Todd A. Matteson, Associate Professor of Art, University of Evansville
Todd was born in Washington, Indiana and attended the University of Evansville for his Bachelor of Science Degree in Pre-Art Therapy (95). He was a studio assistant under Professor Les Miley from 1997-1999 while working at UE. In January of 2000, Todd started his Masters of Art degree in Ceramics at Purdue University. After graduating from Purdue in 2002, he became an Adjunct Instructor at Ivy Tech State College in Lafayette, IN as well as the Ceramics Instructor and Studio Technician at the West Lafayette Museum of Art.
Todd was accepted into the Master of Fine Arts program at Kansas State University in 2004 and received his degree in 2006. Upon graduation, Todd landed his first full-time professorship at Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH. Todd spent 9 years there as Assistant and Associate Professor as well as the Chairperson of the Art Department. He oversaw the Pre-Art Therapy, Studio Arts, and Art History programs in his final 3 years there. Todd was an elected representative of Faculty Senate at Lourdes and chaired numerous senate subcommittees. He was an officer in the Toledo Federation of the Arts Society, a member of the Sylvania Arts Commission, and sat on boards of other Toledo area art organizations.
In 2015, Todd returned to UE to teach Ceramics, Sculpture, and Foundation courses. He is currently Associate Professor and serves as a Faculty Senate Subcommittee member of Fiscal Affairs, a member of the Education Advisory Council, as well as serving on their Curriculum Committee for Art Education, and a member of the Gallery Committee for the Arts Council of Southwest Indiana.