Publications and achievements submitted by our faculty, staff, and students.

Alumni David Phelps Art Film

David Phelps ('89, Fine/Studio Arts, Ceramics) will be honored October 19 at the 36th annual Stockton Arts Commission Arts Awards ceremony for his sculpture titled “American Beauty." A contemporary American sculptor, Phelps' work appears in large scale public and private installations across the United States. He works primarily in bronze, steel and concrete.

Submitted: October 14, 2013

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Submitted: May 13, 2013

Faculty Sondra Schwetman Art Film

Sondra Schwetman has a piece accepted into the Marin Museum of Contemporary Arts' Summer National Juried Exhibition. The show runs June 1 to July 14th.

Submitted: May 6, 2013

Staff Vaughn Hutchins Art Film

Vaughn Hutchins, darkroom Tech for the Art Department, is having a one-person show of his photographs in Gallery 1401 at the University of the Arts in Philadephia, Feb. 15 through March 15, 2013. Vaughn will show carbon and platinum prints of the redwoods and Yosemite Valley. He will also give a workshop at the University of the Arts on carbon printing, a 19th Century photographic process. Vaughn is internationally recognized for his work in carbon printing.

Submitted: February 18, 2013

Faculty Sondra Schwetman Art Film

Sondra Schwetman will hold a solo exhibition at the Curris Center Gallery at Murray State University in Murray, KY from June 8 - July 30, 2012. For images of her work, visit

Submitted: April 30, 2012

Student Alex Anderson Art Film

Studio Art senior Alex Anderson was one of forty students from around the country be included in FUSION, the 2012 Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference Student Exhibition. Anderson has been in the jewelry and small metals program for three years and the honors program for a year and a half. Her work is on display through May 12 at the HSU Annual Juried Student Exhibition.

Submitted: April 23, 2012

Faculty Nicole Jean Hill and Julie Alderson Art Film

Associate Professor Nicole Jean Hill's photography series Artifacts & Incidents is featured in the spring issue of Exposure, the photography journal published by the Society for Photographic Education. Hill's large format color photographs explore human and animal activity along the periphery of rural communities throughout the American West along the boundary between public and private spaces. Assistant Professor Julia Alderson provided the accompanying essay.

The photography series will be exhibited at the Piante Gallery in Eureka from May 4-26 and The Front Gallery in New Orleans from June 9 - July 7.

Submitted: April 11, 2012

Alumni Dierdre Wallace Art Film

Dierdre is a 2003 graduate of the Art Department, emphasis in Jewelry and Small Metals. She has founded a shoe company, deeFind, which specializes in wearable works of art. Please visit for info on her current indiegogo campaign.

Dierdre Wallace, Founder/Shoe Designer

Submitted: April 9, 2012

Student Alison Morse Art Film

The Santa Clara Review, a biannual publication of poetry, writing, art, and music through Santa Clara University, will be featuring Humboldt State student Alison Morse in the 2012 February issue. Morse's piece "Strawberry Seed Holder" will be featured in the visual arts section. Additionally, Alison Morse’s copper “Strawberry Seed Holder” has been selected for inclusion in the Cu|29: Contemporary Work in Copper exhibition at Mesa Contemporary Arts, Apr. 6 through Aug. 12, 2012. This exhibition is being held in conjunction with the Society of North American Goldsmiths annual conference. She is currently a senior in the art department, with a focus in jewelry and small metals.

Submitted: February 1, 2012

Faculty Nicole Jean Hill Art Film

My images are included in the upcoming book "CAFO: The Tragedy of Industrial Factory Farms" published by Watershed Media. The book includes essays by major writers on the topics of food and agriculture, including Michael Pollen and Wendell Berry. The photographs documented purebred poultry and accompany the chapter on breed diversity.

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Submitted: September 8, 2010

Faculty Teresa Stanley Art Film

My work will be featured in the upcoming book "Acrylic Innovations: Styles and Techniques of 64 Visionary Artists" by Nancy Reyner, published by Northlight Books. The book will be available on Amazon in October and is a follow-up to Ms. Reyner's bestselling "Acrylic Revolution".

Submitted: August 20, 2010