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artist , department chairman , art educator

Sant Khalsa, American artist, art educator, department chairman. Recipient Betty & Jim Kasson Annual Center award, Center Photographic Art, Carmel, California, 2002; Grant, California Council Humanities, 2003-2006, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, 2005-2006, National Endowment Arts, 1998-1999, Artist Fellowship, California Arts Council, 2002-2003, Artist's Fellowship, Arts Foundation San Bernardino County, 1991.


Khalsa, Sant was born on January 3, 1953 in New York City. Daughter of David and Helene Roth.


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and Video, Maryland Institute College Art, Baltimore, 1973. Master of Arts in Photography and Design, California State University, Fullerton, 1983. Master of Fine Arts in Photography, California State University, Fullerton, 1990.


Chair & professor art California State University, San Bernardino, since 1988.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Sant Khalsa: Solve(nt), Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, Regeneration: Environmental Art in California Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, The Altered Landscape: The Carol Franc Buck Collection, Keck Center of The National Academies, Washington, Water in the West, FotoFest, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Out of True, Post-Landscape: Between Nature and Culture, Pomona College Museum Art, Made In California: Art, Image, & Identity, Independent Vision: Women Photographers from the Permanent Collection, Long Exposures: Contemporary Photo Essays from the Permanent Collection, Los Angeles County Museum Art, Earthly Concerns, Thacher Gallery, University San Francisco, books, Art in Action: Nature, Creativity and our Collective Future, Natural World Museum and Earth Aware Editions, book, Pool, Peter E., ed, The Altered Landscape, University of Nevada Press, Reno, exhibition catalog, FotoFest H2O04: Celebrating Water, FotoFest, Inc, Houston, Texas, Post-Landscape: Between Nature and Culture, Pomona College Museum of Art Claremont, California, photographic archive, Water in the West, Center Creative Photography, University Arizona, Tucson, Represented in permanent collections Los Angeles County Museum Art, Nevada Museum Art, Center Creative Photography, Tucson, UCR, California Museum Photography, Riverside.


Artist selection committee sbX Omni Trans Public Art Project, San Bernardino, 2009. Executive board, secretary Society Photographic Education, 1989—1993. Board member Inlandia Institute, Riverside, California, 2009.

Member, secretary, & president UCR California Museum Photography, 1984—1988. Kodak educational advisory council, professional photography division Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, 1992—1994. Member of Society Photographic Education.


Married David Scheffler, April 22, 1999. 1 child Guru Bahadur Singh.

David Roth

Helene Roth

David Scheffler

Guru Bahadur Singh Khalsa