Christopher Whittey
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Christopher Whittey
Christopher Whittey is an artist and arts educator/ administrator whose work interrogates labor, working class issues, and relations of power in contemporary society. After studying at the Center for Creative Studies and receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Wayne State University, Whittey worked as a master carpenter building stage sets and props in New York for such prestigious venues as the Metropolitan Opera, Saturday Night Live and The Conan O’Brien Show. In 1989, he returned to complete his formal education at the Rhode Island School of Art and Design and received his Master of Fine Arts degree in 1991. The following year, Whittey was selected to attend the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. His work has been showcased in numerous locations including White Columns and The Thread Waxing Space in New York and he has received a New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship, Van Lier Foundation Grant (awarded by the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program), and an Individual Artist Grant from New York’s Artist Space. He is currently a Professor of art and design, and Vice President of Faculty Affairs and Chief Academic Officer at the Cleveland Institute of Art.

 

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01. The Narcissism of Minor Differences: A Certain Angle issue 20: September 2015