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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Fibers students at 2013 International Surface Design Conference

CVAD faculty, students, and alumni in Fashion and Fibers represented the University of North Texas at the 2013 International Surface Design Conference that was held in in San Antonio, TX by receiving numerous awards and participating in conference exhibitions, lectures, and workshops. Congratulations to the following members of our community:

Fashion Show:
Second Place ($400): Anny Chang, Assistant Professor
Third Place ($300): Janie Stidham, Associate Professor
SDA Award of Excellence: Leisa Rich, MFA 2007

Members Show:
Beyond the Boundaries Award: Naomi Adams, MFA 2012

Student Show:
First Place ($700): Julie Shipman, BFA 2013

Student Presentations:
Chesley Williams’s (MFA 2013) proposal for a Student Presentation was accepted. Chesley gave a 15 minute talk about her body of artwork titled Recycling: Up-Cycling.

Student Facilitator
Delaney Smith (MFA 2013) was the facilitator for the SDA student meeting.

Workshop Coordinator
Amie Adelman (Associate Professor) coordinated five pre-conference workshops and three post-conference workshops.

Workshop Coordinator Assistant
Casey Galloway (BFA 2009) was the Workshop Coordinator’s Assistant for the pre and post conference workshops.

Workshop Leader
Naomi Adams (MFA 2012) taught a three-day workshop titled Textile Bookmaking at the University of the Incarnate Word.

Workshop Assistants
Marla Ross, Fibers, BFA Candidate
Caridad Cardentey, Fibers, BFA Candidate
Becky Howdeshell, MFA 2008
Brittany Harris, BFA Candidate
Karen Arzamendi, MFA 2011