Professional Experience

Dori Bartholomew Litzer honorably retired December 2015 from Linn-Benton Community College where she had been contracted faculty for 27 years.

Faculty for the Art Department at Linn-Benton Community College:
Curriculum taught at Linn-Benton Community College since 1988

  •     Art 115, Design: Composition
  •     Art 116, Design: Color
  •     Art 204, History of Art Survey Sequence: Ancient Art
  •     Art 205, History of Art Survey Sequence: Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque Art
  •     Art 206, History of Art Survey sequence: 17th-20th Century Art
  •     Art 102, Understanding Art
  •     Art 131, 132, 133, Drawing I, II, III
  •     Art 181, 281, Painting I, II

2015           Professional Development Sabbatical Leave Award, Winter Term.

  •     Research thesis in painting, drawing and writing, “Ourselves, Our Environment and Modernism.”

Teaching Abroad

  •     Oregon International College Consortium Grant Recipient for Teaching: Florence, Italy, 2005
  •     Art 199, European Study Tour, 1997 (with LBCC in partnership with Chemeketa Community College)
  •     Art 199, European Study Tour, 1995 (with LBCC, in partnership with Chemeketa Community College)

1988-89    Adjunct Art Faculty, Drawing, Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR.

1987-88    Graphic Artist, Candalaria Elementary School, Salem, OR.

1987-88    Graphic Artist, Jary’s Florist Shop, Salem, OR.

1987          Teacher, (long term substitute) Middleton High School, Middleton, WI.
(Taught Computer Graphics, Drawing, Printmaking, Art Fundamentals)

1986-67    Gallery Assistant, Art Consultant, Broden Gallery, Madison, WI.

1981-83    Teacher, Art, Aquin High School, Freeport, IL.

1980-81    Adjunct Faculty of Art, Highland Community College, Freeport, IL.

1976-80    Teacher, Art, Orangeville High School, Orangeville, IL.

1975-76    Teacher, Art, Bay Lane Middle School, Muskego, WI.

1974-75    Teacher, Art, Dakota Elementary School, Dakota, IL.

1973-74    Teacher, Art, Norton Elementary School, Gary, IN.



1986    Masters of Fine Art in Two Dimensional Art; University of Wisconsin, Madison

1978    Master of Art in Painting and Drawing; Northern Illinois University

1973    Bachelor of Science in Art Education; University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point


Academic Service

Art Department Chair, LBCC, 2013- present
Art and Aesthetics Resource Team Committee member 2011-present
Search Committee for contracted art faculty Benton Center, LBCC
Visual Arts Department co-chair 2012
Academic Affairs Council member 2011 to present
Fine and Performing Arts Department Chair 2011
LBCC Faculty Association Professional Relations Committee
LBCC Search Committee for the LASSHP Assoc. Dean 2011
Instructional Standards Committee 2010-2011
Curriculum Committee, LBCC, 2003-2010
Work Load Task Force, LBCC, 2003-2006
Department Chair, LBCC Art Department, 1995-2003
President, LBCC Faculty Association, March, 1999 – March, 2000
Invited Speaker, American Women in Com. Colleges, ‘Women In Art,” 1999
Leadership Academy, LBCC, 1999-2000
Learning Outcomes Task Force, LBCC, 1999-2000
Faculty Chair of the LBCC Academic Affairs Council, 1997 -1999
LBCC Faculty Negotiations team, 1999.
reviewer for the 6th edition of the Artforms, textbook, 1998, 1997
LBCC Faculty Appraisal Committee. 1998-2000
LBCC Art and Aesthetics Resource Team (Committee) 1998-2000
Instrumental in the initiation of the campus; A.A.R.T. Committee
President Elect of the Linn-Benton Com. College Faculty Association, 1998-1999
Faculty Chairperson Elect of the LBCC Academic Affairs Council, 1997-1998
LBCC representative to the Chair Academy Leadership Conference, Feb. 1998
Liberal Arts and Human Performance Leadership Team, LBCC, 1996-1997
Oregon Com. College Arts and Humanities Administrators Council 1996-2000
Computer Resource Management Committee, LBCC, 1997-2000
LBCC representative: Internationalizing the Curriculum Workshop, OSU. 1996
Sub committee for AAOT sequence requirements, LBCC, 1995-1996
Seaside Wellness Team, LBCC 1994-1995
Curriculum Committee, LBCC, 1992-1994
Degree Waiver and Negotiations Committee, LBCC, 1992-1994
LAHP screening committee for the hiring of Associate Dean, LBCC, 1993
Oregon Arts Commission: % for Art   1992-1993
Ad Hoc committee: Cultural and Global Awareness, LBCC, 1991
Invited Speaker, DaVinci Days Arts Festival, Corvallis, OR, 1989
Speaker, Great Artists Program, Salem Public Schools, Salem, OR. 1989-1990
Speaker, Art Appreciation Program, Madison Public Schools, Madison, WI. 1984-1987
Advocate for Arts Education 1973-present

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