Department of Art and Art History Award or Honor

Anna Krachey Fall 2014 International Artist-in-Residence and exhibition at Artpace

Fri. November 14, 2014

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Image courtesy of the artist and Artpace

Anna Krachey (M.F.A. Studio Art, 2007) was selected as an International Artist-in-Resident at Artpace San Antonio. Krachey presents the resulting work in an exhibition that will be on display November 13, 2014 – January 11, 2015.

Linda Dalrymple Henderson receives 2014 SLSA Lifetime Achievement Award

Tue. October 28, 2014

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Photo by Stan Schnier.

Linda Dalrymple Henderson was honored by the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) with the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award. During the award presentation at the annual conference, SLSA stated, "Her work has helped to redefine the ways in which scholars now understand the development of modern and contemporary art, particularly its relationship to science and mathematics."

Chair of the Department of Art and Art History Jack Risley remarked, “The SLSA is spot-on when they describe Dr. Henderson as ‘a model of interdisciplinary enquiry and academic generosity.’ Linda is a legendary scholar and equally known as a fierce advocate for her students.”

Henderson’s extraordinary research, the enduring impact of her mentorship, and long-time contributions to the SLSA were among the many reasons for her recognition.

“I’m thrilled and humbled at this award,” Henderson described. “In 1993, I had started regularly attending the conferences of what was then the Society for Literature and Science (SLS). Finding such a stimulating group of colleagues working across disciplinary boundaries, I began inviting art historians and artists to participate on SLS panels.”

She continued to invite over 40 colleagues to SLS events. “In 2003, we had a large enough contingent to militate for the addition of 'Arts' to the name. As a result, an important new space has been created for interchange among arts-related scholars and technology-oriented practitioners at SLSA.”

The department congratulates Henderson on this award.

“Art Historians are not only judged by the depth and originality of their research, but also for how effectively they open up intellectual possibilities for subsequent generations of scholars,” said Risley. “That is Dr. Henderson’s legacy.”
 

Adam Crosson featured in The Daily Texan

Wed. October 1, 2014

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Adam Crosson, M.F.A. candidate in Studio Art, was featured in The Daily Texan. Crosson speaks about the Umlauf Prize and his exhibition Intermodal. The exhibition is on display, alongside Reflect by Margo Sawyer, through October 19 at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum.

Adam Crosson featured by the Austin American-Statesman

Mon. September 22, 2014

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Adam Crosson (M.F.A. candidate in Studio Art) was featured in the Austin American-Statesman by Jeanne Claire van Ryzin. Crosson discusses his exhibition Intermodal presented as part of his recognition as the 2014 Umlauf Prize recipient.

Adam Crosson receives 2014 Umlauf Prize

Thu. August 28, 2014

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Adam Crosson (M.F.A. candidate in Studio Art) received the 2014 Umlauf Prize. Crosson was selected by Juror Suzanne Deal Booth and was awarded an exhibition at the Umlauf. Intermodal will be on display September 5 through October 19 alongside Reflect, an exhibition of works by Professor Margo Sawyer.

Join Crosson for an Insights Artist talk September 10, 7 pm, at the Umlauf.

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