Sanjit Sethi

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Title:
Corcoran School Director; Associate Professor of Ceramics
Office:
120c, Flagg Building
Email:
[email protected]

Bio

Born in Rochester, New York, Director Sethi has taught at numerous academic institutions including the Memphis College of Art, the Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, and California College of the Arts. His work deals with issues of nomadism, identity, the residue of labor, and memory. Sanjit has been Executive Director of the Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) and previous to that was Director of the Center for Art and Public Life and Barclay Simpson Professor/ Chair of Community Arts at the California College of the Arts. Sanjit is currently the Director of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University.

 


Current Research

Director Sethi's work deals with issues of nomadism, identity, the residue of labor, and memory. He is currently working to increase the Corcoran's cultural platform to transform the way we use creativity as a major driver for understanding communities and to address pressing critical issues that we see around us, in order to help create the next generation of global citizens.

 


Education

BFA in Ceramics, Alfred University
MFA in Ceramics, University of Georgia
MS in Advanced Visual Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology