Faculty Profile

Letitia Huckaby

Title
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department
Studio Art
College
College of Visual Arts and Design

    

Education

MFA, University of North Texas, 2010.
Major: Photography
BFA, Art Institue of Boston @ Lesley University, 2001.
Major: Photography
BA, University of Oklahoma, 1994.
Major: Journalism
Degree Specialization: Advertising

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ART 4450.762, Professional Internship, Summer 2024

* 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 5001.502, Graduate Seminar, Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3505.501, Intermediate Photography: Alternative Processes, Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3503.501, Intermediate Photography: Digital Imaging, Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3503.501, Intermediate Photography: Digital Imaging, Fall 2023 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4500.501, Senior Photography Studio, Fall 2023 SPOT
ASTU 4500.502, Senior Photography Studio, Fall 2023 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3505.501, Intermediate Photography: Alternative Processes, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3504.501, Intermediate Photography: Photography, Sound and the Moving Image, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5001.504, Praxis: Rotating Topics, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3505.501, Intermediate Photography: Alternative Processes, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3504.020, Intermediate Photography: Photography, Sound and the Moving Image, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4500.502, Senior Photography Studio, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4500.502, Senior Photography Studio, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4500.501, Senior Photography Studio, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4500.502, Senior Photography Studio, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4500.502, Senior Photography Studio, Spring 2020

