BORN IN 1971, Michael David Wickerson, tenured Associate Professor and Chair of the Sculpture Department at the Kansas City Art Institute, teaches a variety of traditional and contemporary skills and crafts.
Wickerson is a Canadian artist working in Kansas City, experienced in woodworking and metal casting. He has exhibited throughout North America since 1994 and has displayed artworks overseas in Holland since 2008. Currently, he has completed two adobe and rammed earth buildings at Wickerson Studios located on his 11-acre property in Kansas City, Kansas: Hamlet’s Mill and the Grieve Foundry.
Wickerson holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Waterloo and a master’s of fine arts degree from York University in Toronto, Canada.