Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing
Office: McKnight Art Center (West) Room 303
MFA, Georgia State University, 2002
BFA, University of Georgia, 1993
Robert Bubp has exhibited widely across the United States as well as internationally.
His nearly 60 exhibitions include the Spartanburg Art Museum in Spartanburg, S.C.;
the Salina Art Center in Salina, Kan.; the Kouvola Art Museum in Kouvola, Finland;
the Indianapolis Art Center; the CICA Museum in Gimpo-si, South Korea; and a permanent
installation at the University of Kansas-Edwards Campus in Overland Park. Bubp’s work
has appeared in local and national publications including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,
the Syracuse Post-Standard, NUVO Indianapolis, ArtPapers and Art in America. He has
participated in several artists’ residencies, including Arquetopia in Puebla, Mexico
in 2015 and Wayfarers Brooklyn in New York City in 2018.
Bubp has won numerous grants and university awards, including a Master Artist Fellowship from the Kansas Arts Commission in 2005, the WSU College of Fine Arts Excellence in Teaching Award in 2005 and again in 2015, and the WSU College of Fine Arts Award for Fine Arts Special Endeavor for initiation and development of the downtown student gallery ShiftSpace in 2006. In 2018, he received a Tilford Fellowship for enhancing diversity initiatives in the curriculum and on campus.