Faculty Hall of Fame: Richard Zakin

Faculty Hall of Fame: Richard Zakin

Professor emeritus Richard Zakin’s home in Oswego reflects a life immersed in art. Walls and shelves display artwork both collected and made; Zakin’s own hand-built clay pieces capture his formidable skill at a variety of ceramic techniques. “I always liked art that forced me to use my brain,” Zakin said, as he showed how adding

Faculty Hall of Fame: Helen Zakin

Professor Emerita of Art Helen Zakin

Her career took her to the soaring cathedrals of Europe in search of medieval stained glass windows, but as a teacher, Professor Emerita of Art Helen Zakin was always more comfortable in the intimate seminar rooms of Tyler Hall.