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Fiber Artist Aaron McIntosh Visits OCAC

November 16, 2017

Fiber artist Aaron McIntosh will be visiting Oregon College of Art and Craft to lecture in the Fibers Department on Friday, 11/17 at 9:00am in the Fibers Department Construction Studio. Additionally, Aaron will be meeting with the MFA in Craft and the Applied Craft + Design MFA programs as a guest critic and visiting artist. 

Aaron McIntosh is a fourth generation quiltmaker and cross-disciplinary artist whose work mines the intersections of material culture, family tradition, sexual desire and identity politics in a range of works including quilts, sculpture, collage, drawing and writing. McIntosh received his BFA from the Appalachian Center for Craft and his MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has exhibited work widely throughout the US and his critical writing has appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, Hyperallergic and the Journal of Modern Craft. McIntosh is a recipient of two Windgate Fellowships (2006, 2015) and a Maryland State Arts Council Grant (2013), as well as residencies at Haystack Mountain School of Craft and the Virginia Center for Creative Arts. He currently lives and works in Richmond, VA, where he is an assistant professor and Fiber Area Head in VCU's Department of Craft/Material Studies.

To learn more about Aaron and to see his work, please visit his website here or click here.