Nora Sturges


Prof. Nora Sturges

Contact Info

CA 4016
By appointment or by hours published on office door


MFA Painting, Ohio University, Athens, OH

BA Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME (Magna Cum Laude)

Areas of Expertise

Painting and Drawing


Nora Sturges is a painter whose work explores both the practical and unintentional ways we transform our visual environment. She has exhibited her work widely in shows at Lonsdale Gallery in Toronto, Civilian Art Projects in Washington, D.C., Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien in Berlin, Germany, Galerie Youn in Montreal, the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, The Painting Center in New York City, Seraphin Gallery in Philadelphia, Grimaldis Gallery in Baltimore, and David Lusk Gallery in Nashville, among others. She is the recipient of three Individual Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council, and her work has been included four times in the publication New American Paintings. She received a B.A. in studio art from Bowdoin College, and an M.F.A. in painting from Ohio University. Sturges lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

Courses Taught

  • ART 324 Abstract Painting
  • ART 325 Painting Meaning
  • ART 229 Painting I
  • ART 436 Personal Direction in Painting
  • ART 472 Advanced Drawing II
  • ART 784 Seminar on College-level Teaching