Marcus Civin

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Assistant Dean School of Art mcivin@pratt.edu 718.636.3619 p Brooklyn Campus, Main Building 4

Education

BA, Brown University; MFA, University of California, Irvine

Biography

Before Pratt, Marcus was Associate Dean in Graduate Studies at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) then Chair of the Department of Art at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). He is a founder of New Urban Arts, a nonprofit art center for high school students in Providence, Rhode Island. His writing has appeared in Artforum.com, Art Papers, Afterimage, Aufgabe, Momus, and Southwest Contemporary. Exhibition and performance venues include St. Charles Projects, School 33 Art Center, Boston Center for the Arts, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Station Gallery at University of Southern California, and UMASS University Hall Gallery. He serves on advisory boards for Full Bleed, a journal of art and design, and P.I. Art Center, a portfolio preparation program for International students.