Faculty Profile

Liss LaFleur

Liss LaFleur

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Studio Art
College
College of Visual Arts and Design

    

Education

MFA, Emerson College, 2013.
Major: Media Art
BA, University of North Texas, 2011.
Major: Art History
Dissertation Title: Thomas Rowlandson and Pornographic Etchings of the 18th Century
BFA, University of North Texas, 2011.
Major: Photography
Dissertation Title: DO SI DO - a photo essay on square dancing in North Texas

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ASTU 2701.020, Beginning New Media: Time and Movement, Fall 2021 Syllabus
ASTU 3701.502, Intermediate New Media: Rotating Topics, Fall 2021 Syllabus
ART 4450.763, Professional Internship, Fall 2021

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

ASTU 2701.020, Beginning New Media: Time and Movement, Summer 10W 2021 Syllabus
ASTU 3000.503, Interdisciplinary: Rotating Topics, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus
ART 4450.764, Professional Internship, Summer 10W 2021
ASTU 5000.503, Topics in Studio Art, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus
ASTU 2701.501, Beginning New Media: Time and Movement, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5020.764, MFA Project in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2021
ASTU 5001.504, Praxis: Rotating Topics, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2701.501, Beginning New Media: Time and Movement, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2701.503, Beginning New Media: Time and Movement, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2701.510, Beginning New Media: Time and Movement, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5015.763, MFA Project In Lieu of Thesis Research, Fall 2020
ASTU 4700.501, Senior New Media Studio, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ART 5900.763, Special Problems, Fall 2020
ASTU 2702.502, Beginning New Media: Analog and Avant Garde, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 3000.508, Interdisciplinary: Rotating Topics, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 5000.508, Topics in Studio Art, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 3704.501, Intermediate New Media: Performance and Electronic Media, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4700.501, Senior New Media Studio, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4460.501, Advanced New Media Art, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5450.501, New Media Studio, Spring 2019 SPOT
ART 4450.764, Professional Internship, Spring 2019
ASTU 4450.501, Topics in New Media Art, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4460.501, Advanced New Media Art, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4450.763, Professional Internship, Fall 2018
ART 5900.763, Special Problems, Fall 2018
ASTU 4460.501, Advanced New Media Art, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2455.501, Introduction to Performance Art, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4450.764, Professional Internship, Spring 2018
ASTU 2450.501, Intro to New Media Art, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4450.763, Professional Internship, Fall 2017
ART 5900.763, Special Problems, Fall 2017
ASTU 4450.502, Topics in New Media Art, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4460.501, Advanced New Media Art, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4450.764, Professional Internship, Spring 2017 Syllabus
ART 4900.764, Special Problems, Spring 2017
ASTU 2460.502, Time based Media Art, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4460.503, Advanced New Media Art, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2450.502, Intro to New Media Art, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4450.763, Professional Internship, Fall 2016
ART 4900.763, Special Problems, Fall 2016
ART 5900.763, Special Problems, Fall 2016
ASTU 4450.501, Topics in New Media Art, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4120.003, Art on Location, Summer 3W1 2016
ASTU 4460.501, Advanced New Media Art, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5450.501, New Media Studio, Spring 2016 SPOT
ART 4900.764, Special Problems, Spring 2016
ASTU 2450.502, Intro to New Media Art, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ART 5900.763, Special Problems, Fall 2015
ASTU 4450.501, Topics in New Media Art, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Blog post
LaFleur, L. (2015). LaFleur, L. & Splan, L. (2015, July 9). In Conversation: Artists Liss LaFleur & Laura Splan [Weblog post.
Critical Review
Radcliffe, D. (2019). The MAC's Visually Rich Cosmic to Corporeality. https://www.dallasnews.com/arts-entertainment/visual-arts/2019/11/03/the-macs-visually-rich-cosmic-to-corporeal-explores-sexuality-identity/
Copeland, C. (2019). A Conversation with Liss LaFleur, Curator of ‘Cosmic to Corporeal: Contemporary Queer Performance Practices’. https://glasstire.com/2019/09/17/a-conversation-with-liss-lafleur-curator-of-cosmic-to-corporeal-contemporary-queer-performance-practices/
Fong, B. (2019). Powerful Contemporary Queer Performance Practices Will Make You Think. https://www.papercitymag.com/arts/dallas-cedars-mac-art-exhibition-queer-performances-practices/
Charbonneau, C. (2019). Queen Bee is Stinging Mad: Liss LaFleur. https://issuu.com/ovac/docs/af-summer19-web/16
Evans, J. (2019). Powerful Contemporary Queer Performance Practices Will Make You Think. https://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/arts/culture-report-immersive-video-installation-tackles-tik-tok-attention-span/?fbclid=IwAR1hRgvaVmyakhBwmn2SptumF--4ZmXOGQwl9IJy9LmPkb3hL76DngPNFzg
