Aaron McIntosh is a fourth generation quiltmaker and cross-disciplinary artist whose work mines the intersections of material culture, family tradition, desire and identity politics in a range of works including quilts, sculpture, collage, photography and writing. McIntosh received his BFA from the Appalachian Center for Craft and his MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. Before joining VCU, McIntosh taught in the Fiber Department at the Maryland Institute College of Art and at James Madison University. He has exhibited work widely throughout the United States and his writing has appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, Hyperallergic and Sculpture magazine.