Astri Snodgrass – Art and Art History

  • June 20th, 2015

Astri Snodgrass received her Master of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art from The University of Alabama in May of 2015. While her graduate research focused on painting and drawing, it also led her to explore collage, photography, and video projection. Snodgrass’ interests in light, language, and perception inform her painting practice. Her work has been included in numerous group and solo exhibitions. Snodgrass’ MFA thesis exhibition, Verso|Recto, was held in the Sarah Moody Gallery in Garland Hall this spring. Her work, including images from her thesis exhibition, can be seen at www.astrisnodgrass.com.

Snodgrass graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Art and Spanish from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa in 2012. She has also studied studio art at Nansenskolen Norwegian Humanistic Academy in Lillehammer, Norway and Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in Mendoza, Argentina. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society and Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.

In the Department of Art and Art History Snodgrass has taught as both a graduate teaching assistant and instructor of record for a number of drawing, painting, and printmaking classes. In 2014 Snodgrass presented her own creative research at the Southeastern College Art Conference in Sarasota, Florida. Currently Snodgrass teaches drawing in the Department of Art and Art History.

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