Ceramics Alumni, Kevin Kao, to Serve on FATE Board
Kevin Kao, MFA 2015, Assistant Professor of art at Furman University has been elected to the FATE board of directors.
Kevin Kao is an artist and educator creating work addressing individuality, the body, and the collective experience. Drawing from a background in biology and ecology, he sculpts figure-ish forms as an intersection of nature, taste and objectification. He maintains an active artistic practice and exhibits work nationally, including a recent solo exhibition, with Breath, at the Kranzberg Arts Center in 2021.
Born in California, Kao has lived and worked across the country, attending the University of Tennessee School of Art, Knoxville for graduate studies, with a concentration in ceramics. Prior to joining Furman in Fall 2021, he served on faculty at McKendree University and Coker College. At Furman, he is responsible for teaching and developing the curriculum within the 3D disciplines of the Art Department. He particularly enjoys teaching ceramics and sculpture as necessary frameworks for students to comprehend and represent the world around them.
Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE) is an educational association dedicated to the promotion of excellence in the development and teaching of college-level foundation courses in both studio and art history.
More information about Kevin Kao and his work at: https://kevinrkao.com/