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Doug Ashford, Painter

Mr. Ashford is associate professor at Cooper Union in New York, where he has taught design, sculpture, and theory since 1989. He received a B.F.A. there in 1981. His principle art practice from 1982 to 1996 was as a member of the artists’ collaborative Group Material. Since then he has gone on to make paintings, write, and produce independent public projects. His most recent publication is Who Cares (2006), a book project built from a series of conversations among cultural practitioners on public expression, beauty, and ethics. His paintings were recently included in the Sharjah Biennial 10 (2011) and Abstract Possible at the Malmö Konsthall, Museo Tamayo, and other locations (2010–11). Mr. Ashford was appointed visiting associate professor of painting/printmaking in 2011.

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