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Grinstead Building, Room 009
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4439
Fax: 660.543.4578
Email: Dr. Doug Koch


Wilson Hurst


Hurst, WilsonAssistant Professor & Program Coordinator


M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts
Visual Art

M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
Printing Technology

B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
Professional Photography

N.A., Naval Aviation Schools Command

B.S., University of South Carolina

Courses Taught

Experience & Expertise

Mr. Hurst has been involved in the professional disciplines of Photography, Graphic Arts, Printing/ Publishing, and Imaging Technology for four decades. He has worked at the executive level in a variety of notable organizations; researching, recommending, and directing the implementation of imaging technology across the entire production process, from content creation to distribution. In addition, he provided his photographic, artistic, and creative skills for corporate communications, product development, and personal fine arts.
Mr. Hurst is expert in the creation, processing, and technical production of visual imagery across multiple display and distribution systems. He is interested in exploring the relationships of energy, matter, space and time as the essential components of existence in both technical and aesthetic domains. Approaching fine art philosophically, his personal artistic work is devoted to visual image creation employing diverse photographic processes. His images are exhibited in juried shows and select art galleries. Artwork is held in corporate and private collections.

Link to Fine Art Exhibition Record

Professional Affiliations

Mr. Hurst left industry for academia and joined the UCM faculty in 2001. He is a member of Society for Photographic Education (SPE) and The Center for Fine Art Photography.


School of Technology
Grinstead 105E, UCM
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660 543-4305
Fax: 660 543 4578