Program Faculty

NAME, TITLE PHONE

Candice Smith Corby

Assistant Professor of Studio Arts
508-565-1897 csmithcorby@stonehill.edu

Bridget Meigs

Manager, The Farm at Stonehill
508-565-1637 bmeigs@stonehill.edu

William Pettit

Art Instructor
  williampettit@gmail.com

Candice Smith Corby

Assistant Professor of Studio Arts

Candice Smith Corby is the Gallery Director of the Cushing-Martin Gallery at Stonehill College. She received her BFA in painting from Tyler School of Art and her MFA in painting from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Each year she curates four professional artist exhibitions and facilitates in-house exhibitions such as the Alumni and Faculty Biennials, Senior and Graphic Design Annuals, and the annual Exhibitions and Collections capstone course exhibition. She teaches interdisciplinary studio arts courses with travel components and is a practicing artist. She is a Massachusetts Cultural Council 2014 Finalist and 2008 Fellow in Painting and a Dave Bown Projects 2011 Award recipient.

Bridget Meigs

Manager, The Farm at Stonehill

Bridget Meigs is manager of The Farm at Stonehill. She received her B.S. in Biology from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario in 2001 where she studied communication of the Black-Capped Chickadee for her undergraduate thesis project with Dr. Laurene Ratcliffe. She then traveled, volunteered and studied Spanish in Central America before completing a Masters of Professional Studies in Sustainable Agriculture from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Her work at Cornell with Dr. James Lassoie focused on the role that school gardens can play in addressing children’s food insecurity in the Western Highlands of Guatemala.

Before coming to Stonehill College to start The Farm in 2011, she worked for organizations in Kenya, Guatemala and California including McGill University’s Canadian Field Studies in Africa Program, Habitat for Humanity, The FruitGuys.

William Pettit

Visiting Lecturer

William A. Pettit III received his BA from University of Pittsburgh and his MFA in Painting from Tyler School of Art. He has been teaching studio art at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy since 1999 and has taught for several other study abroad programs including the Umbra Insitute in Perugia, the University of Iowa, the University of Richmond, London, and Temple University Rome programs. Besides teaching the standard drawing and painting courses, he has designed and taught course in ancient media such as fresco painting, the medieval bottega, and pinhole photography. He has collaborated with Stonehill College hosting fresco painting workshops since 2014.  

He is founder and director of The Bottega, an artists collective hosting on site workshops in Italy, and of the Fiorentini Art Studio, the art gallery at John Cabot University, Rome.

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