Marc Cote, MFA

Dean of Arts and Humanities

About the Dean

Marc Cote is the Founding Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities at Framingham State University. Dean Cote began his career at FSU in 1992 as a faculty member in the Art Department, teaching foundation studio, printmaking and illustration. In 2005, he created the department's Illustration Concentration. He served as chair of the department from 2007 through 2012.

Dean Cote received an MFA in Fine Art from the University of Connecticut and a BFA in Illustration from the University of the Arts. Throughout his tenure teaching at Framingham State, he also taught summer classes and workshops at the Danforth Museum of Art, the Worcester Art Museum, and Massachusetts College of Art. He currently sits on the Board of the Boston Printmakers, for which he was the President from 2007 to 2009 and Biennial Coordinator from 2009 to 2013. He is also a member of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society and The Southern Graphics Council International.

Dean Cote is a practicing artist. His work has been exhibited in many local, national, and international venues. His artwork can be found in the collections of Harvard University, Framingham State University, the Danforth Museum, the University of Wisconsin/Parkside, and McNeese State University. He has received numerous awards and grants, and has served as a juror for various art exhibitions and competitions.


Dean Cote may be reached at (508) 626-4831 or