Matthew Bourbon

Matthew Bourbon is an artist and writer.  Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Bourbon earned separate undergraduate degrees in Studio Art and Art History from the University of California at Davis.  Relocating to New York City, Bourbon earned his Masters of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts.

Amie Adelman

Amie Adelman received an MFA in Fibers from the University of Kansas and a BFA in Fibers from Arizona State University. UNT awarded Adelman with travel grants to conduct textile research in Ghana, Uganda, South Africa, Guatemala, Norway, Scotland, England and iceland. Adelman's artwork is published in numerous books including Dyeing and Screen-Printing on Textiles by Joanna Kinnersly-Taylor and Fiberarts Design Book Six edited by Nancy Orban and in a variety of journals such as American Craft, Surface Design Journal, and Fiberarts.

Elaine Pawlowicz

Elaine Pawlowicz received her BFA from Southern Methodist University in 1990 and her MFA in Painting from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1993. She continued to live and work as an artist in Chicago for the following 15 years before teaching at the University of North Texas in 2006.  

Rachel Black

BA, University of Dallas 1998
MFA, University of North Texas 2006

Black has taught Core drawing and figure drawing at UNT since 2003.  She was a crew member for the Sol Lewitt mural project at DFW airport and created an original mural which is in the permanent collection of the Texas Forestry Museum in Lufkin TX.  She has taught workshops at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, was a staff member at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, and has shown her work in exhibitions throughout DFW.

Lari R. Gibbons

Lari Gibbons was raised in cities throughout the world, including Chicago, Illinois; Leicester, England; and Aguascalientes, Mexico. She received a BA in Art History from Grinnell College and an MFA in Printmaking from University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Ana M. Lopez

Ana M. Lopez is an Associate Professor, teaching Metalsmithing & Jewelry as well as History of Crafts at the University of North Texas. She holds an MFA in Metalsmithing and Jewelry from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and an MA in the History of American Decorative Arts from Parsons School of Design & The Smithsonian Associates. Her creative work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and includes a commission for the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Robert Jessup

Professor of Painting in the Department of Studio Art at the University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts and Design. National and international exhibition career of over thirty years. Represented by Conduit Gallery, Dallas; McMurtrey Gallery, Houston; and Besharat Gallery, Atlanta and Barbizon, France.

Laura Beard

Laura Beard is an Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing at the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.  A recent recipient of a Research Enabling Grant from UNT will allow her to pursue her research in Vienna, Austria followed by a solo exhibition at the Manfred Flener Gallery in Vienna. Her recent solo shows include “An Accumulation of Nothing” at Sternstudios, Vienna, Austria; “Recursion” at the Hunt Gallery in St. Louis; “The Antigua Series” at Space B in New York, NY;  “Thick and Smooth” at the Bruno David Gallery in St.


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