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artist , educator

Gary Brent Washmon, American artist, educator. Resident visual artist fellow Virginia Center Creative Arts, 1982, 84; recipient Ann Giles Kimbrough award Dallas Museum Art, 1984; grantee Texas Woman's University, 1992. Member of Texas Association Schools Art (board directors).

Background

Washmon, Gary Brent was born on November 5, 1955 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States. Son of Douzier E. and Helen T. (Conant) Washmon.

Education

Student, Yale University, 1975. Bachelor of Fine Arts, University New Mexico, 1976. Master of Fine Arts, University Illinois, 1978.

Career

Assistant professor, University Texas, Austin, 1978-1985;assistant professor, Texas Woman's U., Denton, 1986-1996;associate professor, Texas Woman's U., Denton, since 1995;interim department chair department visual arts, Texas Woman's U., Denton, since 1997. Visual artist in residence Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, 1993, 95. Represented by Associated Independent Recording Gallery, Austin, 1983-1985, Caroline Lee Gallery, San Antonio, 1983-1988, Objects Gallery, Houston, 1983-1988, DW Gallery, Dallas, 1985-1988, Partrick Gallery, Austin, 1985-1992, Marvin Seline Gallery, Houston, 1990-1991, Kyle Belding Gallery, Denver, 1988-1993, Struve Gallery, Chicago, 1984-1989, William Campbell Contemporary Art Gallery, Fort Worth, since 1989.

Works

Membership

Member of Texas Association Schools Art (board directors).

Connections

Married Laurie Weller, September 5, 1980. Children: Katelin, Jesse.

father:
Douzier E. Washmon

mother:
Helen T. (Conant) Washmon

spouse:
Laurie Weller

children:
Katelin Washmon

Jesse Washmon