Ernest Milsted

Professor of Printmaking

East Stadium 202
(985) 549-2139

Hell or High Water
"Come Hell or High Water", 2018
Installation of printed & found objects
5th Marjorie Morrison Sculpture Biennial
Hammond Regional Art Center

Ernest Milsted was born in Houma, Louisiana. He earned a B.A. from Nicholls State University in 2002, and an M.F.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 2006. At Notre Dame, he was awarded the Kaneb Center for Learning's Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Award, and The Snite Museum of Art awarded him the Walter R. Beardsley Award for his thesis project.

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Gone, Baby, Gone 

Gris, Gris 

 In 2006, Ernest joined the faculty at Southeastern as an Instructor of Printmaking and Drawing. In 2007, he was promoted to Assistant Professor of Art and Printmaking Area Coordinator. In 2013, he was promoted to Associate Professor. He was recently named the Irene Pennington Endowed Professor in the Visual Arts, and was most recently awarded the President’s Award for Excellence in Artistic Activity.

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Ernest has given lectures and demonstrations regionally, and at universities such as the University of Notre Dame, the University of Dallas, and the Savannah College of Art and Design. He has exhibited his creative research in regional, national, and international exhibition.

 Updated 5/9/18