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Aaron Marx, Adjunct/Visiting Facultyā€ˇ

Aaron Marx

Adjunct Assistant Professor


Office: Off Campus


Aaron Marx




Aaron Marx is a Twin Cities artist, architectural designer, and educator focused on investigating the intersections between science and art, looking for new modes of interaction between people and digital tools, and finding ways to address social issues through creative practice.



University of Minnesota-College of Design, Minneapolis, MN

Master of Architecture, 2008

Hamline University, Saint Paul, MN

Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Math/English, 2003



  • ARCH 3250-002--Fall 2015--Destroyed Sites
  • ARCH 3250-008--Spring 2014--Street Art Lab
  • ARCH 3250-012--Spring 2014--Cultural Identity and Architecture
  • ARCH 3250-008--Fall 2013--Builders of the Universe
  • ARCH 3250-007--Spring 2011, 2012--Memorials and Models

Research Expertise

  • New Media
  • Public Art
  • Drawing
  • Representation
  • Digital Fabrication



  • Walker Art Center, "Catalyzing Conversation and Transcending Technology" - 2014
  • University of Minnesota, "Our Lady of Lourdes and the Waters of Life" - 2008


Honors and Awards

  • University of Minnesota School of Architecture, BDA Extracurricular Activities - Northern Spark, Making the Best of It - 2016
  • National Academy of Sciences Keck Futures Initiative Fellowship, Art - Art, Science, Engineering, and Medicine frontiers collaboration - 2015
  • Walker Art Center, Artist Designed Mini Golf - Move Your Hole - 2013
  • Creative City Challenge, Finalist - Self Made Mpls. - 2015
  • Northrop Innovation Lab - City Art Collaboratory - 2014
  • Artists on the Verge, New Media, Public Art Award - Builders of the Universe - 2014
  • Adjunct Faculty Research Slam, second place, UMN School of Architecture - 2013
  • Art Shanty Projects, Public Art Award - Solar Arc Shanty - 2012
  • Northern Spark, New Media, Public Art Award - Mass Information and the Temporal Graffiti of War - 2010
  • Drew Fine Arts Scholarship, Hamline University - 2003
  • Lindgren Memorial Mathematics Scholarship, Hamline University - 2003
  • Presidential Fellowship, Hamline University - 2000
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