Clinical Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 2005
MFA, Yale University, 2018
M.F.A., School of Visual Arts, 2020
Ernest A. Bryant III is a transdisciplinary artist and critic. His interests include drawing, printmaking, nature, new media, conflict, aesthetics, and value. As L.P.I. (the Last Physician of Images), Bryant is the founder and host of the online forum and discussion series “Criticism and Value,” a forum for sharing experimental essays about art, criticism, and hosting live public conversations between living and non-living national and international artists. Bryant was an SEI research fellow and assistant professor in the Experimental Foundation Studies Division, and the Illustration department at RISD. He was an inaugural fellow and faculty for the Yale Prison Education Initiative, and taught for the BARD Microcollege at the Brooklyn Public Library. Bryant has served as a resident critic and teaching fellow at the Yale Norfolk School of Art, as a guest critic in Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, in Sculpture and Textiles at RISD, and in Painting at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Bryant was in residency at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and the Shangyuan Art Scene in Beijing, China. He has received fellowships for his work from the Jerome Foundation, the Bush Foundation, Yale University, and RISD.
visual arts; art criticism; perception; printmaking; augmented drawing; new media; art theory; critical theory; art writing