Light Leaked Interviews | Joy Ellis and Deedra Baker

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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.

Half Year Vol. 2 | Deedra Baker

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Congratulations to Deedra Baker for having her work featured in the Streit House Space Half Year Vol. 2 zine. Check out the zine here and add it to your photo book and zine collection.

Half Year Vol. 2 features work by:
Deedra Baker, Rachel Jump, Jen Ervin, William Douglas, Will Harris, Coralie Fournier-Moris, Andrew Janjigian, Andrew Frost, Aleksei Kazantsev, Gabriella Sturchio, Jesse Taylor Koechling, Charlotte Thoemmes, Trevor Powers, Celeste Ortiz, Brian Henry, Selina Roman, dent de lion, Misty Woodford, Grant Gill, Scott Norris, Julia Dunham, Viviana Levrino, Samantha Ylva Beasley, Deb Schwedhelm, Charalampos Kydonakis, Drew Nikonowicz, Jillian Freyer, Jordanna Kalman, Rebecca Drolen, Ekaterina Musatkina

Edited by Jordanna Kalman

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 Visual Arts with a Photography Concentration and Intermedia Secondary Concentration at Texas Woman’s University.

Ticka Arts | Deedra Baker

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Congratulations to Deedra Baker for having her series A Slight Hysterical Tendency featured as a February artist on Ticka Arts. Click here to view the feature.

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.

 

UNT News Article | Joy Ellis

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Congratulations to Joy Ellis for being featured by the University of North Texas News. Joy, who took a class in the College of Visual Arts during the fall 2015 semester, made an intricately detailed book featuring the stories of the Kurdish family from Iraq who were refugees in Iran. She got the stories from her sister who lives in Iraq with her husband, a worker for a non-governmental organization there.

To view the article, click here.

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.

Outstanding Graduating Senior | Madeline Potter

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Congratulations to Madeline Potter for being featured as an Outstanding Graduating Senior in the Texas Woman’s University paper, The Lasso.

Take a look at the feature here.

Madeline currently attends Texas Woman’s University working on her BFA in Visual Arts, Photography Concentration. She will graduate in Fall 2015.

People and Places: An Exploration of Portraiture and Landscape Photography | Diane Chenault and Michele Poindexter

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Congratulations to Diane Chenault and Michele Poindexter for their two-person exhibition, People and Places: An Exploration of Portraiture and Landscape Photography, in the 010 Gallery, Student Union at Texas Woman’s University. The exhibition runs October 19 through 31, 2015.

Exhibition Dates: October 19 – 31, 2015

Opening Reception: October 21, 2105 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Diane and Michele are both Bachelor of Fine Arts students at Texas Woman’s University with a concentration in photography.

2015 Art in the Metroplex | Deedra Baker

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Congratulations to Deedra Baker for having her photograph, Wayne Bought Me a Cake and Balloon, selected by juror, Peter Doroshenko, for the 2015 Art in the Metroplex Exhibition at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center in Fort Worth, TX. The exhibition runs October 5 through 30, 2015.

Exhibition Dates: October 5 – 30, 2015

Opening Reception: October 9, 2015

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 Visual Arts with a Photography Concentration and Intermedia Secondary Concentration at Texas Woman’s University.

We Live in Boxes | Madeline Potter

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Congratulations to Madeline Potter for her current solo exhibition, We Live in Boxes, at the 010 Gallery, Student Union, at Texas Woman’s University. The exhibition runs from September 21, 2015 – October 2, 2015.

Exhibition Dates: September 21, 2015 – October 2, 2015

Opening Reception: September 22, 2015 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Madeline currently attends Texas Woman’s University working on her BFA in Visual Arts, Photography Concentration.

Greatest Hits SPESC Regional Juried Student Exhibition | Deedra Baker

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Congratulations to Deedra Baker for having her photograph, An Apple from the Earth, selected for the Greatest Hits SPESC Regional Juried Student Exhibition hosted by the University of Oklahoma in The Lightwell Gallery at the School of Art & Art History. The exhibition runs September 14 through October 2, 2015.

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 Visual Arts with a Photography Concentration and Intermedia Secondary Concentration at Texas Woman’s University.

Neighbors SPESC Regional Juried Educators Exhibition | Jana C. Perez and Angilee Wilkerson

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Congratulations to Texas Woman’s University Alumnae, Jana C. Perez, and Angilee Wilkerson for being selected by juror Katherine Ware for the Neighbors SPESC Regional Juried Educators Exhibition at MAINSITE Contemporary Art Gallery in Norman, OK. The exhibition runs September 21 through October 2, 2015.

Jana  is an artist, graphic designer, photographer and educator. She currently holds the rank of Associate Professor, Department of Visual Arts, Graphic Design at Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas.

Angilee holds an MFA in Photography and a Minor in Intermedia. She is an artist, adjunct professor, and professional editorial photographer.