Gary Washmon, Professor
Originally from Arizona, Gary Washmon, M.F.A., studied painting at the University of New Mexico, B.F.A. 1976, and the University of Illinois, M.F.A. 1980. He moved to Texas in 1978 to teach at the University Of Texas in Austin, and is currently Professor of Art at Texas Woman’s University. His artist residencies include Yale Summer School for Music and Art, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Vermont Studio Center, as well as workshops in Mexico and Canada. Washmon’s work has been published in “American Art Now” and “Art of the 80’s”, by Edward Lucie-Smith and is listed in numerous editions of "Who's Who in Art in America" and "Who's Who in the South and Southwest. His work is included in many public and private collections. Past exhibitions include numerous solo and juried exhibitions in private and university galleries throughout the United States and abroad.
As head of painting and drawing at TWU, Washmon teaches graduate and undergraduate painting, undergraduate drawing and printmaking classes.