Getting dirty at the U of Iowa back in the early 90's

Getting dirty at the U of Iowa back in the early 90's

About Greg Fuqua

Pictured left at age 19, Fuqua at the University of Iowa after working on a large-scale drawing series entitled "Birth".

Greg Fuqua has been working as a large-scale artist in drawing and painting since his youth. He received his BFA in Printmaking and Painting at the University of Iowa as a full-ride Paula Patton Graham scholar in 1994. He went to New Mexico State and studied painting and received his MFA in 2000.

Since that time he has exhibited widely throughout the US, representing 17 states in both national and international juried, group, solo, invitational, catalogued and published exhibitions. He has taught at 6 different universities, 2 community colleges, and at 2 art centers over the past 20 years. He is a former Commissioner and Chair of the Ames Public Art Commission. Currently Fuqua is an Adjunct Professor of art at Drake University, an instructor at the Des Moines Art Center, and at the Octagon Center for Arts in Ames, Iowa. 

He lives in Ames, Iowa with his wife and two daughters, ages 12 and 15.