William G. Franklin | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

William G. Franklin

Portrait of William G. Franklin


Adjunct Faculty
Master of Liberal Studies, minor in Art History, University of Minnesota
BA in Mass Comm and Rhetoric, University of Minnesota

William G. Franklin is a bilingual educator and an independent art curator. Franklin has curated more than a dozen exhibits locally and served as panelist reviewing applications for grants and artist-in-residence programs. His most recent curatorial project is titled Rituals, the exhibit focuses on artists' daily routines and ritualistic objects. He teaches Introduction to History of Art and Design 2 at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and Contemporary Art at Saint Cloud State University. Franklin is teaching the graduate seminar Criticism and Theory 1 to MCAD’s MFA candidates again this coming fall. Franklin is authoring and curating an upcoming Afton Press publication on Latin Art in Minnesota with the initial support of the Minnesota Historical Society Legacy Grant. He is a recurrent Visiting Instructor of Spanish at Carleton College.