Michael W. Haga

Michael W. Haga is Associate Dean at the College of Charleston School of the Arts, where he is responsible for the School’s assessment and other administrative activities as well as projects related to donor cultivation and stewardship and educational/cultural programming. In 2017 the College presented him with an "Administrator of the Year Award" as part of its Excellence in Collegiate Education and Leadership Awards. 

Mr. Haga has been involved with several organizations during his time at the College, serving on the boards of the Lowcountry Arts and Cultural Council, Print Studio South, and the South Carolina Artisans Center. He also has served as a community representative on the Charleston County Magnet School of the Arts’ School Governance Council.  Mr. Haga currently serves on the boards of the South Carolina Arts Alliance, the South Carolina Arts Foundation, and the International Council of Fine Arts Deans as well as on the advisory board of Fine Craft Shows Charleston, LLC.

Mr. Haga has written exhibition reviews for The New Art Examiner, Art Papers, Carolina Arts, and Charleston City Paper. He has served as a slide juror for the Piccolo Spoleto Craft Exhibition for several years and has judged exhibitions in the southeastern United States. Mr. Haga also has been a grant panelist for many organizations, including the South Carolina Arts Commission, the Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina, and the Oregon Arts Commission.