Bob Snead is a native of Charleston, SC where he graduated Cum Laude in 2002 from the College of Charleston with a BA in Studio Art. Soon after he co-founded Redux Contemporary Art Center in Charleston and remained founding director of the organization until 2005 when he left to pursue graduate studies at Yale University School of Art. After receiving his MFA in painting and printmaking in 2007, he helped form the traveling artist collective Transit Antenna and spent the next two years developing community based art projects across North America. Since then he has continued a rigorous studio practice in New Orleans. In 2011 he was named a distinguished alumnus of the College of Charleston for his extensive work with non-profit arts organizations, and he is currently Executive Director of Press Street / Antenna Gallery, a board member of Common Field, and was the director for the 2013 Hand-in-Glove Conference in New Orleans.