Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture

Christopher McNulty

Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture
Region: Opelika, AL
MacDowell Fellowships: 2004

Christopher McNulty is a visual artist who creates sculptural objects, video, and works on paper. His work has explored the limitations of human thought and performance, and the tensions that exist between our ideals and everyday lives. His current work explores how environmental space penetrates the body, creating relationships among individuals, species, and objects. He has exhibited work in galleries and museums throughout the U.S., including the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, Rochester Art Center, and Saltworks Gallery in Atlanta. His diverse art practice has been featured in many publications including Art Papers, New American Paintings, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, and The Week.

McNulty has received many grants and awards including an Alabama State Council on the Arts Grant for 2005-2006 and Madison CitiARTS grant in 2001. He has completed artist residencies at MacDowell, Marble House Project, the Hambidge Center, and the Vermont Studio Center. A dual citizen of France and the U.S., McNulty holds an M.F.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin and is currently professor of art at Auburn University.



Christopher McNulty worked in the Adams studio.

Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…

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