Ralph Pàquin exhibit, “Evolution: Of Origin and Form” from January 19 to February 27, 2017.
Pàquin joined the faculty full-time in 1998 and currently serves as a professor of studio art at the College. Pàquin has also held teaching positions at Ohio State University and Furman University.
A native of Newport, R.I., Pàquin has studied under craftsmen and artists in California, Nebraska, Virginia, and Rhode Island. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and a Master of Fine Arts in ceramics from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Following graduate school, he shifted to large-scale artworks conceptually based upon the “human condition.” Over the year, he has held large-scale installations at a number of venues including the Greenville Museum of Art, MIT, MediaLab, and Artist’s Space Gallery in NYC.