Lecturers at the Jefferson Educational Society

Merrill Brace,



Jefferson Educational Society, Erie, PA

Faculty, Visual Art Appreciation and Personal Application; Art Appreciation: The Masters

2008- Present

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences, teaching Painting and Visual Studies

2003 - 2008

Mercyhurst College, Erie Pennsylvania

Art Faculty, Foundations, Figure Drawing, Watercolor, Acrylic, Art Appreciation

2005 - 2007

Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania

Director of the Cummings Gallery

2002 - 2004

State University of New York at Jamestown, Art Faculty in Drawing, 2 - D Design, and Introduction to Art


Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Graduate Assistantship - Residence Hall Coordinator for the International, Non-traditional, Graduate and Honors Halls.



Master of Fine Art in Painting, Concentration in Artistic Anatomy Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 2000

Bachelor of Art in Art

Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1971 Pennsylvania State Teacher Certification in Art, K-12, 1974

Sculptural Facial Reconstruction taught by Betty Pat. Gatliff Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, 2004

Independent Artistic Study in Gross Anatomy Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine - LECOM, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1998