Craft & Material Studies

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Raymond Wetzel

Adjunct Faculty

MFA, The University of Michigan
BFA, University of Pennsylvania at Edinboro

rwetzel@collegeforcreativestudies.edu

Raymond Wetzel

Research Interests:

I have done extensive design and installation work for corporate collections and small museums. I continue to work as a furniture designer and artisan. Currently administrator for the Residential College Art Gallery at the University of Michigan. Interest in islamic contemporary art.

Professional Experience:

Co-ordinated and designed major projects of the National Center for the study of Frank Lloyd Wright at Dominos Farms in Ann Arbor, Michigan, The Lycoming County Historical Society in Williamsport Pa ,and the Kingman Museum in Battle Creek Mi. I worked as a set designer for the Parker Copley Dance Company until it closed operations. I briefly taught at the Rudolf Steiner School in Ann Arbor, Mi and Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa. I am a lecturer in Art and Design and the humanities at The University of Michigan Residential College as well as the gallery administrator for the RC Art Gallery. I have served on the advisory board of the Ann Arbor Art fair and the board of Directors at Wonderfool Productions. I received a Mellon fellowship from the University of Michigan Musical Society for course development in 2017-18 academic year. Please see resume for list of experiences.

Significant Publications/Presentations/Exhibitions:

Dance Magazine, November 1988, review of set design and dance performance at Mo Ming, Chicago, Ill.

New Vistas In Ceramic Art, Susan Wechsler, 1982

Panel participant at the Michigan Museum Association annual meeting, November 2010.

Participant in Conference on Creativity, Play and the imagination across disciplines at Columbia University 2011


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