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UTSA Professor Named 2014 Texas State Visual Artist 3-D

Cathy Cunningham-Little

UTSA Art Professor Ken Little of UTSA’s College of Liberal and Fine Arts has been selected to serve as the 2014 Texas State Visual Artist 3-D. 

Little is one of a handful of artists recognized by the Texas Commission on the Arts and will help contribute to a distinctive cultural identity that is Texas.

Little’s work has been featured in more than 250 group exhibitions, 45 solo exhibitions, and in public and private collections all around the United States.

A recipient of many grants, Little has received two major individual artist fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Arts Industry Grant from the Kohler company, the Mid America Art Alliance Sculpture Fellowship and the Penny McCall Foundation’s Visual Fellowship.
The positions, created by the 77th legislature, are for one-year terms. Also named to positions for the next year by the Texas Commission on the Arts are:

  • Dean Young as Poet Laureate
  • Julie Speed as Texas State Visual Artist 2D
  • Flaco Jimenez as Texas State Musician
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