Contact Visual & Performing Arts

Director: M.J. Iuppa
Phone: (585) 385-8412

Visual & Performing Arts Department News


M.J. Iuppa’s New Poetry Collection Receives 2016 Release


Iuppa's third full-length poetry collection, Small Worlds Floating, will be released by Cherry Grove Collections in August 2016. Read More

Fisher to Participate in 2015 “If All of Rochester Reads the Same Book” Program


St. John Fisher College will be participating in this year’s “If All of Rochester Reads the Same Book” program by Writers and Books, and will hold a campus roundtable and serve as a host site in the chosen author’s reading tour. Lavery Library, the Visual and Performing Arts Program, English Department, and the Sustainability Program are sponsoring the events. Read More

Faculty Appear at Fringe Festival


If you are headed to the popular First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, which is taking place now in downtown Rochester, you’ll see some familiar Fisher faces on stage and behind-the-scenes. Faculty members Dr. Ruben Gomez, M.J. Iuppa, and Jeremy Sarachan are all playing a role in the popular event. Read More

Iuppa Reaches Publishing Milestone


Writer-in-Residence M.J. Iuppa recently reached a publishing milestone, having a total of 77 pieces of her work published in 2013. Her goal was simple: get more acceptances and publications during the year than her age. Read More

English Student Publishes Essay

English Student Publishes Essay


Samantha Reynolds, a senior English major, has had her lyric essay, “Sixty Seconds of Rain,” published in the current issue of Canto Magazine, a Rochester-based monthly literary arts journal. Read More

"Rochester Riots: 50 Years Later” – A Public Dialogue


Over the next couple of months, St. John Fisher College will host “The Rochester Riots: Fifty Years Later – A Public Dialogue,” a series of events that remember the Rochester Riots of 1964. The events will include panel discussions, performances, an art exhibit, and an all-day conference focused on the riots. Read More

O’Keefe Ross Gallery Featuring Faculty, Staff, Student Work

O’Keefe Ross Gallery Featuring Faculty, Staff, Student Work


Faculty, staff, and student artwork is now on display in the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery in the Welcome Center, and will be showcased through February 10. An opening reception for the Faculty, Staff, and Student Art Invitational will take place on Thursday, January 23, from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Read More

From the Big Screen to Fisher: Media and Communication Adds Local Filmmaker to Adjunct Roster

From the Big Screen to Fisher: Media and Communication Adds Local Filmmaker to Adjunct Roster


Her work has been seen worldwide, and Newsweek named one of her films as one of the five best non-fiction films in 2001. Lucky for Fisher students, she has joined the Media and Communication Department this semester as an adjunct professor. Read More


Upcoming Visual & Performing Arts Events

There are no Visual and Performing Arts events scheduled at this time. Visit the complete campus calendar for more upcoming events.

Upcoming Admissions Events

Map & DirectionsA-Z Site IndexPeople Directory

Copyright © St. John Fisher College • 3690 East Avenue, Rochester, New York 14618 • (585) 385-8000
Questions/Comments? - Email the Webmaster Website Terms of Use