Marcus Civin joined UNLV in 2018 as chair of the university's Department of Art. Before UNLV, Civin served as the associate dean in graduate studies at the Maryland Institute College of Art. He also co-founded New Urban Arts, a nationally-recognized, after-school arts program in Providence, Rhode Island.
Civin's works have appeared on Artforum.com, Art Papers, Afterimage, Aufgabe, The Cortland Review, and Full Bleed, among others. He's also presented exhibits at the School 33 Art Center in Baltimore, Maryland; Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro, California; and Recess Art in New York. Audiences have seen his performances at The Kitchen in New York, the Supernova Performance Art Festival in Rosslyn, Virginia, and LAXART and the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, California.
Locally, in addition to teaching peformance and his work as an art critic, Civin created RADAR, a late-night, community peformance event.
- M.F.A., Studio Art, University of California, Irvine
- B.A., Theater, Brown University