Edward Fosmire

Ed Fosmire is an Assistant Professor of Art, teaching classes in Art Concepts, Asian art, and African art. Professor Fosmire began his teaching career at Santa Ana College in 1994 as an adjunct faculty member and has also taught at Goldenwest College and Chapman University. He was appointed a full-time faculty member at SAC in 2015. He has also worked as an administrator at several museums including the Laguna Art Museum, Oceanside Museum of Art (where he was the Executive Director), and Long Beach Museum of Art. Professor Fosmire has curated a number of exhibitions and recently wrote the exhibition catalog for the 2014 Bowers Museum exhibition, Heavenly Horses: 2,000 of Chinese and Japanese Equine Art. His interests include the interface between cultures, especially Western and Asian cultures and the resulting artworks, movements, and styles. A recent trip took him to India where he examined south Indian monuments and their possible Western influence. Professor Fosmire has a BA and MA from CSU Long Beach and in his spare time likes to surf, play the guitar, and visit museums and galleries.