Daniel McDonald, Chair, Associate Professor of Art

Daniel McDonald

Chair of the Department of Art
Associate Professor of Art
Center for the Arts
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  • Joined Ashland University faculty in 2006 and servers as associate professor of art and chair of the Department of Art
  • Has exhibited his works regionally and nationally with work represented in public and private collections in Utah, Idaho, South Dakota, South Carolina and Ohio
  • Works in bronze, steel, plastics, video and any other material or media necessary to create narratives that display the complexities of paradox and the irresponsibility of manipulation
  • Coupled with his fine art works, he acts as a consultant and designer for Rain Drop Products, Inc. of Ashland, OH, helping with the sculptural aspects of water park features
  • Bases many of his pieces on themes surrounding his familial, religious and cultural upbringing


Clemson University, MFA in Fine Arts
Brigham Young University, BFA in Sculpture
Brigham Young University,B.A. in French Literature

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