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Faculty Directory » Petri Flint


Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2019
Monday and Thursday 12:30pm - 2:00 p.m.
(Or by appointment)

Office Information:

Room Number: CFA 217
Phone: (978) 665-3461

Courses Taught:

Art Appreciation (ART 1100)
Introduction to Studio Art: Drawing, Painting, & Sculpture (ART 1300)
Drawing (ART 1400)
Design (ART 1600)
Introductory Painting (ART 2102)
Life Drawing (ART 2200)
Intermediate Drawing (ART 2250)
Water-Based Media (ART 2450)
Advanced Open Media Studio (ART 3200)
American Art (ART 2350, ART 2360)
Nineteenth Century Art (ART 2900)
Contemporary Art (ART 3000)
Women, Art, & Society (ART 3700)
Advanced Painting
Survey of Art Forms II
Art of the Renaissance
Leaders in the Humanities: 19th Century
Leaders in the Humanities Colloquium: 19th Century
Leaders in the Humanities: 20th Century
Leaders in the Humanities Colloquium: 20th Century


M.F.A., School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts University
B.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art
A.B., Harvard University

Research Interests:

Issues in contemporary & nature-based art.

Representative Publications:

Selected Lectures/Papers:

"Nature into Art: Personal Reflections." Paper presented at Green, Greener, Greenest: Romancing Nature Again, School of Visual Arts Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists, 2010.

"A Suitable Distance? Holocaust Imagery in Recent Art." SVA Conference: Visions of War: the Arts Represent Conflict, 2009.

“'Going Native': Hybridity and the Modernist Primitive in Conrad and Gauguin." SVA Conference, 2006; co-authored with Dr. Irene Martyniuk.

"Artistic Process as a Narrative of Identity in Modernism and Postmodernism." SVA Conference: Art and Story, 2004.

"Beyond Fundamentals: Teaching a Studio Art Foundations Course in a Liberal Arts Context." SVA Conference, 2003.

"Interdisciplinary Thinking and Teaching and the Narratives We Write." SVA Conference, 2003; co-authored with Dr. Irene Martyniuk.

Selected exhibitions:

"Contemporary Finnish American Artist Series 20th Year Retrospective," Finlandia University Gallery, Hancock, MI, December 2011 - January 2012.

Faculty Show, Sanders Gallery, Fitchburg State University, November - December 2011.

*"Petri Flint: A Sense of Place (Finnish-American Artist Exhibition Series)," Finlandia University, Hancock, MI, November 18 - January 8, 2005.

"Shared Inspiration," Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT, 2005.

"Loring-Greenough Biennial 2005," Juror: Alicia Faxon, Critic, Art New England; People's Choice Award

*"New Landscapes," Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA, June 3-28, 2003.

"Magnetic North," Free Space Gallery, Fitchburg, MA, 2003.