See Visiting Faculty & Artists for a compiled list of current visiting faculty and artists (by program).

The following names represent past Visual and Critical Studies visiting faculty and artists:

Allison Arieff and Andrew Wagner, editors of Dwell, Palo Alto, California
Robert Atkins, writer/cultural activist, New York
Geoffrey Batchen, photography theorist, New York
Martin Berger, theorist/writer, UC Santa Cruz
Gregg Bordowitz, artist/writer, Chicago
Bill Brown, writer/scholar, Chicago
Maurizio Cattelan, artist, New York
James Clifford, theorist/writer, UC Santa Cruz
Matthew Coolidge, director of the Center for Land Use Interpretation, Culver City
Meg Cranston, artist, Los Angeles
Douglas Crimp scholar/writer, New York
Teddy Cruz, scholar/urban theorist, San Diego and Tijuana
Chris Daley, activist, San Francisco
Mike Davis, urban theorist, Los Angeles
Mark Dery, cultural critic, New York
Johanna Drucker, book artist / scholar / poet, University of Virginia
Andrea Fraser, artist, New York
Meshac Gaba, artist, Rotterdam
Malik Gaines, art critic / writer, Los Angeles
Berin Golonu, curator/writer, New York
Guillermo Gomez Peña, artist/theorist, San Francisco
Michelle Grabner, painter/art critic, Chicago
Marina Grzinic, artist/writer/curator, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Hans Haacke, artist, New York
Fritz Haeg, architect/curator, Sundown Salon, Los Angeles
Donna Haraway, interdisciplinary scholar/writer, UC Santa Cruz
Manray Hsu, independent curator / art critic, Taipei/Berlin
Natalia Ilyin, designer/writer, Seattle
Alfredo Jaar, artist, New York
Gary Kornblau, art critic / writer, Los Angeles
Miwon Kwon, art critic / writer, Los Angeles
Pamela Lee, writer/historian, Stanford University
Thomas Lawson, editor of Afterall, Los Angeles
Dinh Q. Le, artist, Ho Chi Minh City
James Luna, artist, La Jolla Reservation
Greil Marcus, writer/music historian, Berkeley
Susan McCabe, cultural critic, Univeristy of Southern California
Trinh T. Minh-Ha, critic/filmmaker, Berkeley
Os Gemeos, artists, Sao Paolo
David Pagel, art critic, Los Angeles
Guillermo Gomez-Pena artist/cultural critic, San Francisco
Kymberly Pinder, writer/scholar, New York
Rick Poynor, designer/critic/writer, London
Walid Raad, artist, New York
Andrew Ross, theorist/writer, New York University
Joel Sanders, architect/theorist, New York
Barry Schwabsky, art critic / poet, London
David Serlin, theorist/writer, UC San Diego
Gregory Sholette, critical theorist / artist, New York
Santiago Sierra, artist, Mexico City
Kaja Silverman, cultural theorist, Berkeley
Lorna Simpson, artist, New York
Kathryn Smith, artist, Johannesburg
Rebecca Solnit, writer, San Francisco
Eugenie Tsai, independent curator, New York
Jeffrey Vallance, artist, Los Angeles
Hamza Walker, curator / art critic, Chicago
Deborah Willis, historian/curator, New York
Fred Wilson, artist, New York
Andrea Zittel, artist/designer, Los Angeles, Joshua Tree, and Brooklyn