Michael Beatty


Visual Arts Department
Architectural Studies Co-Advisor

Associate Professor Emeritus
Studio Division Head, Department of Visual Arts

M.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art and Design


Fields: Sculpture; 3D Design

•  Gallery Website »
•  http://www.beattystudios.com/ »
  CV (PDF) » 

Email: mbeatty@holycross.edu



Michael Beatty received his MFA in Sculpture from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 1995 and his BFA in Printmaking from the University of Kansas.

His sculptural works and drawings have been exhibited nationally and are included in the collections of the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, and numerous private collections. A recipient of grants from the Berkshire Taconic Artist Resource Trust, the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the St. Boltolph Foundation, Beatty has also been a Visiting Artist/Scholar at the American Academy in Rome and was awarded two residency grants at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. He is represented by the Barbara Krakow Gallery in Boston, MA. Michael Beatty is an Associate Professor in the Visual Arts Department where he teaches sculpture and three- dimensional design.


  • 3-D Fundamentals
  • Sculpture I
  • Sculpture II
  • Senior Studio Concentration Seminar

Recent Work

Counterbalance, 2015 Samedifference, 2011. Welded steel and wood with milk paint, 57" H x 31" W x 6" D