Professor of Art
Art Building, Studio 201
Chris Willcox was born and raised in Toronto. She received her BFA in studio Art from the Ontario College of Art and Design, and an MFA from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. She has taught at Macalester since 2000, teaching all levels of Painting, including courses on the Figure, Mural Painting and Color Theory and Practice. She has shown her paintings in group and solo exhibitions in the United States and Canada, most recently in solo exhibitions at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Phipps Center for the Arts. She was part of a group exhibition, “Critical Translations,” at the Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota and “Postcards from the Edge,” an AIDS benefit in New York City. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship, and in 2013/14 she received both a Howard Foundation Fellowship and a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant. She recently attended professional artist residencies at The Banff Arts Center in Alberta and Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Colorado.
BFA: Ontario College of Art and Design, 1990
BA: University of Guelph, 1992
MFA: Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, 1998
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