Jordan  Vinyard

Dean, School of Visual and Performing Arts, Associate Professor of Art and Director of Art Wrecker Studios and Gallery

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Jordan Vinyard is the Dean of the School of Visual & Performing Arts, an Associate Professor of Art and Director of Art Wrecker, an experimental space predicated on socially engaged and dialogical forms of art. She has been a member of the USAO faculty since 2013.

By challenging society’s prolific button pushing tendencies, Jordan Vinyard’s kinetic sculptures, installations, and performances satirize the human body’s exchange with  technology. Since receiving her MFA from Florida State University, she has exhibited nationally and internationally including at the International Symposium of Electronic Arts in Dubai; The Czong Institute for Contemporary Art Museum, South Korea; The Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson, Arizona; Art Basel, Miami; The Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina; Collarworks, New York, with upcoming exhibitions in Estonia and Tulsa.

She has been the recipient of awards including the Oklahoma Artist Fellowship Award, the United Arts of Florida Grant, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Creative Projects Grant, and been nominated twice for the Joan Mitchell Award.