Linda Fawcett, M.F.A.

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Linda Fawcett, professor of art, has taught painting, drawing, art history and computer graphics/digital photography classes at HSU since 1981. Fawcett is also active in the Texas Association of Schools of Art, currently assistant to the president, and served as president of the organization from 1996 to 1998 and from 2006 to 2008.

Career-wide, Fawcett’s work has utilized text, animal metaphor and/or photo-real image fragments to show duality, connection, and conflict derived from contemporary life, relying on her intuition to guide choice and juxtaposition.

Over the years, content sources have included dreams, folklore, cinema, psychology, archeology, mysticism, comparative religion, autobiography, the philosophical suggestions of modern science, and contemporary social comment. Fawcett’s media encompasses a full range of drawing and painting media and digital photography.

Fawcett is an active member of the Center for Contemporary Arts in Abilene. In addition to being a part of local and regional invitational group shows each year, she has a lifetime record of 10 solo exhibitions and 66 juried exhibitions, with 32 being multi-state, national, or international competitions. She has won special awards in 19 of the juried exhibitions.

Degrees Earned

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Drawing and Printmaking, Texas Tech University, 1977
  • Master of Fine Arts, Drawing and Painting, North Texas State University, 1980
  • A Princeton Review Best Western College  
  • Council for Christian Colleges & Universities  
  • Center for Student Opportunity: Promoting a College-Bound Culture  
  • US News Best Colleges  
  • The Chronicle on Higher Education, Great Colleges to Work For: 2014  
  • Military Friendly  
  • Colleges of Distinction  
  • University and College Accountability Network