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Faculty Directory » Petri Flint


Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2019
Monday and Thursday 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Other times by appointment.

Office Information:

Room Number: Conlon 217
Phone: 978-665-3461

Courses Taught:

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


MFA School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts University
BFA Massachusetts College of Art
AB 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.