Faces of ENMU

By: Samantha Smith There is a common saying, “a picture tells a thousand words.” Every photo has a story behind it, and it is up to the viewer to decide how they will interpret that story. Face It! Portraits and Caricatures of ENMU Student and Staff is a collection of portraits featuring the work of Eduardo Alvarez, Dalton Banister, Heather Hancock, Anastasia Lutnesky and Vanessa Miranda. Each portrait tells a story, not only of the person being drawn, but also the artist behind the masterpiece. Each portrait has unique features…

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Portrait of the Artist as a Graduate Student

HoundBytes conducted an interview via email with the talented Versia Hodges II, graduate student and instructor, to discuss his recent show at Golden Library. Hodges creates vivid, color-saturated paintings on cardboard, canvas, and other found media. My first question has to be: why cardboard? Is it the only medium you use? For one, I have never seen an artist use it so I took it upon myself to experiment with the texture. Plus, it’s cheaper. I use canvas, sketch paper, and any other mediums I can get a hold of.…

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