School of the Arts Faculty

Brian McNeil

Senior Affiliated Faculty (1997)

B.A. York University
B.F.A. Concordia University
M.F.A. Concordia University

Brian McNeil

Brian McNeil is a visual artist who has been working in film, video, photography, painting and sculpture since 1980.  Prior to coming to Emerson in 1997 he was on the faculty of Dawson College, Montreal, Canada, where he taught photography at the Dawson Institute of Photography, the Institute for Imaging Arts and Technology and the Department of Graphic Design.

He was also on the faculty of College Marie-Victorin, where he taught Film Studies and the History of Photography.

Mr. McNeil has shown his work internationally and is in numerous private, governmental, academic and corporate collections, including the City of Montreal Public Library; the Claridge Collection, Montreal; Concordia University Art Gallery, Montreal; M. Andre Gautier Inc. Collection; Pink House Studios, St. Albans, Vermont; and the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.


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