Michael Jones McKean will be visiting the department on December 3, 2015.
Michael Jones McKean (b. 1976, Micronesia) is the recipient of
numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Nancy Graves
Foundation Award and an Artadia Award. McKean has been awarded
fellowships and residencies at The Core Program at the Museum of Fine
Arts, Houston, The International Studio and Curatorial Program in New
York City, The Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, The Bemis Center for
Contemporary Arts, The Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program and The
MacDowell Colony. Recent exhibitions include the Center for Curatorial
Studies, Bard, Annedale-On-Hudson, NY; Horton Gallery, New York, NY;
Manifestation Internatiationle d’art de Quebec Biennale; Gentili Apri,
Berlin, Germany; The Art Foundation, Athens, Greece; Parisian Laundry,
Montreal, Canada; and Shenkar University, Tel Aviv, Israel. Mckean is
currently an Associate Professor of Sculpture and Extended Media at
Virginia Commonwealth University.