Congratulations to Deedra Baker for being named a Chancellor’s Student Research Scholar. The Chancellor’s Student Research Scholars (CSRS) program honors outstanding achievement by select students in research and creative art endeavors. Final selection of the scholars was made by the Research Committee of the Graduate Council. In addition to awards, these students will be honored at a luncheon TWU’s Chancellor and President hosts for them during the Symposium and will also be recognized at Convocation and Commencement.
Congratulations to Deedra Baker for her solo exhibition, Ties That Bind – Works by Deedra Baker, Master of Fine Arts Exhibition. The show runs April 26 to May 13, 2016.
Exhibition Dates: April 26 – May 13, 2016
Opening Reception: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Deedra Baker (b. 1989) is a photographer and book artist currently residing in Denton, TX. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011, from Washburn University in Topeka, KS and her Master of Fine Arts with a photography concentration and intermedia secondary concentration at Texas Woman’s University in 2016. Deedra is the recipient of the Charles and Margaret Pollak Award and Sibberson Award from Washburn University, and the Chancellor’s Student Research Scholar Award from Texas Woman’s University.
|April Member’s Show| Opening April 9th|
Congratulations to Kalee Appleton and Sheryl Anaya, TWU Alumnae, for having work in the current 500X April Member’s show. See below for details.
|April Member’s Solo Shows
April 9th – May 1st, 2016
Opening Reception April 9th, 2016 | 7-10 pm
A show featuring the work of:
Downstairs Project Space
That the moon is full and white as barred teeth, that the sage and yucca cast weird chthonic shadows
An installation involving video, sound and sculptural benches. Video by Clint Bargers, sound by Serpicos Son and title by Justin Cunningham.
Upstairs Project Space
Congratulations to Deedra Baker, Joy Ellis, Westley Harwart, and Tiffany Milow for their group exhibition, Approaches in Photography at the 010 Gallery in the Student Union at Texas Woman’s University. The exhibition runs from March 28 to April 9, 2016.
Exhibition Dates: March 28 – April 8, 2016
Opening Reception: March 30, 2016 | 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
010 Gallery – Student Union
Texas Women’s University
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Congratulations to Brittany Jasper for her solo exhibition, Hands, at the 010 Gallery at Texas Woman’s University. The show runs from March 14 through March 26, 2016.
Exhibition Dates: March 14 – March 26, 2016
Closing Reception: March 24, 2016 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Brittany is currently an undergraduate student at Texas Woman’s University pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in photography.
Due: April 15, 2016
Special exhibitions: “The Feminine Bond”
Streit House Space
We invite you to submit a selection of three images that explore the notion of the feminine bond. Women bond through familial relations, age, sexual orientation, race, and marital status. This nexus provides support for one another and consists of traditions, rituals, and connections. Show us how you have captured “The Feminine Bond” in your photographic works.
Juror: Deedra Baker
Deedra Baker is a photographer and book artist currently based in Denton, TX. Her work and research focuses on themes of adolescence, femininity, identity, and sexuality. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011, from Washburn University in Topeka, KS, where she was the recipient of numerous honors, such as the Charles and Margaret Pollak Award and Sibberson Award. She is currently working toward a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts with a Photography Concentration and Intermedia Secondary Concentration at Texas Woman’s University. Selections from her body of work have been featured nationally in exhibitions and publications including, Chowan University National Juried Exhibition, Light Leaked, PhotoSpiva National Photographic Competition and Exhibition, and Voyeur: Repositioning the Gaze.
Send 3 images (jpegs) as attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “The Feminine Bond.”
300dpi, sized at 1500px on the longest side.
Submissions deadline is April 15th
Selected artists will be notified shortly after the deadline.
Submissions that do not adhere to the guidelines will not be considered.
Congratulations! Light Leaked features interviews with TWU 15th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition Graduate student co-coordinators. Joy Ellis interviews Dr. Rebecca Senf, Chief Curator at the Center for Creative Photography and the Norton Family Curator of Photography, a joint appointment between the Center for Creative Photography and the Phoenix Art Museum http://www.lightleaked.com/2016/02/curator-dr-rebecca-senf.html. Deedra Baker interviews JEG solo show artist, Sharon Lee Hart, http://www.lightleaked.com/2016/02/sharon-lee-hart.html.
Joy graduated with her BFA from the University of Texas, Arlington and currently attends Texas Woman’s University to obtain an MFA in Art with a concentration in photography and secondary concentration in intermedia.
Deedra received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011, from Washburn University in Topeka, KS. She is currently working toward a Master of Fine Arts in Art with a Photography Concentration and Intermedia Secondary Concentration at Texas Woman’s University.