African and African Disapora Studies Department
African and African Disapora Studies Department

Michael Ray Charles

ProfessorM.F.A., University of Houston

Professor of Art and Art History



After earning his M.F.A. from the University of Houston in the spring of 1993, Professor Charles began teaching at The University of Texas at Austin. He was first appointed as a Lecturer in the fall of 1993 and was soon promoted to Professor. Charles has served as a juror for the City of Austin Arts in Public Places program. The selection committee was responsible for choosing proposals for the new Austin airport. During his short time at UT, he has had successful one-person exhibitions in New York City in the summers of 1994 and 1996. His paintings have been exhibited in Paris, Cologne, Miami, and Santa Fe. He has exhibited throughout Europe and recently had solo exhibitions in France and Belgium. In the summer of 1997, he had a solo exhibition at the Blaffer Gallery at the University of Houston.

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