Carlton Newton

Professor Emeritus

Carlton Newton received a Masters of Fine Arts Degree from the San Francisco Art Institute followed by teaching stints at Princeton University, the College of William & Mary and the University of Richmond. He is currently on the Faculty of the Sculpture Department at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he teaches courses in studio sculpture, contemporary art criticism, and video and computer technology. He has exhibited widely, including The New Museum in New York, The American Academy in Rome, The Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. He has been the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the American Academy in Rome Prize in Sculpture, and a Virginia Commission for the Arts Fellowship.