Faculty and Staff Achievements, April – May 2011
CHRISTIE BLIZARD, assistant professor in painting, was invited, by curator Virginia Rutledge, to present “The Give-Away Project” at the 2011 Texas Biennial in Austin in April during opening weekend. Blizard is also announced this spring as recipient of the Alumni Association’s New Faculty Award.
SHANNON CANNINGS, adjunct instructor in Foundations, was a featured artist in the 2011 Texas Biennial (April – May) in Austin. She was included in a two-person exhibition at the Anya Tish Gallery in Houston in May.
WILLIAM CANNINGS, associate professor in sculpture, had a solo exhibition of his sculpture at the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts in March.
CAROL FLUECKIGER, associate professor in Foundations, had a solo exhibition titled Solar Powered Paper Dolls in February and March at the San Antonio College.
ANDREW MARTIN, associate professor of painting and drawing and ANNE LONGO, adjunct instructor in Foundations, were included in a 3-person exhibition at the Pecan Campus Visual Arts Gallery of South Texas College in McAllen in January and February. The exhibition travelled to the Mid-Valley Campus Library Art Gallery in March and April.
JORGELINA ORFILA, Ph.D., assistant professor in art history, was recognized with a President’s Excellence in Teaching Award in April.
VON VENHUIZEN, associate professor in ceramics, had a work selected into the Red Lodge Clay Center’s 2011 Bi-Annual Juried National by juror, Brad Schwieger.