HETTY ESTES - CURRICULUM VITAE

214-901-2014  /  hettye@live.com


EMPLOYMENT /TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015-Present         FACULTY - University of North Texas, CVAD               

                            Adjunct professor – Drawing I, II Studio/lecture

2015-Present         FACULTY - Brookhaven College School of the Arts                                                                 

                            Adjunct professor – Drawing Studio I, II, III, Art Appreciation

                            Early college high school – hybrid education

2014-Present         FACULTY - North Central Texas College

                            Adjunct professor - Design 1, Painting I, II, Sculpture

2016-Present         PRIVATE ART INSTRUCTOR / TUTOR                                                                          

2011-Present         PROFESSIONAL STUDIO ARTIST – HettyEstes.com – Etsy - Mystic Woodlands Art        

2011-2014             GRADUATE TEACHING FELLOWstudio art - UNT/CVAD                                          

                            Design i (2-d), design ii (3-d), drawing i - lead instructor

                            Metalsmith/Jewelry: studio art

                            Lead instructor: specialized instructions for studio art majors.

2011-2013             AREA ASSISTANT - UNT/CVAD                                                                                                

PROFESSIONAL /TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • STUDIO – work experience in the following processes and techniques

·       Painting and Drawing: acrylic, oil, watercolor, dry and wet media

·       Metalsmith and jewelry techniques: construction, cast, surface texture, enamel, stone set, form, spin, lathe, anodize, and blacksmith

·       Glass forming, fusing and stained glass

·       Basket weaver and designer

·       Fiber art, specifically knit/crochet design, weaving, spinning, dyeing

·       Experienced wood worker

  • SOFTWARE – working knowledge and experience in the following

·       Software - Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite

·       Blackboard Learn on-line teaching technology

 

EDUCATION

2011-2014  MASTER OF FINE ARTS, Metalsmith & Jewelry, Minor-Sculpture, Denton, TX

                  University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts And Design UNT/CVAD

2001-2005BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS, Interior Design, Minor: Business, Denton, TX

                  University of North Texas, CVAD         

2013           MFA - GRADUATE RESEARCH - INDEPENDENT STUDY ABROAD – 7 Countries, Europe

2004           STUDY ABROAD: ADVANCED ARCHITECTURE     

                  AIFS - Rome, Florence, Orvietto, Venice, Sienna, Italy

 

ACADEMIC HONORS / AWARDS

Graduated with Honors: Summa Cum Laude - MFA

                                   Magna Cum Laude - BFA

Toulouse Graduate Fellowship Scholarship (2011-2014)           Dean’s List and President’s Award(2001-2005, 2010-2014)

Joann Elliott Bond Memorial Scholarship          (2012)             The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi   

Graduate Academic Achievement Scholarship (2013)                Golden Key International Honor Society                                         

SAO Scholarship, Study Abroad Travel Grant (2013)                  International Association Interior Design (2008)           

Toulouse Professional Development Travel Grant (2014)                                                        

           

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS            COMMUNITY SERVICE

Women’s Caucus for Art                                              Girl Scout Troop Leader 10 years

Society of North American Goldsmiths                         Design/create theatrical sets for LISD Fine Arts Programs

National Basketry Organization                                    Executive Board Member - PTA                                               

National Blacksmith Association                                                             

 

Master of Fine Arts DISSERTATION - THESIS

JUST A STORY – HETTY ESTES MASTER OF FINE ARTS EXHIBITION (2014)

Committee: Harlan Butt – Chair, Regents Professor, UNT - CVAD, Ana Lopez and Richard Davis

Date: October 20 – November 7, 2014

 

EXHIBITIONS(and CURATOR *)

2016    BCSA Art Faculty Exhibition – Dallas County Community College District, Farmers Branch, TX

2015    BCSA Art Faculty Exhibition – Dallas County Community College District, Farmers Branch, TX

2015    University of North Texas Faculty Exhibition – College of Visual Arts and Design, Denton, TX

2014    Just A Story: Hetty Estes Masters of Fine Art Exhibition - Thesis Exhibition, Denton, TX *  

2014    Alchemy in the Digital Age - Society of North American Goldsmith - National Conference, Minneapolis, MN

2014    Cold Connections - Graduate Metalsmith and Jewelry Group Exhibition - Juried, Denton, TX *

2013    Voertman’s 53nd Annual Award Exhibition - Regional Scholarship Award Recipient Exhibition, Denton, TX

2013    Sculpture Graduate Studio Exhibition   - Group Sculpture Exhibition, Denton, TX *

2013    Free Puppies; Adverbial Form Implied - Graduate Professional Practices Group Exhibition, Denton, TX *        

2013    Hammered - Group Metalsmith Exhibition, Denton, TX *

2013    34th Yuma Symposium-National Symposium Exhibition- Juried, Yuma, AZ

2013    Yuma Reflections – Reaction to Yuma Symposium Exhibition, Denton, TX *

2012    33d Yuma Symposium-National Symposium Exhibition- Juried, Yuma, AZ

2012    Voertman’s 52nd Annual Award Exhibition: Regional Scholarship Award Recipient Exhibition, Denton, TX      

2012    CVAD Scholarship Exhibition: Regional Scholarship Award Recipient Exhibition, Denton, TX

2011    Recent Works by Hetty Estes – Solo Exhibition , Denton, TX *

 

CONFERENCES, SYMPOSIUM, WORKSHOPS

2014    Society of North American Goldsmiths, SNAG From Grains to Gold, Minneapolis, MN

2014    DFW Fiber Fest Community, Fiber, Texas,  Irving, TX

2014    Andy Cooperman, The Flexshaft Revolution, Denton, TX

2013    Bill Worrell Sculpture, Painter, and Writer, Denton, TX

2013    Texas Metals Symposium, Lubbock, TX

2013    Lauren McAdams Seldon, Art Making with Funding, Denton, TX

2013    Jennifer Wells, Enamel on Stee , Denton, TX  

2013    Brigitte Martin, Crafthaus, and Humor in Craft, Denton, TX

2013    Gary Griffin, Sectioning,  Denton, TX

2013    Mary Lee Hu, Master workshop presentation, Craft Guild of Dallas, Dallas, TX

2013    Albert Paley, Blacksmith Techniques, Denton, TX

2013    Michael Dale Bernard, Powder Coat Techniques, Denton, TX

2013    Yuma Art Symposium, 34th annual, Yuma, AZ

2012    Yuma Art Symposium, 33rd annual, Yuma, AZ

 

LANGUAGE

English: Fluent (Speaking, Reading, Writing)                                                          

Dutch: Native Fluency (Speaking, Reading, and Writing)                                                       

French: Intermediate Fluency (Speaking, Reading, and Writing)

German: Introductory

Italian: Introductory

 

OTHER RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT

OWNER DESIGNER: STAGING TODAY (2000 – Present) Flower Mound, TX

            Residential real estate staging and interior redesign company

OWNER DESIGNER: GENUINE GLASS GIFTS (2004 – Present) Flower Mound, TX

            Handcrafted Glass Art:

INTERNSHIP: INTERIOR DESIGN, GULF STREAM AEROSPACE CORPORATION (2004) Dallas, TX

            Professional internship

MAJOR ACCOUNTS COORDINATOR, XEROX CORPORATION (1984 -1992) Las Colinas, TX

            Account Coordinator, Major Accounts

 

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