Robert A. Bosco, MFA
Robert A. Bosco, MFA

Robert A. Bosco, MFA

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise/Specializations

  • Painting I, II, III, IV – Oil Painting, Collage. Senior Thesis.
  • Art Fundamentals –- Basic Drawing and Design
  • Life Drawing I, II, III, IV. Color Theory –- Acrylic, Watercolor, Chalk Pastel .

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Fine & Performing Arts

Position

  • Associate Professor

Biography

EDUCATION
1969  M.F.A.      University of Iowa -- Iowa City, Iowa (Major in Painting; Minor in Drawing)
1967  M.A.         University of Iowa -- Iowa City, Iowa
1965  B.A.         St. John’s University -- Collegeville, Minnesota (Major in Fine Arts)
 
TEACHING AND EXHIBITS
Taught at Eastern Michigan University, Sienna Heights College, Kendall School of Design, and Bethany College. Presently an Associate Professor of Art at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.
 
Has participated in over sixty exhibitions throughout the United States. Received nine awards, including two First Place, Painting Division, on the national level. Has work in several permanent collections. Received residency grants for national art colonies – Cummington Art Colony in Massachusetts and Hambidge Center for the Arts in Georgia. Spent summers in artistic production in Italy, Canada, Colorado, San Francisco, New York City, Adirondack Mountains, New England and New Mexico. Current research at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health near Lenox, Massachusetts; Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, New York.

Education

  • 1969 M.F.A. University of Iowa -- Iowa City, Iowa (Major in Painting; Minor in Drawing)
  • 1967 M.A. University of Iowa -- Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1965 B.A. St. John’s University -- Collegeville, Minnesota (Major in Fine Arts)

Publications and Presentations

Presentations

  • Portfolio Day at Joslyn Art Museum - one of four panelists of University Professors, 2015
  • Directed & produced a DVD on "NIne Yoga Paintings" with musical accompaniment, 2015
  • Two curated exhibits at Connect Gallery, Omaha. Faculty exhibit at Creighton University Gallery, 2015
  • Faculty exhibit 50th anniversary of department, 2015
  • One Person Exhibit Governor’s Mansion – ten framed paintings - Lincoln, NE, 2014
  • One Person Exhibit – Worchester Gallery – 3114 Harney Street, Omaha, NE - 2014, 2014
  • 2014 Continued work on Yoga Illustrations for Yoga Book, dedicated to UNHCR, 2014
  • 2014 Continued development of Yoga Illustrations for Yoga Book in campus studio – new approach using Photoshop & Digital Transformation included in creative process, 2014

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Classical Yoga; History of Western Art; Oil Painting Techniques; New Teaching Approaches

Current Research Projects

  • Current research at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health near Lenox, Massachusetts; Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, New York.