Monday, April 27, 2009

this just in!

Nick Barbee, MFA 2009, has been awarded an Artist Residency in the CORE Program at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts. The Core Program awards one- and two-year residencies to highly motivated, exceptional visual artists and art scholars who have completed their undergraduate or graduate training Established in 1982 within the Glassell School of Art, the teaching wing of Houston's Museum of Fine Arts, the Core Program encourages intensive and innovative studio practice as well as the elaboration of an intellectual framework through which to understand that practice. Each artist-resident is given a private studio space, 24-hour access to school facilities and equipment, and a $10,000 annual stipend. This is the third MFA painter awarded this grant, Other Tyler students who have received this award are:
Natasha Bowdoin, MFA 2008
Trenton Doyle Hancock, MFA , 2000

Congratulations Nick!

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