Duncan Simcoe, M.F.A.

Professor of Visual Arts
Program Lead, Visual Arts

Office Phone: (951) 343-4270
E-mail: dsimcoe@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Adams Business Park A 22
Office Hours: By Appointment Only

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.F.A. Drawing/Painting California State University at Long Beach 1987
B.A. Studio Art California Baptist University 1985
  • Courses Taught

    ART 204, Basic Drawing
    Art 208, Studio Drawing
    Art 283, 383, Painting 1 & 2
    Art 225, Printmaking
    Art 305 & 405, Figure Drawing 1 & 2
    ART 430, Art & the Bible
    ART 200, Art Appreciation
    Humanities

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Art
    Aesthetics
    Church History
    Integrated Theology

  • Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

    Teaching Experience:
    Guest Lecturer at Biola University and La Sierra University in Art and the Bible 2005.
    Visiting Artist at: College of the Ozarks, 2012 & George Foxx University, 2015

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    RECENT EXHIBITIONS:
    2019 Transparency, 3-person exhibition at the Progress Gallery, Pomona CA
    2019, Wisdom of The Desert, group Exhibit at the Sasse Museum, Upland CA
    2018, What Dreams May Come, group exhibition at Biola University
    2016, CIVA (Christians in the Visual Arts) Conference exhibit, Azusa Pacific University
    2015, One to me is pleasure or pain, 2-person exhibit at George-Foxx University, Portland OR
    2014, Solo retrospective exhibit at Azusa Pacific University, Azusa CA
    2005 6degrees Festival, Selah Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.
    2005 CIVA Conference, Azusa Pacific University
    Solo exhibition of drawings, Peter Blake Gallery in Laguna Beach, 2004.
    SCOPES Art Fair, London, England, 2004.

    Writing/Conference:
    2014, two reviews produced for the online journal of Christianity and Culture, Biola University: James Turrell at LACMA and Emil Nolde at the Staddle Museum, Frankfurt
    2005, “What has Jerusalem to do with Athens?” Oxbridge conference/ Cambridge site (also played flamenco guitar for the poetry reading).

    OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

    Exhibition Coordinator, 2005 CIVA Conference, Azusa Pacific University.
    (Juried) Group Show, In America Now, Don O’Melveny Gallery, Hollywood , CA, 2004.
    (Juried) Color Reproduction Section of the CIVA Directory, 2004.
    Group Exhibition, Concordia University, 2005.
    Solo exhibitions at The Latino Art Museum, Pomona CA (July '02)
    Gordon College, Wenham MA (October, '01)
    Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach CA. (October '01)
    Biola University, La Mirada CA (February, '02)
    Roberts-Weslyan College, Rochester, NY (September '01)
    Taught in the study abroad program operated by Gordon College, sited in Orvieto Italy, Nov-Dec 2001
    Exhibitions: 1. Duncan Simcoe, Black Drawings.
    Cal Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks CA 2. Practicing Theology, group exhibit, BIOLA University, la Mirada CA 3.
    Succour, group exhibition, the Crystal Cathedral, Garden Grove CA 4. Culture?, a juried show held in conjunction with the 2009 CIVA conference, Bethel University, St. Paul MN. 5.
    'Meditations on the Apocalyptic' 4-person exhibit at Cal Poly Pomona.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church, Irvine CA.
    Choir member

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Community Service/Involvement:
    M-2 Prison visitation program at Heman G. Stark, YCA.

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Professor Simcoe lost his first wife to cancer in 2013. He has since re-married to Suma Simcoe. They have two children and regularly travel to India.

    Music, he plays guitar and sings;
    History
    International affairs
    Gardening

  • Personal Philosophy

    Ultimately, if you can't ground the things that you do, say or think in love, they aren't worth doing, saying, thinking.