Academics / Faculty Alli
Hoag

"I hope through teaching I can provide a platform for young artists to discover they have all the keys to set their own journey in motion, to wonder, search and ask questions of the world around them." - Alli Hoag

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An installation and sculpture artist exploring themes ranging from ancient myth to future technologies, Alli Hoag has exhibited internationally and is the Assistant Professor and Glass Area Head at Bowling Green State University.

Alli Hoag is a visiting sculpture instructor from Bowling Green State University. Alli Hoag creates installations and sculptures that look from ancient myth to future technologies as inspiration and insight into the distorted lens of perception. She has developed her work internationally through residencies abroad at Cite des Arts International and S12 Galleri og Verksted in Bergen, Norway and has exhibited both internationally and nationally. Alli is currently serving as Assistant Professor and Glass Area Head at Bowling Green State University.

Alli graduated from Alfred University with her MFA and received her BFA at University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Teaching Philosophy
As an educator, I endeavor to facilitate students’ discovery of what is most mysterious in their world and introduce them to methods to relate, question, and make connections with it. Most facilitations include experiences of practice and play.

Practice and play are self-perpetuating actions, actions that lead to the discovery of mysteries and the questioning of the established rules in our world, causing a constant movement between the why? and the why not? Questioning starts an engine, and practicing is the vehicle. I hope through teaching I can provide a platform for young artists to discover they have all the keys to set their own journey in motion, to wonder, search and ask questions of the world around them. 

"I hope through teaching I can provide a platform for young artists to discover they have all the keys to set their own journey in motion, to wonder, search and ask questions of the world around them." - Alli Hoag

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