Chandra Cox

Chandra Cox

Chandra Cox

Head of the Department of Art + Design, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Art + Design

Email: chandra_cox@ncsu.edu Phone: (919) 515-8340


  • Master of Fine Arts, Ohio State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Hampton Institute


Chandra Cox is a practicing artist, image-maker who works in a range of mediums from oil, acrylic to digital media.

Professor Cox’s work has been presented in numerous museums and galleries around the country such as the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh and the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Her artworks in public collections include NC State University, North Carolina Central University and the University Of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She illustrated the children’s book Christmas Makes Me Think published by Lee and Low of New York. Among her awards are the Artist-in-Residence Fellowship at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, Calif.

Professor Cox also has received the Outstanding Teacher Award in 1985 and 1995, and the Undergraduate Alumni Distinguished Professor Award in 1988.

Focus Areas

Drawing, painting, design fundamentals, digital media