Marwin Begaye is an Associate Professor of Printmaking and Painting. Begaye has received degrees in Illustration/Graphic Design (Art Institute of Pittsburgh, A.A., 1991), Painting (Institute of American Indian Arts, A.A., 1994, and University of Oklahoma, B.F.A., 2003) and Printmaking (University of Oklahoma, M.F.A., 2006). His research has been concentrated on the issues of cultural identity, especially the intersection of traditional American Indian culture and pop culture. He has also conducted research in the technical aspects of relief printing and the use of mixed-media. His work has been exhibited nationally across the U.S. and internationally in New Zealand, Argentina, Paraguay, and Estonia. He has received numerous awards, including the Oklahoma Visual Artists Coalition’s Visual Arts Fellowship (2007) and Red Earth (2009).