Ables, K. (2019). Tate and an augmented reality street art application are among the 2019 Webby Awards nominees. https://www.artsy.net/news/artsy-editorial-tate-augmented-reality-street-art-application-2019-webby-awards-nominees
LaFleur, L. (2018). Visualization With a Conscience. (2018, July 2). North Carolina State University..
Halberstam, J. (2018). Trigger: Gender as a Weapon. https://www.newmuseum.org/exhibitions/view/trigger-gender-as-a-tool-and-as-a-weapon
LaFleur, L. (2017). Holding is Next to Knowing. (2017, May 21). Art Almanac..
LaFleur, L. (2017). K-Ewing, L. (2017, July 6). From the Vault: ‘Holding is Next to Knowing’ by Melissa McGrath. Yewth Magazine..
LaFleur, L. (2017). Light Year 29: We the Hell am I. (2017, September 7).
LaFleur, L. (2017). New Media Art Now, published by CICA Gallery.
LaFleur, L. (2017). Salinas, B. (2017, March 14). Virtual Life’s a Drag: Queering VR Recap. South by Texas State (SXTXState)..
LaFleur, L. (2017). The Fed Galleries Explore Artificial vs. Authentic Experiences in ArtPrize Nine Exhibition. (2017, August 28). Kendall College of Art and Design..
LaFleur, L. (2017). What's Wrong with Rights? (2017, December, 14). New Museum. New York, NY.. https://livestream.com/newmuseum/whatswrongwithrights
LaFleur, L. (2016). Charria, N. (2016, June 2). LA Pride Presents: Cruising [Weblog post]..
LaFleur, L. (2016). Gubbins, T. (2016, January 9). Conduit Gallery Presents Liss LaFleur: Tips Artist Reception. CultureMap Dallas..
LaFleur, L. (2016). Harrity, C. (2016, April 29). Queer Biennial II: Art and Action Through the Generations. The Advocate..
LaFleur, L. (2016). Harrity, C. (2016, December 12). A Queer, Queer Year in the L.A. Art World. The Advocate..
LaFleur, L. (2016). Joyce, E. (2016, January 9). Queering the Feminine Through a Many-Layered Lens..
LaFleur, L. (2016). Matuson, G. (2016, March 9). BLAA Post-Gay? Reception + Press. The Girl Mirage..
LaFleur, L. (2016). Neel, T. (2016, December 7). Lack-less Replicas and Resistant Failures: The Queer Feminist Fabrications of Liss LaFleur.
LaFleur, L. (2016). Phipps, K. (2016, July 22). Motion Pictures: LomoKino Films by UNT New Media. Lomography..
LaFleur, L. (2015). Fialho, A. (2015, March 2). ONE WAY HOME is a Documentary Project Intended to Inspire Change and Activism in a New Generation [Weblog post]..
Exhibition catalogues
LaFleur, L. (2019). Tutti Frutti.
LaFleur, L. (2017). In Training. Salisbury, MD: Electronic Arts Gallery, 2017. Print..
LaFleur, L. (2017). Vaccaro, Jeanne. GREENER PASTURES. Austin, TX: Women & Their Work, 2017. Print..
LaFleur, L. (2016). Kirkpatrick, Hannah. WRITING LIGHTLY: A NEON EXHIBITION. Norfolk, VA: WorkRelease, 2016. Print..
LaFleur, L. (2016). Menotti, Gabriel. Approximadamente 800cm3 de PLA. Espírito Santo, Brazil: Galeria De Arte Da UFES, 2016. Print..
LaFleur, L. (2014). IDEAS_14. Salt Lake City, UT: International Digital & Media Arts Association, 2014. Print..
Journal Article
LaFleur, L. 4 Female Artists from Texas. Other. https://lessthanhalf.org/50-women/2020/7/27/women-of-texas
LaFleur, L. (2015). LaFleur, L. (2015, June 15). Meet Liss LaFleur. Digital Fabrication Residency..
LaFleur, L. (2015). LaFleur, L. and Smith, A. E. (2015). Disrupting Bodies, Disrupting Narratives. Media-N 11(2)..
LaFleur, L. (2015). Tripp, S., Demaray, E., Floyd D. D., Freeman, C., LaFleur, L. & Smith, A. E. (2015). Media Lounge Roundtable. Media-N 11(2)..
Magazine/Trade Publication
LaFleur, L. (2015). Disrupting Bodies, Disrupting Narratives. Media N. 11(02), 10. New York, NY: Media N. http://median.newmediacaucus.org/caa-conference-edition-2015-new-york/disrupting-bodies-disrupting-narratives/
Other
LaFleur, L. A Houston Art Exhibit Redefines DJ Screw’s Music - The Texas Observer. https://www.texasobserver.org/dj-screw-chopped-and-screwed-houston-exhibit/
LaFleur, L. A New Museum Exhibit Places DJ Screw’s Legacy Front and Center – Texas Monthly. https://www.texasmonthly.com/the-culture/contemporary-arts-museum-houston-dj-screw-exhibit-legacy/
LaFleur, L. Citizen Artist Fellows \textbar Kennedy Center. https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/networks-conferences-and-research/networks-and-strategic-leadership/citizen-artist-fellows/
LaFleur, L. Redirecting. https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.houstonpress.com/music/things-to-do-enjoy-a-dj-screw-inspired-exhibit-at-contemporary-arts-museum-houston-11446123&sa=D&source=editors&ust=1612994246319000&usg=AOvVaw1SGsfYTT0DN2uAdo8yf2AN
LaFleur, L. The Sightlines Questionnaire: Liss LaFleur — Sightlines. https://sightlinesmag.org/the-sightlines-questionnaire-liss-lafleur
LaFleur, L. Things To Do: Enjoy a DJ Screw-Inspired Exhibit at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston \textbar Houston Press. https://www.houstonpress.com/music/things-to-do-enjoy-a-dj-screw-inspired-exhibit-at-contemporary-arts-museum-houston-11446123
LaFleur, L. Top Five: March 5, 2020, With Mark Bradford \textbar Glasstire. https://glasstire.com/2020/03/05/top-five-march-5-2020-with-mark-bradford/
LaFleur, L. Two Decades After His Death, DJ Screw Lives On at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Other. https://www.houstoniamag.com/articles/2020/03/two-decades-after-his-death-dj-screw-lives-on-at-the-contemporary-arts-museum-houston
Kent, C. (2020). The Archive to Come. Other. https://brooklynrail.org/2020/12/artseen/The-Archive-to-Come
LaFleur, L. (2020). JFK Center Names UNT Professor And Artist Liss LaFleur “Citizen Artist Fellow”. Other. https://artandseek.org/2020/07/24/jfk-center-names-unt-professor-and-artist-liss-lafleur-citizen-artist-fellow/

