About the Artist
Travis Graves has been a faculty member in the Department of Art and Design at East Tennessee State University since 2005. He attended Iowa State University as an undergraduate where he received his BFA in drawing, painting and printmaking. He received his Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin – Madison where his primary focused of study was sculpture. As a graduate student, Graves was awarded the International Sculpture Center’s “Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award” in 2003. Before joining the faculty at ETSU he taught at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.