Faculty and Staff Achievements, Spring 2009
CHRISTIE BLIZARD, assistant professor of painting, has had three artworks selected by juror, Mel Chin, into the 2009 Texas National to be presented in April at Stephen F. Austin in Nacodgoches, TX. Three artworks by Blizard have also been selected into 20x20x20 to be presented at Louisiana State University in April. One of these works has received a Merit Award. In March her work was included in Me Me Me – the 6th Edition of the PooL Art Fair in New York. Blizard is included in one of the Group Exhibitions of the 2009 Texas Biennial in Austin in March.
SHANNON CANNINGS, adjunct instructor in foundations, had several of her recent paintings included in a 2-person exhibition entitled Guns and Chandeliers at the Gallery Imperato in Baltimore from January through March.
WILLIAM CANNINGS, associate professor in sculpture, has been selected as the featured artist to represent West Texas during the 2009 Texas Biennial in March. A solo exhibition of his sculpture will be presented at OK Mountain Gallery in Austin, TX. He is one of the artists selected into The Great Texas Sculpture Roundup presented at the Beeville Art Museum in January through April.
RICK DINGUS, professor of photography, will present a lecture about the Millennial Collection at an upcoming conference, "Framing Time and Place: Repeats and Returns in Photography," at the University of Plymouth, UK, April 15-17.
STACY ELKO, assistant professor of printmaking, had one drawing accepted into the prestigious Bradley International Drawing and Print Exhibition to be presented at Bradley University, Peoria, IL. Juried by Lynwood Kreneck, professor emeritus of TTU, the exhibition will be presented in March 2009. Elko also had one artist’s book selected into Handmark Paper and Artist Books Exhibit at the IceHouse of the Morgan Arts Council, Berkeley Springs, WV.
CAROL FLUECKIGER, associate professor of foundations, received the 2009 American Antiquarian Society Research Fellowship for Creative and Performing Artist and Writers to travel to Worcester, MA and research images of early American history for her paintings in June. In February her work was featured in an exhibition titled Post Cards from the Laundry Room and Solitude of Self at International Cultural Center, Texas Tech.
ROBIN GERMANY, associate professor of photography, is included in a two-person exhibition at Gallery One – Visual Arts Center in Ellensburg, WA in March. Her photographs were included with those of 15 other artists in the Viewfinder exhibition hosted by Fotofest in Houston. The exhibition was presented in both the Fotofest headquarters and at the Houston Center for Photography, in the first collaboration between the two Houston venues.
ROBLY GLOVER, professor of jewelry design and metalsmithing, has had one of his sterling silver pitchers entitled Howling Double-Horned Spring Thing collected into the prestigious Yale silver collection in the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven Connecticut.
JUAN GRANADOS, associate professor of ceramics, will have work appear in a new textbook by Susan Peterson titled,Working in Clay (Lawrence King Publishing 2009). He had one ceramic work exhibited in an exhibit titled Analogous, a nationally juried exhibit by Lucy Lippard, held the Runnels Gallery at Eastern New Mexico University (January - February). He was included in an article published in Revista Ceramica, by Antonio Vivas; the article covered the international workshop held at Pazo Da Cultura in Ponteverda, Spain. Granados was in a three person exhibit titled, Fecund Earth, from January--February, presented at the University Gallery at California State University at Chico, CA where he also presented several day workshop/demonstrations, a lecture and critiques.
DAVID LINDSAY, assistant professor in Foundations, has a solo exhibition at UT-Permian Basin, in Odessa in March. He is a finalist for the Hunting Prize in Houston. His work will be included in a group exhibition at the Alphonse Berber Gallery at Berkeley, CA in April.
ANDREW MARTIN, associate professor of drawing and painting, had a drawing selected into the 32nd Bradley International Print & Drawing Exhibition to be presented at the Heuser Art Center, Bradley University, Peoria IL beginning March 2009. Lynwood Kreneck, TTU professor emeritus, was the juror. Martin had a graphite and acrylic drawing on wood included in the 5x5x(5) International Juried Exhibition presented at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA.
CARLA TEDESCHI, associate professor of communication design, is one of four TTU professors who received the prestigious honor of being named to the 2008 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service on February 9th at the 91st Annual Meeting of the American Council on Education in Washington, D.C.
SANG-MI YOO, assistant professor of Foundations, has been awarded a solo exhibition entitled, Afterimage, to be presented at the Munshin Museum at Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, in May 2009. One of her digital prints was selected into The 2009 North American Print Biennial in 808 Gallery, juried by Roberta Waddell, Curator of Prints at the New York Public Library, and sponsored by Boston Printmakers and Boston University College of Fine Arts, Feb. 15 – Mar. 30.
DON WINK, professor of painting, had a drawing accepted into the Assistance League of Houston Exhibition this spring.