Faculty Research & Accomplishments - Fall 2017

Above: Cody Arnall from "Set Out to Disappear".

Assistant Professor of Sculpture Cody Arnall had work curated into a group exhibition, That. Was. EPIC!!! : when quotidian becomes lore, presented at Collar Works, Troy, NY. Curated by Sanford Mirling, Assistant Professor of Studio Art at Middlebury College. August 25 - October 24. He also has a a solo exhibition, Set Out to Disappear: Cody Arnall, at Pump Project Art Complex, Austin, TX. September 29 - October 28, 2017. codyarnall.com

Adjunct Instructor of Art Foundations Shannon Cannings has work included in a two-person exhibition titled, FREEZE! at Anya Tish Gallery, Houston, TX. October 13 – November 11. anyatishgallery.com


Associate Professor of Art History Dr. Constance Cortez had an exhibition catalogue published. The volume is entitled, Aztlan to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert 'Magu' Lujan, edited by Constance Cortez and Hal Glicksman (Irvine: University of California, University Art Galleries; Munich, London, New York: Del Monico Books/Prestel, 2017).

Associate Professor and Coordinator of Art Foundations Carol Flueckiger had artwork juried into Americans All Media 2017, Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, North Dakota, August 15 – September 28.

Associate Professor of Graphic Design Dirk Fowler was commissioned by Texas Monthly to provide the cover illustration for the October 2017 issue focused on the devastation that Hurricane Harvey wrought on Texas.

Assistant Professor of Painting Ghislaine Fremaux's, solo exhibition of the TTU-funded interdisciplinary project, Skin of Years: Nudism and the Aging Body, opened at the Juanita Harvey Gallery at Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX on September 11th. Fremaux will present a lecture and three-hour workshop on September 27th and 28th, at the MWSU campus, exhibit runs through October 13th.

Professor of Painting Tina Fuente's exhibition Marcando el relámpago opened at the Museum of Texas Tech on September 30th and continues through January 28, 2018. The exhibition is a collaboration between Tina Fuentes and atmospheric scientist Eric Bruning. The science and the art combine to present insights into lightning—a dynamic, powerful, and spectacular component of our planet's weather systems.  

Associate Professor of Art History Dr. Jorgelina Orfila received a Gloria Lyerla Library Memorial Fund Research travel grant to study the Blanc-Gatti papers held at the Swiss Institute for Art Research SIK-ISEA /Lausanne University.

Professor of Painting Don Wink was a finalist in an international competition sponsored by, The Artists' Magazine. This international competition was judged from over 5700 entries from which prizes were awarded and with the potential of being chosen to be featured as "Artist of the Month" in The Artists' Magazine website.

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