Keith MacLelland

Associate Professor

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Keith MacLelland has been the Chair of the Illustration department since 2015, but has been teaching with us since the early 2000s. He brings an expertise in experimental, digital, and entrepreneurial illustration to the school. Recent courses taught include: Junior and Senior Illustration Studio, the Illustrated Product, and the Working Illustrator. Keith earned both his MFA and BFA with us as the Art Institute of Boston.


American Illustration AI25, AI26, AI32

Society of Illustrators – Illustration West 37, 45, 53

Applied Arts Illustration Annual 2014

Creative Quarterly No. 8, 23, 32, 35

3x3 Directory of Illustration No. 7

HOW Self Promotion Annual 2000

The Painter WOW! Book, Editions 7, 8, 9, X, 11 & 12 Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, 2002-2012, Peachpit Press, Berkeley, CA 



“Monster Cowboys” Solo Exhibition - Voltage, 2015 Cambridge, MA

“Hero Cowboys” Solo Exhibition - Nesto Gallery, Milton, MA

“Chroma” Group Exhibition - Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA


“Hero Cowboys at the Hynes” Solo Exhibition - Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA

"#GLVBXAOTM" Glovebox Artist of the Month Show - Voltage, Boston, MA

“Proof of Purchase”, - Samsøñ, Boston, MA


“Objectified” Washburn Hall, Cambridge, MA


“Annual Horror Ho-Down” Fourth Wall Project, Boston, MA

“On the Edge” Hopkinton Center for the Arts, Hopkinton, MA

“Showcase Exhibition” Boston Convention Center, Boston, MA 

“Hot Wood Volume III” Public Assembly, Brooklyn, NY

“The Second Dimension” Yes Oui Si Gallery, Boston, MA

“Arts in Bloom” Hopkinton Center for the Arts, Hopkinton, MA