Faculty and Staff Achievements, Fall 2012
Four Art faculty are recent 2012 CAHSS Award Recipients (Creative Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences), TTU internal competitive funding opportunities.;
WILLIAM CANNINGS, associate professor in sculpture, is one of the artists included in the e-book published in August titled The State of the Art: Contemporary Artists in Texas by June Mattingly (www.TexasContemporaryArt.com). Also in August, his sculpture PinkBlack was installed in Lubbock to become the fourth sculpture in the inaugural year of the Art on the Llano Project. In September Cannings was included in one solo and three curated exhibitions in Houston, Beaumont and San Antonio.
CAROL FLUECKIGER, associate professor in art (in collaboration with Dr. Dorothy Chansky in the Department of Theatre & Dance), received Level 4 funding to investigate “Three Eleanors and Their Solar-Powered Paper Dolls: Arts as Historiography.”
ROBIN GERMANY, associate professor in photography, received Level 3 support for materials, services and travel to facilitate three photographic exhibitions.
CHRISTIE BLIZARD, associate professor in painting, received Level 2 funding to conduct a summer residency at the School of the Visual Arts, New York.
KEVIN CHUA, Ph.D., associate professor in art history, received Level 2 funding to research his topic, “Enlightenment Vitalism and the Matter of Painting.”
STACY ELKO, associate professor in printmaking, had a solo exhibition titled Dreams of the Trees at the UTSA Satellite Gallery in San Antonio in late August.
DIRK FOWLER, associate professor in communication design, is one of the artists included in Jamie Berger’s new book PUSH Print: 30+ Artists Explore the Boundaries of Printmaking published in September 2012 by Lark Crafts.
ROBIN GERMANY, associate professor in photography, had eight photographs included in the exhibition titled Contemplating Limits, a 4-person exhibition at the University of North Texas Gallery, Denton through September 2012. One of her images is reproduced on the UNT website: http://gallery.unt.edu/exhibitions/4/727. She had two photographs selected into the 27th Tallahassee International exhibition sponsored by Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee in September 2012.
SANG-MI YOO, associate professor in art, was awarded a 3-month Artist-in-Residency at the Seacourt Print Workshop in Bangor, Northern Ireland (funded by North Down Borough Council). At the end of the residency in August, she had two solo exhibitions, entitled Trace retraces, at Golden Thread Gallery in Belfast and North Down Museum in Bangor.
For more info, http://goldenthreadgallery.co.uk/artist-talk-sang-mi-yoo-friday-30th-august-1-2pm/