Alan Skees

Department of Fine Art and Art History

Alan Skees

Associate Professor

Ferguson Ctr A119
(757) 594-8867


  • MFA in Digital Art, University of Arizona
  • BFA in Studio Art, University of Alabama


Digital Art, Digital Media, Digital Photography, Photography, 2D Design, Foundations, Mixed Media, Printmaking, Alternative Printmaking, Installation, Graphic Design, 3D Printing


Technology, Glitch Art, Printmaking, Art Theory, Studio Foundations, Teaching Practices, Digital Imaging


Alan Skees was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. He received his BFA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he studied traditional and alternative forms of printmaking, digital arts, design, and a little sculpture and ceramics thrown in just for fun. He received his MFA degree in 2007 from the University of Arizona. While there, he studied more alternative forms of printmaking, non-toxic printmaking, book arts, installation art, and other forms of digital image making. Currently he is an Associate Professor of Digital Arts and New Media at Christopher Newport University. He lives and makes art in Williamsburg, Virginia with his wife Kristin Skees, and they show their work nationally and internationally.

  • Juror’s Award of Merit, Artists Who Teach Juried Exhibition, Charles H. Taylor Arts Center. (2020)
  • Art - Exhibition, One-Person
    "American Glitch: Neo-Regionalism". Hall Gallery. Newport News, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Virginia Artists 2018". Charles H. Taylor Art Center. Hampton, VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, One-Person
    "American Glitch: Neo-Regionalism". Bloch Hall Gallery. Montevallo, AL.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "ArtPop! Hampton Roads". ArtPop! and Norfolk Arts. Public Art - Billboards in Hampton Roads. Hampton Roads Area.
  • Art - Exhibition, One-Person
    "American Glitch: Neo-Regionalism". Alexander Brest Galler. Jacksonville, FL.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Virginia Artists 2017". Charles H. Taylor Art Center. Hampton, VA.
  • Alan Skees, Artist Talk, "American Glitch: Neo-Regionalism," University of Montevallo. (2018)
  • Alan Skees, Artist Talk / Classroom visits and critiques, "American Glitch: Neo-Regionalism," Jacksonville University. (2017)
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