Visiting Assistant Professor

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Biography

David Grainger is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, NY and Fort Collins, Colorado. He is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in Sculpture at Colorado State University. He has an MFA in Sculpture + Extended Media from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a BA in Integrated Arts from the Pennsylvania State University. Making sculpture rooted in practices of drawing and performance, David examines the theatrical aspects of one material mimicking another. He develops psychological landscapes and stages for reflection which locate novelty or wonder within the mundane. Recently David’s work has been featured at Pierogi Boiler Space, NY Center for Book Arts, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Wassaic Project, Philadelphia City Hall, Governors Island, and The Yard in Colorado Springs. He has a forthcoming project in Spring of 2020 at Unisex Salon in Brooklyn, NY.  David has lectured at California College of Arts, Museo Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto Rico, The Universities of Maryland and Virginia, Pratt Institute and MoMA PS1.