Anne Beffel

Anne Beffel

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Department Chair, Visual and Performing Arts

Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

  • Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Studio Program
  • MA, MFA, University of Iowa
  • BFA, University of Michigan

Biography

Anne Beffel is an artist and Professor at Michigan Technological University. As an artist, she hopes to raise questions about social justice as she offers opportunities to experience empathy and inclusiveness among those who encounter her work. Since earning degrees from the University of Michigan, and the University of Iowa, and participating in the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Studio Program in New York City she has worked within contexts as diverse as the World Financial Center in Lower Manhattan; Saint John’s Benedictine monastery in rural Minnesota; and New York Downtown Hospital and surrounding streets, offices, and community centers. Her most recent projects have been at the Wycoff Superfund Site on Bainbridge Island, WA, New York; the Gandhi statue in Union Square, New York; and Occidental Square Park in Seattle, Washington.

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