Will Pergl

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Professor

I strive to be an instructor who can look at student work with a critical eye and an open mind. My concerns and opinions are shared with students in a style aimed not at inviting emulation, but at equipping students with a solid viewpoint from which they can develop their own conclusions.

Will Pergl is a multi-disciplinary artist whose teaching incorporates traditional sculpture techniques and contemporary practices including installation, performance, video and physical computing. He also teaches interdisciplinary courses and leads cross-discipline collaborations connecting art with such disciplines as chemistry, music and anthropology.

Pergl received a MFA from Cornell University and began teaching at MIAD in 2006. His work has been shown in over twenty solo exhibits and forty group exhibitions nationally and internationally. Exhibition venues include the Haggerty Museum of Art in Milwaukee, Kennedy Center in Washington DC, Tate Modern in London and the Bellevue Art Museum in Seattle. His work has been reviewed in Sculpture Magazine, Art Papers, Dialogue, and Artnet Magazine. In addition, Pergl is a Co-Director of The Pitch Project, an experimental platform for artists, exhibiting contemporary global practices in Milwaukee's Historic Walker's Point. The Pitch Project hosts diverse exhibitions, artist talks, screenings and events.

Learn more about Will's work at willpergl.com.