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
LaFleur, L., "Citizen Artist Fellow," Sponsored by John F Kennedy Center, National, $5000 Funded. (May 2020August 2021).
LaFleur, L., "Immersive Scholar," Sponsored by Andrew W Mellon Foundation, Other, $25000 Funded. (July 1, 2018September 30, 2018).
LaFleur, L., "Emerging Artist Fellowship," Sponsored by Peripheral Visions, Private, Funded. (July 2016September 2016).
LaFleur, L., "Professional Development Fellowship," Sponsored by College Art Association, National, $10000 Funded. (December 2014March 2015).
Grant - Research
LaFleur, L., "Creative Scholarly Research Grant," Sponsored by College of Visual Art and Design, University of North Texas, $6000 Funded. (December 2019May 2020).
LaFleur, L., "Departmental Micro-grant," University of North Texas, $500 Funded. (January 1, 2019January 15, 2019).
LaFleur, L., "Departmental Micro-grant," University of North Texas, $500 Funded. (May 1, 2018May 15, 2018).
LaFleur, L., "Departmental Micro-grant," University of North Texas, $1000 Funded. (August 1, 2017August 14, 2017).
LaFleur, L., "Intramural Grant," Sponsored by I-GRO (Incentives for Global Research Opportunities), Other, $10000 Funded. (2016).
LaFleur, L., "Mellon Digital Initiatives Grant," Sponsored by Davidson College, Other, $5000 Funded. (2015).
LaFleur, L., "NONNI," Sponsored by Falkland Road, Private, $1500 Funded. (July 2012September 2012).
Grant - Service
LaFleur, L., "Whitton Mentoring Award for exemplary mentoring of students," Sponsored by Davidson College, Other, $1000 Funded. (2015).
Sponsored Research
Sheppard, L., "20 x 24 Polaroid," Sponsored by Polaroid, National, $5500 Funded. (January 2017January 2018).
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Challenge and
Engagement Index
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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