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Rodney Crossman; MFA Prof. Art | Vice Chair of the Division of Art | Artist in Residence rod.crossman@indwes.edu


Rod Crossman was born in South Dakota, raised in upstate New York and now lives in Indiana. He makes his living creating paintings, as a professor and Artist in Residence at Indiana Wesleyan University. His work has been exhibited worldwide including at the Smithsonian, Chicago Art Institute, Woodson Art Museum, Ward Museum, High Museum and many nationally known galleries.

Educational Background:

  • MFA  2011,   Goddard College,  Vermont 
  • B.S. 1976, Indiana Wesleyan University


  • Critical Theory
  • Relational, placemaking design and design for social impact
  • Object Theory