Texas A&M-Kingsville artist involved in three exhibitions

KINGSVILLE - March 05, 2018

Contact: Julie Navejar
Email: julie.navejar@tamuk.edu
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Fulden Sara Wissinger, assistant professor of art at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, currently has work at three different exhibitions including a solo show at Beyond the Art Gallery in Harlingen.

The exhibit in Harlingen is titled Life Progresses One Day at a Time and will be on display through Friday, March 23. It comprises 2D and 3D work from Wissinger including a series of new drawings and clay pieces.

She also is one of 100 women whose work was chosen for the 100 Women, 100 Words exhibit now on display at the South Texas College Pecan Campus Library in McAllen. The exhibit continues through Wednesday, May 16.

This is a mixed-media exhibit meant to honor South Texas Women, artists and non-artists, who have contributed or made an impact in the Rio Grande Valley. Wissinger’s selected piece is called Whirling Dervish.

Wissinger also had her work accepted into the Art Now: Drawing exhibition at the Ann Arbor Art Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her work was one of only 42 pieces selected from over 450 submissions. Art Now: Drawing is on display through Saturday, March 17. Her selected piece is called Dream

About Fulden Sara Wissinger

Wissinger has been at Texas A&M-Kingsville since 2003, when she was an adjunct professor. She worked her way up and has been an assistant professor in the art, communications and theatre department since 2014.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in graphic design from Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey. Wissinger went through the advanced level at the English Language Institute at Texas A&M University and attended Blinn College. She received her master’s degree in fine arts in 3D studio art from the University of Texas-Pan American.

Wissinger has had her work included in many international exhibitions including in Pakistan, Denmark, Mexico and Turkey. She has had art pieces in numerous exhibits throughout the country and has publications and presentations in various venues.