* 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

Book
Huckaby, C. (2022). Bitter Waters Sweet, Exhibition Catalogue, Art League Houston.
Huckaby, C. (2021). All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake, by Tiya Miles. Random House.
Huckaby, C. (2021). “Otherwise/Revival,” Cara Megan Lewis and Jasmine McNeal, Bridge Projects, 2021, Pages: 47, 81, and 112-113..
Huckaby, C. (2020). FotoFest Biennial 2020 African Cosmologies: Photography, Time and the Other, Biennial Guide, Spring 2020..
Huckaby, C. (2020). Collecting Black Studies The Art of Material Culture at the University of Texas at Austin.
Broadcast Media
Huckaby, C. (2023). Seven artists confront America’s “unfinished emancipation” at the Amon Carter in Fort Worth,” Jerome Weeks, Galilee Abdullah and Marcheta Fornoff. KERA.
Huckaby, C. (2023). Carter Museum exhibition asks viewers, artist to consider unfinished work of ‘Emancipation,” Marcheta Fornoff. KERA.
Critical Review
Huckaby, C. (2021). “Letitia Huckaby’s ‘This Same Dusty Road’ tells the southern Black story in all of it’s glory and tragedy,” by Gideon Fortune, Reveille, March 15, 2021..
Huckaby, C. (2020). “The Art of Letitia Huckaby,” Ruminate Magazing, Spring 2020, Pages 45-48 and Back Cover..
Huckaby, C. (2020). “Promise and Peril,” by Darryl Ratcliff, Dallas Morning News, November 22, Pages: Cover 1A, Arts & Life Cover 1E, and 8E..
Huckaby, C. (2020). “Human Stories,” by Rebecca Sherman, Portrait by Lauren Withrow, PaperCity, October, Page 64-65..
Huckaby, C. (2020). “Voices Raised,” by Aja Martin, Photographs by Chris Plavidal, Patron, October/November, Pages 46-49..
Huckaby, C. (2020). “Paper Parallels,” by Danielle Avram, Dallas Moring News, September 6th, Page 1E Arts & Life Cover and 6E..
Huckaby, C. (2020). “Double Exposure,” Modern Luxury Houston Magazine, April, 2020, Page. 43..
Huckaby, C. (2020). “Art and the City: North Texas’ Most Creative Dreamers, Schemers, Thinkers and Talents-in their own words,” Dallas Morning News, April 5, 2020, Page 16E..
Journal Article
Huckaby, C. (2023). Life After Thirty – Collaboration and Community: Letitia Huckaby. (100), .
Huckaby, C. (2023). Carter Museum exhibition asks viewers, artist to consider unfinished work of ‘Emancipation,” Marcheta Fornoff. Fort Worth Report.
Huckaby, C. (2021). “Athenaeum Review,” Editor Benjamin Lima, University of Texas at Dallas, Issue 5, Winter 2021.. The Athenaeum Review. (5), . Dallas, TX: University of Texas at Dallas. https://athenaeumreview.org/issue/5/
Huckaby, C. (2020). Flint Hills Field Journal, Volumn XII / The Flint Hills: Rooted in Stone Symphony in the Flint Hills, page 96, 100 and 106..
Magazine/Trade Publication
Huckaby, C. (2023). “How the Emancipation Exhibit Came to Life-And Where It’s Going Next,” Carlene Olsen. Interior Design.
Huckaby, C. (2023). 3 Artists From Emancipation: The Unfinished Project of Liberation’ Share Their Work,” Delania Dixon. Ebony Magazine.
Huckaby, C. (2023). Letitia Huckaby: Bitter Waters Sweet,” Epiphany Knedler. Lenscratch.
Huckaby, C. (2023). Breaking Bonds.
Huckaby, C. (2023). “Reckoning with History While Interpreting The Future: Emancipation Explored At The Amon Carter Museum of American Art,” Lindsey Wilson, ACTX,. Arts and Culture Texas Magazine.
Huckaby, C. (2022). 2022 Texas Artist of the Year & Lifetime Achievement Award in the Visual Arts,” Style Magazine Newswire.
Huckaby, C. (2022). “Home Is Where the Art Is,” Alex Temblador. D Magazine.
Huckaby, C. “Perspectives: Letitia Huckaby – Quilted legacies along Highway Nineteen,” Alexandra Kennon, Country Roads, December 21, 2021..
Huckaby, C. (2021). “Full of Love: Letitia Huckaby in Conversation,” by Taylor Janay Manigoult, Burnaway, March 22, 2021..
Newspaper
Huckaby, C. (2023). “The Huntington Acquires Six Works, Expanding the Breadth of The American Art Collection: Spanning nearly 300 years, the acquisitions include works by Edward Mitchell Bannister, Agostino Brunias, Letitia Huckaby, Lilly Martin Spencer, Tiffany & Co., and Tyrus Wong,”. The Pasadena Now WeekendeR.
Huckaby, C. (2023). “Reimagining Freedom,” David Kaufman. Section F, Page 8. The New York Times.
Huckaby, C. (2023). “Who can reclaim history? Viewers can decide at Amon Carter’s new ‘Emancipation’ exhibit,” Michelle Aslam and Elizabeth Myong. The Dallas Morning News.
Huckaby, C. (2023). "Liberating Art," Edward Brown. The Fort Worth Weekly.
Huckaby, C. (2023). 160 years After the Emancipation Proclamation, Black Artists Reflect on the Meaning of Freedom,” Abigail Glasgow. The New York Times T List.
On Air Radio Art Review
Huckaby, C. (2022). Documenting Freedmen’s Towns with Artist Letitia Huckaby,” Caitlin Correa. I Like Your Work Podcast.
Webpage
Huckaby, C. (2023). Powerful Pairings in “Witness: Black Artists in Texas, Then and Now” by Jessica Fuentes. Glasstire.
Huckaby, C. (2023). “Civil War-Era Sculpture Inspires Contemporary Artists at Amon Carter Museum of American Art,” Kimberly Richard. NBCDFW.com.
Huckaby, C. (2023). Amon Carter Museum Exhibit Will Feature Artists Visualizing Ideas of Emancipation,” FWTX Staff. FWTX.
Huckaby, C. Emancipation: The Unfinished Project of Liberation Exhibit. WFAA.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
Huckaby, C., "Artist Leadership Fellow," Sponsored by Mid-America Arts Alliance, Regional, $500 Funded. (September 2023November 2023).
Sponsored Research
Huckaby, C., "Cassilhaus Residency," Sponsored by Cassilhaus, Private, $5000 Funded. (June 2023July 2023).
Huckaby, C., "Artpace International Artist-In-Residence Program (Fall)," Sponsored by Artpace, International, $16000 Funded. (2020).
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Overall
Summative Rating
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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