Gordon Hall

Assistant Professor of Art
Gordon Hall wearing a blue shirt with a black background.

Gordon Hall is an artist whose work encompasses sculpture, performance, and writing. Prior to joining the faculty at Vassar they taught fine arts practice and theory at RISD, Parsons the New School for Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and in the Sculpture & Extended Media MFA program at Virginia Commonwealth University. Gordon holds an MFA and an MA in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA in Philosophy and Studio Art from Hampshire College.

Hall has presented solo exhibitions at EMPAC, Temple Contemporary, The Renaissance Society, MIT List Visual Arts Center, and Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, and they have exhibited in a variety of group settings including Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, SculptureCenter, Movement Research, Brooklyn Museum, White Columns, Whitney Museum of American Art, Hessel Museum at Bard College, Art in General, Abrons Arts Center, Socrates Sculpture Park, The Drawing Center, David Zwirner, and AIR Gallery.

Gordon has contributed writing to a variety of books and publications, and in 2019 the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art published OVER-BELIEFS, Gordon Hall Collected Writing 2011-2018. Hall has been awarded residencies and grants from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, Triangle Arts Association, The Jerome Foundation, The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ACRE, Fire Island Artist Residency, and Foundation for Contemporary Arts. Since 2011 Hall has directed the artist project the Center for Experimental Lectures, which commissions and presents new lecture-performances by artists and writers that have been presented at a variety of museums and art institutions.

BA, Hampshire College; MFA, MA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
At Vassar since 2021


Doubleday Studio Art Building
Box 702

Departments and Programs


ART 102 Drawing I: Visual Language
ART 204 Sculpture I
ART 301 Studio Art Senior Project
ART 304 Sculpture II: Research and Production
ART 305 Sculpture II: Space and Place
ART 306 Studio Critiques


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