Lela Pierce, Assistant Professor of Art in Sculpture, received a prestigious Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship, which supports early-career Minnesota and New York City-based artists who generate new work that takes creative risks in expanding, questioning, experimenting with, or reimagining conventional artistic forms. See an interview with the artist. Prof. Pierce is represented by Bockley Gallery.

Dr. Joanna Inglot, Edith M. Kelso Associate Professor of Art History, has had her research on artist Magdelena Abakanowic heralded by the Tate Modern as the foundation of their exhibit Magdalena Abakanowicz: Every Tangle of Thread and Rope (November 17, 2022–May 21, 2023). See an interview with Prof. Inglot.

Pao Houa Her, former Macalester Studio Art Faculty in Photography, was chosen for the Whitney Biennial 2022.  Pao Houa Her is represented by Bockley Gallery.


Fall 2023 Arts@Mac sampler, Wed. Oct. 11, 4:30-5:30pm, Arts Commons. Find out about courses, activities, majoring, exhibits, performances, etc. from faculty, staff and students in the Fine Arts. Studio tours, a walk-through choir practice plus cookies and cider. Open to all.