Bio

Courtney McClellan is an artist and writer from Greensboro, N.C. She earned her B.A. in Studio Art and Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008, and in 2013, she earned her M.F.A. from Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In 2013-2014, she was the Fountainhead Fellow in the Sculpture and Extended Media Department at Virginia Commonwealth University, and from 2015-2017 she was the Sculpture Fellow at the University of Georgia. She was a 2017-2018 Museum of Fine Arts Boston Traveling Fellow, and she as been an artist in residence at the Hambidge Center, Wassaic Projects, and Yaddo. Her work is included in SculptureCenter's exhibition In Practice: Another Echo. She has been awarded the 2019-2020 Roman J. Witt Residency at the University of Michigan. There she will create Witness Lab, an interdisciplinary, collaborative project with the Stamps School of Art students and faculty. The resulting performance project will be exhibited at the University of Michigan Museum of Art in Spring 2020. Additionally, she is a 2019-2020 Working Artist Project Fellow at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia. She will mount a solo exhibition at MOCA GA in summer of 2020. Currently, she serves as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Georgia in Athens. She lives in Atlanta, G.A.