Dan Napolitano

Associate Dean, Founding Director of Art Force 5
School of Art and Design
School of Art and Design

"I am a graduate of our amazing BFA art program and earned my Master's in Education (MEd). I was attracted to Alfred as a hub for creative thinkers. Every student has a spark of potential that just needs fuel. I love discovering the super powers within each hero."

- Dan Napolitano


  • BFA & MEd from Alfred University

Courses Taught

  • Art Force 5 Community-based Art Independent Internships (including summer)


  • Founder of the Art Force 5, a nationally recognized team that uses the power of "creativity over conflict." We lead community-based art and non-violence school workshops.
  • Comic Books, Painting, Graphic Design
  • Putting a spotlight on student greatness.

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