Jonas Criscoe (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2006) shows work in Cardinal Kindreds, the second phase of an art exchange between the Austin-based art collective ICOSA and Rosalux, Minneapois' longest-running collective gallery.
Natalia Anciso (B.A., Studio Art, 2008) is featured on the cover of University of California Berkeley's Caliber Magazine. The feature story highlights Anciso's artwork and explores her upbringing along the Texas Borderlands, her work as an educator in the San Francisco Bay Area, and life as a mother.
Tamara Johnson's Sweet Pass Sculpture Park Presents New Exhibition in Collaboration with Pollock Gallery and Partial Shade
Sweet Pass Sculpture Park
Tamara Johnson (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2007), founded Sweet Pass Sculpture Park, which presents "May Show: Looms," an exhibition in collaboration with SMU's Pollock Gallery and organized by Austin art collective, Partial Shade. Sweet Pass will also be showing a recent film by Virgina Lee Montgomery and a site-responsive painting by Timothy Harding.
Becca Borrelli, (M.F.A., Art Education, 2013) has created coloring books featuring iconic Austin scenes through her entrepreneurial business, Becca Borrelli Illustrations.
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Steve Rowell (B.A., Studio Art, 1992) received a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship to finish a final cut of his Oxford thesis film, Humans Lived Here Once. He will also complete his Creative Capital supported project, Uncanny Sensing, Remote Valleys, which will premiere in early 2020 as a multi-screen installation, a series of photographs for publication, and a film for the festival circuit.
University of Arizona Press
Natalia Anciso (B.A., Studio Art, 2008) has original artwork featured on the cover of the forthcoming book, Meditacion Fronteriza: Poems of Love, Life and Labor (University of Arizona Press), written by renowned writer and scholar Norma Elia Cantú, Professor of Humanities at Trinity University and Professor Emeritus at UTSA. The book is a collection of poems that explore life in the Texas-Mexico borderlands and are a "celebration of culture, tradition and creativity that navigates themes of love, solidarity and political transformation."
Leah Dyjak (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2015) has accepted a position with Wheaton College Massachusetts as an assistant professor of photography.
Erik Culver (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2008) has created ArtStartArt, an online business where student artists can sell their art.