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Michele Jaquis

Michele Jaquis
Director of Interdisciplinary Studies, Associate Professor
Teaches In
Artists, Community and Teaching
Creative Action
Interdisciplinary Studies
Sustainability
Education: 

MFA (sculpture) Rhode Island School of Design; College Teaching Certificate, Brown University's Sheridan Center for Teaching; BFA (sculpture, experimental studio, psychology) Hartford Art School/Univ. of Hartford; (sculpture & drawing) Burren College of Art, Ireland.

Bio/Affiliation: 

Socially engaged, interdisciplinary artist, educator and academic administrator who has been teaching in various departments at Otis since fall 2000. Work has been presented at conferences, film and video festivals, galleries, museums, and alternative spaces across the U.S. and in Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Artists Collectives: Rise IndustriesPeople's Micronphony Camerata, NEIGHBORGAPBRIDGE

Residencies: Skirball Cultural Center, Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Vermont Studio Center

Represents Otis as a PALS Fellow in the Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability.

AWARDS/HONORS: 

CA Commuity Foundation's Next Gen Arts Professional Development Grant
, US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Voice Award Nomination, Best Documentary 2008 Director’s Chair Film Festival

Otis Faculty Development Grants: Fall 2016, Fall 2014Spring 2014, Spring 2011

Otis Curricular Innovation Grant for Blended Learning 2012