Outstanding student artwork and successful art alumni will take center stage as the Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture at UT presents its 70th annual Student Art Competition this spring.
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Thereasa Abrams, an assistant professor in UT’s College of Social Work and a burn survivor herself, has developed an app called the Bridge to help burn patients heal faster.
Jered Sprecher, a professor in the School of Art, is showing his first solo museum exhibition at the Knoxville Museum of Art through April. The Knoxville Mercury calls him an “untortured artist” and one of the country’s leading abstract artists.
Jered Sprecher’s exhibition, Outside In, will open at the Knoxville Museum of Art on Friday, January 27. Sprecher is a professor in the School of Art. A self-described “hunter and gatherer,” Sprecher pulls his imagery from disparate sources such as wallpaper, graffiti, architecture, cut gemstones, and X-rays.
The Knoxville Mercury featured Mary Campbell, assistant professor of art, in a question-and-answer story about her new book Charles Ellis Johnson and the Erotic Mormon Image.
Mary Campbell, an assistant professor of art history and a lawyer, recently wrote an essay that was printed in The Hill, a top US political website.
The Knoxville News Sentinel recently featured Joshua Bienko, assistant professor of art, in this story. He was named Man of the Year for being the top fundraiser for the Knoxville Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Joshua Bienko, assistant professor in the School of Art, was recently named Man of the Year for being the top fundraiser for the Knoxville Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. He was honored for bringing in $17,048 of the $142,760 the local chapter raised during its recent 10-week campaign.
Mary Campbell, who is both an assistant professor in the School of Art and a lawyer, argues that Mormons may switch their party allegiance in the upcoming presidential election.
With the new academic year, nine schools and departments are welcoming new directors and heads.