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Charles Clary

Associate Professor/Foundations Coordinator, Visual Arts

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Edwards Building (EHFA) 269

Spring 2023 Office Hours

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Charles Clary was born in 1980 in Morristown, Tennessee. He received his BFA in painting with honors from Middle Tennessee State University and his MFA in painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

He has shown in exhibitions at Pierogi Gallery and Nancy Margolis Gallery in New York, Spoke art in San Francisco, and museum shows at Mesa Contemporary Art Museum, Gadsten Museum of Art, and Cornell Museum of Art. Clary has been featured in numerous print and Internet interviews including, This is Colossal, WIRED magazine (US and UK), Hi Fructose,, Bluecanvas Magazine, as well as a recent feature in American Craft Magazine. He has also been featured in publications including 500 Paper Objects,Paper Works,Paper Art,Papercraft 2,PUSH: Paper,and The New Twenties.

Charles has exhibited regionally, nationally, and internationally in numerous solo and group shows, is represented by: Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Diana Lowenstein Gallery, and Patrajdas Contemporary Gallery


M.F.A., (Painting) Savannah College of Art and Design
B.F.A., (Painting) Middle Tennessee State University

Interesting Facts

2016 ARTFIELDS Top Prize, Featured in Rue Morgue Magazine, Cover Photo and inclusion in the book PAPER ART NOW

Teaching Areas

All levels of Foundations

Research Areas

Paper art and sculpture

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