Linda Fawcett, M.F.A.
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.
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.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Drawing
and Printmaking, Texas Tech University, 1977
- Master of Fine Arts, Drawing and
Painting, North Texas State University, 1980