA in Painting/Printmaking, Yale University School of Art, 1999, BFA in Painting, Maine College of Art, 1997

Susan Wolsborn

Assistant Professor

Susan Wolsborn received her MFA in Sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design, BFAs in Sculpture and General Art and BA in Sociocultural Anthropology from the University of Washington. She attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and she has shown her artwork at the Queens Museum of Art and White Columns in NYC.

Part-Time Faculty

Julianne Henderson

Adjunct Professor
(415) 994-4074

Julianne Henderson is a Double Don who earned her BA in fine arts with a minor in gender & sexuality studies from the University of San Francisco in 2008. In 2018, she received her MFA in writing from USF where she studied under D.A. Powell, Brynn Saito, Bruce Snider, Laleh Khadivi, and Rachel Richardson. Her writing has been published in various online literary journals and print publications such as The Bookends Review, The Social Poet, Paradise Review, Words Fly Away: Poems for Fukushima...


MFA, Writing, University of San Francisco, BA, Fine Arts, Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of San Francisco

Elahe Shahideh

Adjunct Professor

Elli Shahideh is an artist, painter and adjunct professor in the Department of Art + Architecture at the University of San Francisco.


MA, Education Technology, University of San Francisco, MA, Museum Studies, San Francisco State University, BA, Fine Arts, State University of New York

Jessica Snow

Adjunct Professor

Jessica Snow received a BA in art studio from UC Davis and an MFA from Mills College. She also studied at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and Université de la Nouvelle-Sorbonne III. Squeak Carnwath, Hung Liu, and Wayne Thiebaud were memorable teachers, to whom she's indebted for their mentoring. Jessica has had exhibitions at Le Pavé d’Orsay in Paris, Galleri Urbane in Dallas, Jen Bekman Projects in NYC, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, H...


MFA, Mills College, BA, Art Studio, UC Davis

Jenifer Wofford

Adjunct Professor

Jenifer Wofford is a professional fine artist and illustrator who shows her work both nationally and internationally. She has presented projects in the Bay Area at venues including YBCA, the de Young Museum, the Berkeley Art Museum, and the San Jose Museum of Art.  Wofford was the recipient of a 2017 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant, and a featured artist (with her collaborators) in the 2018 Manila Biennale. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art...


MFA, UC Berkeley, BFA, San Francisco Art Institute