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					Curriculum Vitae                                                                   Ward Walker, Jr.




Ward Walker, Jr.
Office: Austin Community College,
1212 Rio Grande, Austin, TX 78701, Room 012.1
(512) 223-3099 wwalker@austincc.edu
Home: 5900 Hammermill Run, Austin, TX 78744
(512) 447-9701



EDUCATION:
M.A. in Studio Art, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1974
Concentration: Printmaking
     Written Thesis: The Development of Imagery and Process in Intaglio Printmaking and
     Painting
     Exhibition Thesis: 10 works demonstrating the relationship between painting and the
     development of “Wrinkle Plate Collagraph,” a printmaking process developed by the author.
     Advisor: Professor William Thomas Woodward

B.F.A. (with distinction) in Printmaking and Life Drawing, Wayne State University,
Detroit, MI, 1973
Attended: Texas Southmost Junior College (The University of Texas at Brownsville),
Brownsville, TX, 1969, 1970
Attended: American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL, 1960, 1961
Attended: The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL, 1959, 1960
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
 Aug 1989-         Adjunct Art Professor, Printmaking I & II and Drawing I & II
 Present           undergraduate courses.
 Dec 1995-         Contract Artist: COREComm Communications Services, Austin, TX
 Feb 1999
 Sep 1984-         Commercial Artist: Lockheed Martin Corporation, Austin, TX
 Sep 1995
 Aug 1978-         Free-Lance Artist: Fine Art and Commercial Art
 Sep 1984

COMMITTEE WORK:
Adjunct Art Program representative, Arts and Humanities committee.
Art Program Publications and Public Relations Committee Assistant Chair.
Art Department Committee Member-at-large.
Art Department web subcommittee chair.
Adjunct member Art Scholarship Committee.
Art Scholarship Committee Chair.



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PUBLICATIONS:
  Album cover art for Los Spacers, Austin Tejano musical group, 1990.
  Prints published in At The Rivers’ Side, an ACC journal of the arts.
  Cover art, interior graphics, and book design for Two Pitcher Poetry, 1989.
  Cover art for These Little Worlds, the 1983 Austin Book Awards winner.
  Cover art and logo for IC2 annual business report.
  Prints published in Riverrun, a Detroit-based journal of the arts.
  Print published in the National Endowment for the Arts newsletter.

EXHIBITIONS:
  Group Faculty Shows, Austin Community College. 1989-Present.
  One man show, Austin Community College, Rio Grande Campus. 1985.
  Juried show, Brownsville, Texas Art League 12th International Exhibition. 1983.
  One man show, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas. 1983.
  Two man show, California Hotel Gallery, Austin, Texas. 1982.
  Group show, Detroit Repertory Gallery, Detroit, Michigan. 1975.
  Two man show, First National Bank Building, Detroit, Michigan. 1973.
  Two man show, Detroit Repertory Gallery. 1973.
  Student shows, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. 1972-1974.

AWARDS:
 Second Place, Beer Label, first Annual Homebrew Competition, Austin, 1993.
 Productivity Improvement Awards (5), Lockheed Austin Division, 1984-1995.
 Second Place, Drawing; Brownsville, Texas Art League 12th International juried
     exhibition. 1983.
 Honorable Mention, Austin, Texas Chamber of Commerce "Art from Industry"
    Competition. 1981.
 National Endowment for the Arts Grant, Original Serigraphs, mats, and frames for the
    Detroit Repertory Theater’s Summer Youth program, 1974.
 Michigan Council for the Arts Grant, large format silk screen posters for the Detroit
    Repertory Theater’s Summer Youth program, 1974.

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS:
  Artwork and layout for "White Lace and Promises" Yellow Pages advertisement. 1989.
  Artwork and layout of "Akers' Backers" tee shirt for City Bank of Austin. 1981.
  Longhorn Football Schedule poster for The University of Texas Athletic Department.
      1980-1981.
  Cover art and design for the UT Graduate Guide. 1979-1980.
  Cover art for UT Friars' Society Directory. 1980.
  Poster and program cover art for Sisters and Sundays in the Cemetery, productions of
     the Austin Theater Group at Zachary Scott Theater.1978.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
  First Federal Bank, Detroit, Michigan.
  AAA World Headquarters Building, Dearborn, Michigan.
  Detroit Repertory Theater Collection, Detroit, Michigan.




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OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
  Juror: “The Best View in Austin,” Austin Creative Arts Society Exhibition. 2003 &
            2004
  Mentor: Matthews Elementary student, “College for a Day.” 2001
  Guide and Sponsor: ACC students at the University of Texas during “Explore UT
            Day” for Steamroller Madness printing. 2000-2007
  Mentor: Various new faculty members at ACC. 1997-2000
  Web Master: ACC Department of Art and Art History web site
            http://www2.austin.cc.tx.us/stdioart/

MILITARY SERVICE:
 U.S. Army, active duty 1966 to 1969. Honorable discharge, 1972. Overseas duty,
 USARPAC, 1967 to 1969.




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