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Thomas Westbrook, Adjunct/Visiting Faculty‎

Thomas Westbrook

Adjunct/Visiting Faculty‎

Thomas Westbrook

Workshops: DisCards | Material Limits: Wood | Material Limits: Wood | Metal in Architectural Design

Biography

 


After a career in Arts Administration, at the Walker Art Center and pARTs Gallery among other venues, Tom Westbrook returned to the University of Minnesota to study architecture. In addition to teaching drawing and design, he is pursuing a Master of Liberal Studies degree, examining representations of architects and architecture in popular media.

He is also Assistant Editor of arq (architecural research quarterly) a journal linking research and practice published by Cambridge University Press. His interests lie at the intersection of art, culture, design, and media and how our ideas and expectations shape our perceptions of the world.

 


Teaching Areas

  • Undergraduate Drawing, 1301 and 3301
  • Undergraduate Design Studio

Current Research

  • Representations of architects and architecture in popular media.

 

Credentials

 


 

Education

B.A., Art History and Studio Arts,University of Minnesota


M. Arch, University of Minnesota

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