ALUMNI

The Juanita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts would like to share with the community, faculty, staff, and students what our alumni have been up to. 

If you are a graduate, please contact us and let us know where you are, and what great things you've done!

You can email your information to: ann.leimer@mwsu.edu

 

 

ANGELA BACON-KIDWELL

An exhibit titled "Traveling Dreams," featuring photography by Angela Bacon-Kidwell (BFA, 2005), was shown in the West End Studio at the Kemp Center for the Arts from May 12th to July 10th, 2010.

 

KIMBERLY BARTEL

Kim Bartel

Kimberly Bartel (BFA, 2007) holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA.

 

BROOKE CALCOTE

Brooke Calcote (BFA, 2004) has joined the art faculty at Wichita Falls High School. 

 

ERIN CLULEY

Erin Cluley (BFA, 2001) works as the Exhibition Coordinator for the Dallas Contemporary in Dallas, TX. She exhibited her work in the Believe It: 14 Painters, at the Creative Alliance/Patterson in Baltimore, Maryland, May 3rd through June 2nd, 2007. The exhibit was curated by Jordan Faye Block, www.creativealliance.org. Erin is also featured in an online interview at http://baltimoreinterview.blogspot.com/.

 

LAUREN GEORGE

Lauren George

On February 10, 2009, Lauren George (Collins) (BFA, 2005) took over ownership of a screenprinting and graphics design business called proMark Screenprinting in Wichita Falls. She was also featured in an article in the Times Record News. To view the article online, click here.

Photo by: Torin Halsey, Times Record News.

 

BRITTANI HARRISON

Brittani Harrison (BFA graduate, 2006) recently joined the European magazine, Expatriate Living, as the Creative Director and Design. You can view this publication at www.expatriateliving.com.

 

ROBERT HORVATH

Robert Horvath (BFA, 1999) was awarded a summer residency at the Vermont Studio Center, summer 2007. 

 

BRITTANY HUNT

Brittany Hunt (BFA with Teacher's Certification, 2010) works as an art teacher for Burkburnett High School in Burkburnett, TX.

 

TRACI LOWE

Traci Lowe (BFA, 2009) works as an art teacher for StoneGate Christian Academy in Irving, TX.

 

CODY MASON

Cody Mason (BFA, 2009) works as the Gallery Manager for the Kemp Center for the Arts in Wichita Falls, TX.

 

AMY McALPIN

Amy McAlpin (2010) works as an art teacher for Wichita Falls High School in Wichita Falls, TX.

 

TIMOTHY MCDOWELL

Timothy McDowell (BFA, 1978) presented his work in an exhibition entitled Fragile Wild at Newzone Gallery in Calgary, Canada.  The exhibition ran April 14th through May 5th, 2007.  For more information please visit www.newzones.com.

 

LAUREN PINSON

Lauren (Miller) Pinson (BFA, 2010) works as the office assistant for the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University.

 

JASON REYGNA

Jason Reygna (BFA, 2004) recently joined the studio art faculty at Wade College in Dallas, Texas. 

 

STACY TOMPKINS

Stacy Tompkins (BFA graduate, 2004) has presented her work at the following exhibitions:

Texas Museum of Fiber Arts, Austin, Texas
"Labor of Love Competition" - 26 works were selected out of 80 submitted.  The exhibition ran May 26th - 28th, 2007. Stacy was represented by "Culmination".

Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
"Some Assembly" juried exhibition. The exhibition ran June 29th - July 27th, 2007. Stacy was represented by "Gestation" which was also featured on the cover of the event's brochure after winning the top prize among works submitted.

Infusion Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Gallery LeCocon, Hamburg, Germany

 

KAYLA WARD

Kayla Ward (BFA with teacher’s Certificate, 2008) works as an art teacher for Burkburnett Middle School in Burkburnett, TX.

 

MEEGAN WEAVER

Meegan Weaver (BFA, 2007) has a photography business in Wichita Falls, TX.

 

WFLAR

WFLAR

Artwork created by some of MSU's students and alumni was featured in the Spring 2009 issue of the Wichita Falls Art and Literature Review (WFLAR). The alumni includes:

Stacy Tompkins (BFA, 2004)

Hershel Self (BFA, 2009)

Angela Bacon Kidwell (BFA, 2005)

(From their Spring 2009 Issue)
"The Wichita Falls Art and Literature Review is a publication that showcases the work of the authors and visual and performance artists in the North Texas, Southern Oklahoma region and regions abroad."

To view the names of current students who were featured in the WFLAR, click here.

 

CRYSTAL WHITTINGTON

Crystal Whittington (BFA, 2011) is an art teacher for Vernon High School in Vernon, TX.