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Jeffrey Morton
By Appointment

Jeffrey Morton

Professor of Art

Department Chair


On Faculty Since 2000

Curriculum Vitae

As God's Image Bearers, we make things because that is how God made us. Creation is at the core of our program and to study with us is to step into an imaginative world that celebrates human flourishing.


  • MFA Yale University
  • BFA Temple University, Tyler School of Art

Interests / Specialization

  • I'm a painter by trade and my artistic practice addresses the topic of displacement. 

Selected Professional Work

Art Exhibits:
  • Handwriting, Messiah University, Grantham PA, 2022
  • Chattanooga Local, Stoveworks, 2021
  • Invasive!, Creative Arts Guild, Dalton GA, 2019
  • Art of the South, Crosstown Arts, Memphis TN, 2018
  • Imagination (Un)Bound (invitational group exhibition), Moon Gallery, Berry College, Rome GA, 2017

Get to know your professor

Q. Favorite movie?
A. Trip to Bountiful (1985)

Q. Favorite food?
A. Drunken Noodles (yummy)

Q. What is one thing that instantly makes your day better?
A. Coffee

Q. If you could teach any other major, what would it be?
A. Psychology