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Michael W. Haga

Michael HagaMichael W. Haga is Associate Dean at the College of Charleston School of the Arts.  He is responsible for the School’s administrative activities as well as projects related to stewardship and educational and cultural programming. Mr. Haga received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Roanoke College and a Master of Arts and Liberal Studies degree from Hollins College (now Hollins University).

As an adjunct member of the faculty, Mr. Haga has taught Art History 101 since the Spring 1994 semester. He also taught Introduction to Arts Management in the Spring 1998 semester, and was named Outstanding Adjunct Faculty in Art History in 1999, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008.

Mr. Haga has been involved with several arts organizations during his time at the College, serving on the boards of the Lowcountry Arts and Cultural Council, Print Studio South, and the South Carolina Artisans Center. He also has served on the Charleston County Magnet School of the Arts’ School Governance Council as a community representative and as Program Coordinator for the South Carolina Society of the Archaeological Institute of America. Mr. Haga currently serves on the board of the South Carolina Arts Alliance and is co-chair of the International Council of Fine Arts Deans' Cultivation and Stewardship Taskforce.

Mr. Haga has written exhibition reviews for The New Art Examiner, Art Papers, Carolina Arts, and the Charleston City Paper. He has served as a slide juror for the Piccolo Spoleto Craft Exhibition for several years and is President of the Advisory Board of Fine Craft Shows Charleston, LLC.  Mr. Haga has judged exhibitions in the southeastern United States and has been a grant panelist for many organizations, including the South Carolina Arts Commission, the Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina, and the Oregon Arts Commission.

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