Kip Fulbeck. Photo courtesy of the Artist.

Circus Herpes, Ostentation County and Carrots: Kip Fulbeck’s Student Show “Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Piece” is a Wild Success

By Janel Mendoza for the UC Santa Barbara Daily Nexus on December 17, 2014

The accomplished artist teaches students to use their voice as an artistic medium. He tells them to, “get over themselves, it’s not about them.” It’s about the art that they have the potential create...Every quarter that his course is offered, students jump at the opportunity to work alongside Fulbeck. As a pioneering poet, he challenges his students to produce their best work with limited time. At the end of a rigorous 10 weeks, they are expected to perform their pieces in a showcase...

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Kip Fulbeck is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alum. For more about his work, please visit his website at:

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