May 28, 2020  
2018-19 Graduate Bulletin 
2018-19 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

School of Art

Christopher K. Talbot, director
Linda Post, graduate program coordinator
Phone: (936) 468-4804
Fax: (936) 468-4041

Objectives of the Department

The graduate program has been designed to provide advanced studies leading to the Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts in studio art, Master of Fine Arts in filmmaking and Master of Arts in art education. Individual programs are arranged to meet the needs of the students and prepare them for careers in art, filmmaking and art education.

Graduate Faculty


  • Peter Andrew, M.F.A., University of Massachusetts
  • William A. Arscott, M.F.A., Michigan State University
  • Jill Carrington, Ph.D., Syracuse University
  • Piero Fenci, M.F.A., Alfred University
  • David A. Lewis, M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University at Bloomington
  • Lauren B. Selden, M.F.A., Arizona State University
  • Christopher Talbot, M.F.A., University of Houston

Associate Professors

  • Neal Cox, M.F.A., University of Texas, San Antonio
  • Candace Hicks, M.F.A., Texas Christian University
  • Linda Post, M.F.A., Bard College

Assistant Professors

  • Daniel Anguiano, M.A., Savannah College of Art
  • Wesley Berg, M.F.A., University of Florida
  • Amanda Breitbach, M.F.A., University of Nebraska at Lincoln
  • Jeff Brewer, M.F.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
  • William Nieberding, Ph.D., Ohio State University
  • Shaun Roberts, M.F.A., University of Washington at Seattle

Graduate Assistantships

A limited number of graduate assistantships are awarded each year in the school. For information and applications, contact the director of the school.

Admission Requirements

General admission requirements to the M.A. and M.F.A. programs in studio art are shown elsewhere in this bulletin. In addition to Research and Graduate Studies admission procedures, the School of Art requires a 2.5 GPA overall and 3.0 GPA in the major for clear admission. Applicants must submit directly to the School of Art: a portfolio of 20 to 30 works of art in CD, DVD, online link, or a mix of formats; a statement of career goals; and three recommendation forms. The recommendation form is available on the Graduate School’s website or upon request.

Exhibition of Student Art

The School of Art reserves the privilege of retaining selected student works for exhibition for a period of 12 months after the work is submitted for grading.