Adjunct Faculty
MFA, University of Illinois
BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Michael D. Hay is an artist living in Minneapolis. He is currently the youth programs director and catalyst film curator for Intermedia Arts. He has directed the development and operations of year-round youth art programs including the Teaching Artist Roster for over ten years, and for the past five years he has been curating film screenings in the Intermedia Arts theater.

While living in Chicago he worked in commercial photography and produced exhibition media for the Field Museum of Natural History. He also taught art and media at the Boys and Girls’ Clubs of Chicago and at the community development organization Archi-Treasures. Since relocating to Minneapolis, he has been deeply involved in the creative and youth development community, teaching film classes at the Walker Art Center, El Colegio Charter School, and Normandale Community College.

Hay was a 2014 Fellow at Intermedia Arts' Creative Community Leadership Institute and manages the Media Active Program at Intermedia Arts producing creative, high-quality, award winning film and media content for nonprofits and companies all over the Twin Cities.