Samuel Hoi

Pres
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)

Samuel Hoi is an experienced and innovative higher education leader, as well as an advocate for art and design education and creative professionals as drivers in social, economic and cultural advancement.

Prior to arriving at MICA, Hoi was president of Otis College of Art and Design, wher he shepherded new academic initiatives involving innovative partnerships and community engagement, such as the Creative Action: Integrated Learning curriculum that places art and design education in real life context. He also launched the annual Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region. Prior to joining Otis, Hoi was director of the Paris campus of Parsons School of Design and dean of the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington, D.C.

Hoi's multifaceted education includes a law degree from Columbia Law School, a bachelor's degree from Columbia College, where he graduated summa cum laude, and an A.A.S. degree in illustration from Parsons.



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