Al Caniff

Al Caniff

Professor of Art

Education

Ph.D., Canbourne University Ed.M., Nazareth College M.A., MFA, Western Michigan University BFA, Western Michigan University A.A., Glen Oaks Community College

Schools

Departments

Biography

Positions

  • Western Colorado University
    • Professor of Art
    • Chair of the Art Department
    • Gallery Director
  • Nazareth College, Michigan
    • Professor of Art
    • Chair of Fine Arts
    • Gallery Director
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo
    • Professor of Art
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo
    • Assistant Professor (part-time)
  • Union Institute Doctoral Program, Cincinnati
    • Adjunct Professor
  • Professional Artist

Professional Associations

  • Michigan Potters Guild
  • National Art Educators
  • Michigan Art Educators

Exhibitions

  • Gunnison Arts Center, Gunnison
  • Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo
  • ARSC Traveling Show (Art Resources of Southern Colorado)
  • Carnegie Center for the Arts Area Show, Three Rivers, Mich.
  • Art Faculty Show, Western Michigan University
  • One Man Show, Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York
  • Personal Imagery, Goodman Theatre Studio, Chicago
  • Exhuming: One Man Show, Kalamazoo
  • Crosscurrents: Contemporary Approaches to Clay, Henderson, Ky.
  • Ceramic and Sculpture Exhibition: River Falls, Wis.
  • Pacesetters, Concord, N.H.
  • Jackson Area Art Show, Jackson, Mich.
  • Additional Exhibitions over a 35-year period

Campus Contributions

  • Served as chair and member of several standing committees