Joey Manson selected for the inaugural class of Creative Inquiry (CI) Faculty Fellows

November 16, 2023

We’re excited to share the news that Art Faculty, Joey Manson has been selected for the inaugural class of Creative Inquiry (CI) Faculty Fellows. This prestigious recognition is a testament to Joey’s dedication to academic excellence and commitment to advancing the Creative Inquiry + Undergraduate Research program.

As a sculptor with a profound interest in public and outdoor art, Joey brings a unique perspective to the College of Architecture, Art, and Construction. Having earned an MFA from Alfred University, Alfred, N.Y. in 1996, Joey joined the Department of Art at Clemson University in 2002, bringing a wealth of experience from years of living and working in New York City.

Joey’s studio work is characterized by a focus on utilizing industrial materials to depict and abstract the technological and natural environments we inhabit. His studio facilities on a farm near Clemson provide a distinctive blend of art, agriculture, and forestry.
In addition to his artistic pursuits, Joey is a CI mentor for a project implementing public art on the Clemson campus each year. He is also involved in a project exploring the fascinating intersection of art and mathematics.

As a CI Faculty Fellow, Joey will play a pivotal role in enhancing and growing the CI program at Clemson University. This includes a comprehensive examination of how CI is integrated into the curricula, its impact on the student experience, its contribution to faculty research productivity, and its role in serving the state.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Joey Manson and look forward to witnessing the positive impact his contributions will have on the CI program at Clemson University.