Prof. William S. Bukowski is a Professor in the Studio Art department.
2019 Art LectureBill Bukowski will be delivering an art lecture on October 10 at 7 p.m.
ProfessionalBill Bukowski has been one of the artists involved in the Arts and Healing Program at Children's Hospitals of Minnesota. He has recently completed fourteen paintings for the second floor family waiting rooms at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis and four paintings and two murals for the Children's Hospital in St. Paul. The paintings include images of children and Minnesota landscapes. Bukowski has returned to the classroom after being on his fourth sabbatical in the fall of 2011. He and his wife Sherri ('74) spent part of the fall semester in Rome, Italy and also toured Athens, Greece and some of the art museums in New York, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. Visiting churches, Roman ruin sites and museums kept the couple busy in the Eternal City. Bukowski also had time for painting, writing and research. Bukowski is currently working on a series of paintings based on film noir images. Many of the paintings are monochromatic and feature dramatic lighting and costumes from Bethany. It has been 10 years as of June 2012 since Bukowski worked with Jim Shugrue to finish the Creation fresco in the Marvin G. Meyer Hall of Science and Mathematics. Bukowski studied fresco technique in Ceri, Italy, and met Shugrue while taking the fresco workshop. This year will mark Bukowski's 32 year of teaching at Bethany Lutheran College. He has seen the college and program grow extensively since 1980.
Bill Bukowski has recently taught the following courses:
- Art History I Prehistory to the Gothic Period
- Art History II Renaissance to Realism
- Art History III Impressionism to Contemporary
- Drawing I
- Painting I
- Drawing II
- Life Drawing I
- Painting II
- Life Drawing II
- Painting III
- Painting IV
- Painting V
- Painting VI
- Painting VII
- Portfolio/Senior Project
- Senior Exhibition
- Art Internship
- Art Independent Study
- Graphic Design Senior Project/Capstone - Part One
- Sociology Internship