William Connally

Assistant Professor

Resource Lab Coordinator

Will stands in front of a chalkboard where he has written notes and a timeline. he wears a black sweater.

Art Foundation

Will Connally is a photo-based artist whose practice encompasses fiction writing, set design, performance, and installation. In addition to drawing inspiration from personal narratives, his original work is influenced by literary sources, film noir, and amateur theater productions.

Connally received his MFA in Photography from Cranbrook Academy of Art and his BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. He was a resident at Banff Centre for the Arts in Alberta, Canada, and was awarded a Professional Fellowship from The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. He has presented his work in exhibitions and lectures across North America, has artwork in the permanent collection of Cranbrook Art Museum, and in 2021, he attended a residency at Arteles Creative Center in Hameenkyro, Finland where he continued his Lake Elster Series.