Associate Professor and former Chair of the Sculpture Department at the Kansas City Art Institute, Michael Wickerson is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and York University in Canada. He has exhibited internationally in North America and Europe, collaborating with architects, engineers, programmers, and designers. Recognized as an accomplished Python developer, Wickerson’s creative research incorporates mathematics, computer science, computational and parametric design, digital modeling, and programming as they relate to metal casting, data visualization, machine learning, and robotics.