Professor to judge art contest

Special to the Press-Leader

Catherine Prose was selected to judge the upcoming annual “Arts N’ Action” show scheduled for Saturday, according to the Frederick Arts and Humanities Council.

Prose is a working artist and associate professor at Midwestern State University where she teaches printmaking, drawing, art appreciation and honors art appreciation.

Prose holds a bachelor of arts from Cameron University and a master of fine art from Texas Tech University in Lubbock , Texas. In the span of Prose’s art career she has organized more than 70 exhibitions, which consist of solo, juried invitational and international showings.

Prose is a mixed-media artist working in printmaking, painting, drawing and photography. She grew up between the Wichita Mountains in Oklahoma and the White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona. Prose approaches her art with a love and concern for nature.

She is interested in juxtaposing found religious iconography with landscape to create new meaning and explores ideas of gender and landscape.

Prose is slated to begin judging at 10 a.m. Saturday. Award presentation is set for Saturday afternoon.

Special to the Press-Leader

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