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UTA Photography majors participate in several Contests and Exhibitions


UTA Photo Students had work juried into the “Seen/Unseen” exhibition at the 14th Street Gallery in Plano. The exhibit was sponsored by the Obscura Photo Club at Collin County and juried by Dallas based photographer Hal Samples. Students who had work accepted were Justin Bolle, Katie Nixon, Charity Moelling and UTA/MFA student Thomas Lumpkin! UTA was also well represented in the annual “Rising Eyes of Texas”, a juried exhibit at the Rockport Art Center, March 4 – 28, 2009. The juried exhibition included work from undergrad students Debbie Bryan, Armando Garcia, Katie Nixon and MFA student Iris Bechtol. Our alum, Betsy Williamson (now in the grad program at UNT) was also exhibited! Several UTA photo students are finalists in the 29th Annual College Photography Contest sponsored by Nikon. These students will have their work published in the Best of College Photography 2009. Finalists from UTA are Sean Brecht, Shawondra Hardy, Christine Davis, and Tristan Evans. These students were chosen as finalists from 4,000 participants. Four UTA photo students are exhibiting in the ‘Visual Language of North Texas’ exhibition, sponsored by the Greater Denton Arts Council. Michael Hoefle, Armando Garcia, Jeanne Lopez, and Katie Nixon will be represented in the exhibition which opens May 8, 2009 at the Gough Gallery at the Center for the Visual Arts in Denton. The juror was Marty Walker, owner of Marty Walker Gallery in Dallas.