Stephen Knudsen

  • B.S., Pacific Lutheran University
  • M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design

"Working in an environment where people with vastly different views still truly listen to one other and help each other."

Stephen Knudsen | Painting professor

Awards, recognition and honors

SCAD Dean's List; SCAD Presidential Fellowship; chosen as SECAC lecturer; developed an eLearning graduate course and included10 original essays on narrative painting


SECAC, board member of a nonprofit foundation helping destitute children

Previous Positions

Nineteen years of teaching graduate and undergraduate painting at university level; widely exhibited internationally, including New York, Beijing, Atlanta, London, Savannah; extensive publication record with 16 essays/articles

Publications and presentations

Published essays by Knudsen are accessible via

SECAC conference. Lecture: "The Art of Critique," 2011


  • "Michael Scoggins: Drawing Attention to his Art," Professional Artist Magazine, 2011
  • "Student Made Textbooks: How to Boost Learning and Enthusiasm in the Classroom," Art Calendar Magazine, September 2009
  • "The Fourth Dimension Of Color and the Knudsen Dual Color Wheel," Art Calendar Magazine, March 2010