Alma  Haertlein
Associate Professor Studio Arts, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX
Education
M.F.A., Studio Art, University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas.

M.A., Agriculture, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.

B.F.A., Studio Art, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.


One-Person Exhibitions
2006    Instructions, Brooks-Venice Gallery, Venice, CA.

2001    Very large, very small, Laredo Center for the Arts, Laredo, Texas.

1993    Vista Series, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas.
            Other People’s Dreams, College of the Mainland Art Gallery, Texas City, Texas.

1992    Local Color Gallery, Brazos Valley Arts Council, Bryan-College Station, Texas.

1991    The Psychopathology of Everyday Life, Women & Their Work, Austin, Texas.

1987    Subversions of the Pastoral, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas.

 

Group Exhibitions
2013    TAMIU Faculty Exhibit, Laredo, TX

2012    Texas National, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacodoches, TX

2012    TAMIU Faculty Exhibit, Laredo, TX
2009    Conceptualizing In/Justice; Images/Voices of Resistance, University at Texas-Pan American, Edinburgh, Texas.
2008    Eyes On the Border, Lakeview Art Gallery, Tarrant County College Northwest Campus, Fort Worth, TX.
2006    Duality: La Muerte y la Vida, the University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX.

2005    The Amarillo Biennial 600: DRAWING, the Amarillo Museum of Art
2003    1st Annual Faculty Exhibit, Center for the Fine and Performing Arts, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX
2002    New Images: M/ F, Laredo Center for the Arts. Curator: Janet Krueger. Remembrance: a Tribute to 9/11, Nave Art        Museum, Victoria, TX.
2001    Local Artist’s Tribute to El Dia de los Muertos , Nave Museum. Retablos -- Works on Metal, El de León Centro Cultural de Victoria and the VictoriaArt League Inc., Victoria, TX.
2000    Group show at Victoria College.

1998    Rapture as Big as Texas, Satellite Space, M.F.A. thesis show (two-person), San Antonio, TX.

1997    Tracking, Satellite Space, group show, San Antonio, TX.

1992    Introductions, Robinson Gallery, group show, Houston, TX.

1990    Collage Exhibition, Women & Their Work, Austin, TX.

1989    Evidence: Contemporary Narrative Painters of the Southwest,
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX.

Storytellers AIR Gallery, Group show, Austin, TX.
North Harris County Community College, Group show, Houston, TX.
1987    New American Talent, Austin Museum of Art, Laguna Gloria, Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX.
Texas Annual
Two-person show with James Cogswell, AIR Gallery, Austin, TX.
A Salute to the Texas Arts, University of Texas Performing Arts Center, Austin, TX.

1986    Texas Annual, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX.
Austin ‘86: Art Is Not a Thing, It’s a Way, Austin Community College, Austin, TX.

1985    Twentieth Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Jewish Community Center of Houston, First Prize.
Twenty-eighth Annual Delta Art Exhibition, The Arkansas Arts Center Little Rock, Arkansas.

Seventh Annual Spring Exhibition, Austin Contemporary Visual Arts Association Austin, TX.

New Dramas, AIR Gallery, Austin, TX.

Nude, Naked and Unclothed, AIR Gallery, Austin, Texas.
1984    Texas Fine Arts Association State Citation Exhibition, Austin, TX.

Women Envision: Central Texas Artists’ Tour, presented by Women & Their Work.

A Treasury of Austin Artists, Texas State Treasury Department, Austin, TX.

The Water Show, AIR Gallery, Austin, TX.

United States National Fine Arts Competition & International Exhibition sponsored by the Florida Secretary of State. This show traveled to France, Italy and Germany.
1983    Texas Fine Arts Association State Citation Exhibition, Austin, TX.


Director for the Texas A&M International University Fine and Performing Arts
Gallery  from 2004 through Spring 2011:

Private Collections
Deborah Hay, Austin ,Texas Gary McDonald, Santa Monica, Ca. Gov. Ann Richards, Austin, Texas Roger Joseph, Austin, Texas Lee N. Smith, Dallas, TX. Bonnie Grajales, Austin, Texas Seton Hospital, Austin, Texas Philip Dempsey, Austin, Texas John Robertson, Austin, Texas Bert Guthrie, Dallas, Texas Jean Glass, Austin, Texas Chuck Cooper, Austin, Texas Jenkins & Gilchrist, Austin, Texas Pat Dorfman, New York City


Bibliographies
Olsen, J.R., “Austinite sees art in Victorian style”, Austin American Statesman, July 13, 1991. Nightbird, Jeff, Nightbeat, The Austin Chronicle, August 2, 1991. Goldman, Saundra, “Household or Death Grip”, The Austin Chronicle, Aug. 9, 1991.
Edwards, Jim, ”Evidence: Contemporary Narrative Painters of the Southwest”, catalog for San Antonio Museum of Fine Arts exhibit Evidence: Contemporary Narrative Painters of the Southwest, July, 1989