Michael Zachary

Assistant Professor NTT
  • Art and Music


(617) 521-2156 ext. 2156

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Bowdoin College (BA, 2002)
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MFA, 2008)

About Me

Michael Zachary is Assistant Professor of Art (NTT) and has taught studio art courses at Simmons University since 2017. Prior to teaching at Simmons, he taught at institutions including Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Northeastern University, and The University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

What I Teach

Art 111 Draw What You See
Art 112 Color Studio
Art 183 Life Drawing

Research/Creative Activities

Michael's work explores the modular and logical structures behind digital imaging and the ways that they influence how we perceive the natural world and position ourselves within the landscape. His work has been exhibited in museums and galleries nationally and internationally including: The Portland Museum of Art, Rhode Island College, Wheaton College, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Burren College of Art (Ireland), Frappant e.v. (Germany), Frontier Space (Missoula, MT), Proof Gallery (Boston, MA), Second Street Gallery (Charlottesville, VA), Fountain (Brooklyn), and Lux Eros Gallery (Los Angeles).

You can find his work online at www.drawsofty.com.


Michael has received numerous awards including a Massachusetts Cultural Council Drawing Fellowship Finalist Award, a Blanche Coleman Award Grant from Boston University, an Artists' Resource Trust Grant from the Berkshire Taconic Foundation, and a Surdna Foundation Research Fellowship.