Brent Baggett was born in Kentucky in 1972. He received his BFA from Murray State University, KY and his MFA from Bard College, NY. Before starting a career in teaching, Brent worked as an art preparator at the Minneapolis Institute of Art and at Mid-Ocean Studio in Providence, RI, where he fabricated large-scale sculptures. Brent is currently living in Austin, TX and has been teaching art at Austin Community College since 2008. In addition to teaching, Brent designs and builds public sculpture through Oculi Studio LLC. His sculptures are installed in various locations around the country and in the state of Texas. For example, Tree Hugger (2013) at Schroeter Park in Austin, which was part of the city’s 2013-2014 TEMPO project.

Current Courses 2020-2021
ARTS 2348-Digital Media

Assistant Chair/Professor of Art

Phone: 512-223-7181
Email: bbaggett@austtincc.edu
Website: cargocollective.com/oculistudio