DeAvin Mitchell


  • 2021, MA, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • 2019, BA, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

DeAvin Mitchell is a student in the Arts Administration, Education and Policy PhD program. DeAvin is a graduate of the Department's Arts Policy and Administration MA program and he graduated from the University of Kentucky with two Bachelors degrees: one in Art Education and the other in Studio Art. While completing his Studio Arts degree, DeAvin had focuses in both ceramics and printmaking. DeAvin has experience as a K-12 teacher and volunteering with multiple arts and cultural centers. 

Fun Fact: DeAvin does not know how to whistle...and he has tried really hard.

Research Interests

  • Art and privilege
  • Community sustainability
  • Non-profit management
  • Community based education