• Baylor student named top Emerging Texas Artist

    dobbins-art-july09More than 15,000 visitors attended the 38th Annual Texas Arts & Crafts Fair in Kerrville, Texas, over Memorial Day Weekend, but only one came away with the fair competition’s highest honor. That one, of course, was a Baylor Bear.

    Erin Dobbins, who graduated in May with a bachelor of fine arts degree, won the fair’s top award of Emerging Texas Artist (that’s her work at right). And she wasn’t the only award winner from Baylor; four other Bears also brought home scholarship money. Camille Hawbaker was the runner-up for Emerging Texas Artist, while Hunter Chambers (mixed media), Jessica Hollis (photography) and Casey Wright (sculpture) each claimed top honors in their category. (Click here to see samples of each student’s work.)

    Sic ’em, Baylor artists!

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