Texas Tech University :: School Of Art

Student Accomplishments, June – October 2011


YULIA MAKAROVA, MFA candidate in printmaking has been announced as one of the student winners to be included in the summer 2011 issue of Creative Quarterly, the journal of art & design. Her work was published on the journal's summer issue and posted on their online gallery in the summer 2011.

ZACH NADER, who received an MFA degree in photography in May, had three of his photographs from the most recent Synthetic Histories series included in the Houston Center for Photography's 29th Annual Juried Membership Exhibition in July and August.

ADAM REDD, 2nd year MFA candidate in ceramics, was selected into a summer artist in residence program at the Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts based on the merits of his artistic output.  While there May – August, Redd who has culinary training, also performed as Chef for the resident artists and executed the food portion for the Center’s annual fundraising event known as “Salad Days.”

ED SMITH, fine arts doctoral student, provided illustrations for Mosaic: A Collection Celebrating Bermuda’s Cultural Heritage (written by Ruth E. Thomas).  The book launched with a signing and public performance at the Bermuda National Gallery, September 15th.

LINDA TIEN, who received a BFA degree in jewelry design & metalsmithing in May, has received a 1-3 year appointment to the Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville, TN, affiliated with Tennessee Tech University. This prestigious appointment was the result of a national search and Linda is one of only two BFA students to ever receive this honor.

MFA Candidates CHRIS ADAMS, RAUL AGUILAR, CAROL CUNNINGHAM, MEGAN DILL, JUANITA EXIGA, MICHAEL GLENN,MARIANNA GLYNSKA, REBECCA HOP, RYU-HEE KIM, KRISTOPHER LEINEN, YULIA MAKAROVA, and MARC WATSON, had artwork exhibited during the 2011 TASA Conference in Dallas/Fort Worth in September.  MARK WATSON and RAUL AGULAR¸were in attendance to talk about their work.