Blake Morgan earned a BFA in art from East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma and received an M.F.A. in painting from the University of South Carolina in 2007. He has taught drawing and painting at the International Center for the Arts in Umbria Italy and at the University of South Carolina from 2007–2013. His work consists of narrative figure paintings and observational landscapes that he has exhibited nationally and internationally. Blake is the Associate Professor of Art for the Division of Arts and Humanities. He has been a member of the USAO faculty since 2013.