Ric R. Castro, Professor of Art, shows one of his recent artworks.
Photo courtesy of Ric Castro
Victor Consaga’s photograph of a Charter Day Latte hut is pictured.
Irena Keckes, Associate Professor of Art, is putting this artwork on display at the
Photo courtesy of Irena Keckes
The Isla Center for the Arts at the University of Guam invites the public to the Faculty
Biennial Art Exhibit featuring recent works created by faculty members of the University’s
Fine Arts Program.
The exhibit opens at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, and will remain
open to the public and for group tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday until
January 26, 2024, excluding holidays.
The pieces on display include an array of media, including ceramic sculptures, acrylic
and oil paintings, prints, photographs, and digital images.
The featured artists include:
- Lewis S. Rifkowitz, Professor of Art - Rifkowitz has taught courses in sculpture,
ceramics, and three-dimensional design since 1989. He holds a Master of Fine Arts
(MFA) in ceramic sculpture from Montana State University.
- Ric R. Castro, Professor of Art - Castro teaches classes in painting, design, and
illustration. He holds an MFA in painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine
- Irena Keckes, Associate Professor of Art - Keckes teaches printmaking, drawing, basic
design, and environmental art. She holds a doctorate in fine arts with a specialization
in printmaking from The University of Auckland in New Zealand.
- Victor Consaga, Adjunct Instructor - Consaga teaches photography and is a professional
photographer. He received his training while on staff at Latte Magazine and the Pacific
- Jerrold Dwayne Castro, Adjunct Instructor - Castro teaches illustration, life drawing,
and studio for non-majors. He holds an MFA in painting from the Academy of Art University
in San Francisco.
- Tara Sood, Adjunct Instructor - Sood teaches History of Traditional Japanese Art.
She holds an MFA in painting and drawing from the Academy of Art University in San
- Perry Perez, Adjunct Instructor - Perez teaches graphic art courses in the Fine Arts
Program. He graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Calif., with
a bachelor’s in advertising illustration. He has more than 20 years of experience
as a graphic designer/illustrator.
The Isla Center for Arts is in House No. 15, Dean’s Circle on the UOG campus. Admission
is free, and donations are appreciated.
Groups are cordially invited to contact the Isla Center at (671) 735-2965 or email@example.com to schedule tours of the exhibit.