Faculty & Staff

Thomas Paul Raggio
Lead Instructor of Art Appreciation
Arts Online

The visual arts are an amazing part of humanity. Being able to discuss what you observe is the foundation to a world of creativity.

Degrees & Accomplishments
MFA, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
Four-Year Certificate, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Studio Residency for Studies in Fine Art - Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Australia
Publication: Art Sync: Rhythmic Velocities - A conversation with Thomas Paul Raggio by Elizabeth Johnson, edited by Matthew Crain
Publication: Thomas Paul Raggio | In the Studio (book)
Topics of Expertise
Visual Thinking
Color Theory
Art Appreciation

Thomas Paul Raggio holds an MFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, and a Four-Year Certificate from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Raggio has taught Color Theory, Visual Thinking, and currently the Lead for Art Appreciation at Rutgers University. He has also lectured Abstract Expressionism, 19th-century American Art, and participated in many programs promoting the visual arts. Thomas has exhibited works nationally and internationally. His works are private and public collections in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, and Australia.