Charles and Elizabeth Bisignano Art Gallery Staff

Alan Garfield

Alan GarfieldBisignano Art Gallery Director; Professor Emeritus

Phone: 563.589.3717 Department: Digital Art and Design


  • MA, State University of New York-Binghamton
  • BA, University of Iowa

Alan Garfield retired as chair of the Digital Art and Design Department at the University of Dubuque in 2022. He has also served as director of the Bisignano Art Gallery since its opening in 2008. His formal education is eclectic: BA, University of Iowa; MA, State University of New York-Binghamton; Postgraduate work Wadham College, Oxford. His interests, as measured by recent publications, included 2D and 3D animation algorithms, images in contemporary politics, 19th century French philosophies, Holocaust studies, and Beat Generation poetry. While he teaches at UD during the school year, he lives in Ireland with his wife, Phyllis, during the summer.

Noah Bullock

Noah BullockCoordinator for the Bisignano Art Gallery

Phone: 563.589.3648 Fax: 563.589.3482 Department: Heritage Center Office: 113A Heritage Center

Noah bullock was born and raised in Dubuque, IA. He went to Dubuque Senior High School and later attended the University of Dubuque (C'21). He majored in digital art, thus igniting his love for art history. Over the course of his time at the University, Noah was named College Photographer of the Year two years in a row ('17, '18). He was the President of the photography club and still has an important influence in the program today. Noah plans to go on and receive a master’s degree in both the fine arts of photography and museum studies.


BA, University of Dubuque.