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About Craig M Hill

Professor Hill earned his BFA in drawing from the Atlanta College of Art and his MFA in painting and printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design. He teaches drawing, painting and printmaking. His work appropriates imagery and techniques from pop culture and modernist works of art. In using well-known childhood imagery such as super heroes, toys, and ray guns he creates paintings that revolve around issues of masculinity and male rites of passage.
Artist's statement: "In my studio and inside my classroom, art making is examined both as language and as craft. The visual language addresses the use of cultural signifiers, symbols and metaphors in the content and structure of the image. My students are not only taught to make images but also to read images in order to develop their visual literacy. They are taught to examine the social, cultural and historical contexts within their work. This understanding enables the expression of meaningful communication, both personal and shared. It is my goal to foster an understanding of the world through the study of art, in order to engage with the world in a meaningful way."

Positions

Present Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Kenyon College
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Contact Information

P: (740) 427-5458
Horvitz 218
http://craighillart.com/home.html


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