Skip to main content

Faculty Bio


McDonald, Todd A.

McDonald, Todd A.

Position
Associate Chair and Associate Professor of Art, Painting

Contact
Office: G-28A Lee Hall
Web Site: http://toddmcdonaldstudioart.com
Email: mcdona5@clemson.edu

Education
M.F.A., Arizona State University; B.F.A., University of Texas at Austin

Associate Professor Todd McDonald is Associate Chair of the Art Department and oversees the painting area. A Clemson faculty member since 2006, he teaches painting, graduate seminar and contributes to departmental team teaching of seniors and graduate students. Before coming to Clemson University, he taught painting, drawing, and foundations at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He received a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin before earning an MFA in Painting & Drawing from Arizona State University. While maintaining an active studio practice his work has been represented in a multitude of national and international juried competitions. Solo exhibitions include academic venues such as Oklahoma State University, Tennessee Tech University and Sierra Nevada College, and contemporary Art Centers like The Central Utah Arts Center and REDUX Contemporary Art Center. The Redux show, Visual Feedback, was reviewed by Brian Granger for the international online publication Daily Serving. McDonald was also selected as the first-place North American representative for the VKR75 International Painting Competition for the Velux/VKR Group in Horsholm Denmark.

Instagram: toddmcdonaldstudioart