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Faculty and Staff Achievements, October – December 2011

JOE ARREDONDO, Director of Landmark Arts, received the Chancellor’s Staff Award for Excellence at an award ceremony in October.

RICK DINGUS, professor of photography, gave a joint presentation at the Texas Book Festival in Austin in October along with Andy Wilkinson about their collaborative book and project, Llano Estacado:  An Island in the Sky .

STACY ELKO, associate professor of printmaking, had two of her artworks accepted into Cultural Crossroads” presented by the Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, NC, in October.

JANIS ELLIOTT, Ph.D., associate professor in art history, has received Texas Tech Internal Competitive Funding to Advance Scholarship in the Creative Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.  The Level 2 funding she has received will support research travel to Italy to begin work on a new book covering Royal and Aristocratic Church Patronage in the Kingdom of Naples, 1266-1343.

CAROL FLUECKIGER, associate professor in Foundations, is serving on the Board for Texas Association Schools of Art in 2011-2012.  She has received Texas Tech Internal Competitive Funding to Advance Scholarship in the Creative Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.  The Level 1 funding she has received will support research travel.

JUAN GRANADOS, associate professor in ceramics, was the subject of a four-page article written by Matthew Kangas published in the November issue of Ceramics Monthly.

DAVID LINDSAY, assistant professor in Foundations, has received Texas Tech Internal Competitive Funding to Advance Scholarship in the Creative Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.  The Level 3 funding he has received will support Developing, Executing, and Exhibiting Collaborations with Institutions in Europe.

DAVID MONDT, assistant curator for Landmark Arts, has received a Top Techsan award through the Alumni Association, recognized during the October ceremonies for extraordinary work proficiency and team spirit.

JORGELINA ORFILA, Ph.D., assistant professor in art history, has received Texas Tech Internal Competitive Funding to Advance Scholarship in the Creative Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.  The Level 2 funding she has received will support travel to an international conference she is organizing.

CAROLYN TATE, Ph.D., professor in art history, has been selected as one of the Texas Tech 2011 Integrated Scholars. 

CARLA TEDESCHI, associate professor in communication design, was presented with an award of excellence by the University and Colleges Design Association, with her work exhibited in Phoenix, AZ at the Annual UCDA national Design Conference in early October.

SANG-MI YOO, associate professor in Foundations, had a solo exhibition at the University of Texas – San Antonio Satellite Space in November.  The exhibition consisted of a mixed media installation with laser-cut felt and large format offset lithographs.  She also gave a lecture in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition on November 3rd.