Welcome to the Department of Art Theory & Practice (AT&P) at the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University. The department has both an undergraduate program, offering a baccalaureate degree, and a graduate program, offering a Masters of Fine Arts degree.

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Pamela Bannos
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

Jeanne Dunning

Andrew Falkowski
Irena Knezevic

Judy Ledgerwood
Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle
Michael Rakowitz
Steve Reinke
Lane Relyea

Deb Sokolow


Dave McKenzie

Dave McKenzie works in a variety of media and is known for his playful, conceptual approach to themes such as artistic identity, racial identity, generosity, and the everyday. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2000. Recent solo exhibitions include “Screen Doors on Submarines”, REDCAT, Los Angeles; “Momentum 8: Dave McKenzie”, The Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Boston; “Tomorrow will be Better”, Small A Projects, Portland; “Haven’t Seen You in a Minute”, Gallery 40000, Chicago; McKenzie’s work was included in “Prospect.1 New Orleans”, and in group exhibitions at the RISD Museum, Providence; the New Museum, New York; the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, in “Black is, Black Ain’t”, The Renaissance Society at the University at the University of Chicago, Chicago; “30 Seconds off an Inch”, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; The Kitchen, New York, and at Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn.


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