David Snyder

Visiting Assistant Professor or Art

Teaching this semester

VART 1601. Sculpture I, A

An introduction to sculpture, with emphasis on the development of perceptual, organizational, and critical abilities. Studio projects entail a variety of sculptural approaches, including exploration of the structural principles, formal elements, and critical vocabulary of the sculpture medium. Lectures and group critiques augment studio projects in paper, wood, and other media.

David Snyder’s video, installation, and image-based work addresses the unstable and mutable nature of language, imagery, and objects.  Snyder has had numerous solo gallery and museum shows, his work has been included in group exhibitions in the US and internationally, and has been written about in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Art Forum, and Frieze, among other publications.  His previous teaching experience includes a three-year position at Cornell University, where he taught in the BFA program and worked as a graduate advisor to MFA candidates.


  • B.A., Bard
  • M.F.A., UCLA

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