Founders Awards for Excellence

2011 Faculty Award for
Excellence in Scholarship

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Kristy Deetz

Kristy Deetz 2011 Recipient of the Faculty Award for Excellence in ScholarshipAssociate Professor, Arts and Visual Design

A national authority in the art of encaustic painting — an ancient technique using warm wax and colored pigment to create a rich textural effect — Kristy Deetz exemplifies an interdisciplinary use of philosophy, history and art in both her classroom and studio work. She has exhibited widely and been a frequent guest speaker and workshop leader at more than 70 schools, universities and galleries and has received numerous jurors' awards for her exceptional work.

In the last three years Deetz has had 17 exhibitions across the country and her work has been reproduced in two books.

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