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Chris Powell

Professor of Art
Moudy North 137 | 817-257-6708


BFA, Abilene Christian University
MFA, Bradley University

Courses Taught

Advanced Ceramics
Making Animal Imagery
Drawing I and II
Three-Dimensional Design
Senior Exhibition
Graduate Critique

Areas of Focus

Teaching ceramics techniques both traditional and experimental
Creating by exploring biomorphic shapes of animals, plants and natural phenomena

  • Independent artist; recipient of private and public commissions
  • Research includes ancient firing techniques, both pit and primitive kilns
  • Member of Arkansas Tuchigama Project

Texas Prairie Hopper received The American Institute of  Architects California Council’s Honor Award for Small Projects in 2009.

Received Best in Show for To Be Along Side Me at the Texas Sculpture Association, Excellence ’87 exhibition in 1987.

Was given the Anne Giles-Kimbrough Award by the Dallas Museum of Art in 1987.

Received First Place Award for In the City Gate in Art in the Metroplex, Exhibition, Texas Christian University in 1984

National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts