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Faculty Profile

Matthew L Long

Art & Art History
PROFESSOR OF ART
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265 MEEK HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-6985
Joined UM: August 16, 2005

Areas of Expertise

  • ART, CERAMICS

Brief Bio

Matt Long received his MFA in Ceramics from Ohio University in 1997, and his BFA in Ceramics from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1995. After receiving his MFA, Matt went on to become a Teaching Lab Specialist, Adjunct faculty, and Visiting assistant professor at The University of Florida in Gainesville for six and a half years. In 2005, Matt moved to Oxford Mississippi to join the art faculty at The University of Mississippi. Currently, he is Professor of Art, and the Graduate Coordinator for the Department of Art at The University of Mississippi. Matt has become a well-known workshop presenter, teaching workshops and lectures at over 40 universities, colleges and art centers both nationally and internationally. His work earned him the NCECA emerging artist award in 2000 along with many juried awards and purchases into prestigious permanent collections. He has been featured in every serious ceramic art publication including Ceramics Monthly, Studio Potter, Art and Perception and Clay Times, including being featured on the cover of the worlds most widely read ceramics magazine in 2004, Ceramics Monthly.

Degrees

BFA
Art
KANSAS CITY ART INSTITUTE/ KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI (1995)
MFA
Ceramics
OHIO UNIVERSITY/ ATHENS, OHIO (1997)

Awards

College of Liberal Arts - Outstanding Teacher of the Year
2017