Timothy Parsley

Associate Professor of Studio Art, Program Director for Studio Art


Tim Parsley is Program Director for Studio Art and Associate Professor of Studio Art (Painting and Drawing) at the University of Saint Francis, Division of Creative Arts in Fort Wayne, IN.  Tim earned his BFA from the University of Cincinnati and his MFA from Miami University (Oxford, OH).   As an artist primarily working through painting, drawing, and collage, Tim’s work navigates the history of America and the complicated tensions caused by its constructive ambition. He also works as a public artist and public art educator, creating numerous, large-scale, publicly-supported mural projects throughout the Midwest, New York, and Nairobi, Kenya.  Tim serves as a member of the City of Fort Wayne’s Public Art Commission and board member for Artlink Contemporary Gallery.  

Areas of Interest

  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Collage
  • Public Art
  • Mural painting 
  • Professional practices for artists 
  • Art Galleries
  • International study opportunities 
Timothy Parsley