Professor Joseph Peragine Named Director of the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design
Professor Joseph Peragine has been named as the new director of the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design in the College of the Arts effective July 1, 2018.
“We are excited to have Professor Peragine serve in this leadership role and look forward to working with him as the Welch School of Art & Design continues to make important contributions to the success of the college and university,” said Wade Weast, dean of the College of the Arts.
Professor Peragine has served in various academic roles during his time at Georgia State University, including director of graduate studies, director of undergraduate studies and foundations coordinator in the Welch School of Art & Design. He has been on the faculty at Georgia State since 1996, first serving as a visiting instructor and subsequently advancing through the ranks to his current position of professor in drawing, painting, and printmaking. Professor Peragine holds an M.F.A. in drawing and painting from Georgia State University and a B.F.A. from the University of Georgia.