Education1993 University of Wisconsin – Madison, B.A.
2002 University of Wisconsin – Madison, MFA
Courses TaughtCommunication and Cultural Studies
Culture, Society and Computing Technology
Career SpecialtiesGregg Perkins is an artist and writer whose work has been
exhibited nationally and internationally, and whose writing has appeared
in Coterie, New Art Examiner, ArtUS, TimeOut Chicago and Artforum.com.
His recent film Cannon Falls was included in the Dallas, Sarasota, SoundUnseen and Wisconsin film festivals.
Professional and Community Activities:Perkins has taught courses in art and technology, modern and
contemporary art history, installation-based forms of art, and video
production at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He also has been a
guest faculty at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago within the
graduate school of Painting and Drawing.
His current research addresses
the production of fictional narratives within contemporary film and
visual art, and is more specifically focused on how the fictional can
alter the construction of cultural and social narratives.