Associate of Arts
Mesa College, 1979
Gerry graduated from Mesa College and went on to earn his B.F.A. in Printmaking in 1982 from Colorado State University and his M.F.A. in Printmaking in 1985 from Indiana University. In 1987, he was hired to teach art at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, where he is currently Professor of Art. He is an award-winning artist and the recipient of several research grants. His prints, drawings, sculptures, and paintings have garnered numerous awards both regionally and nationally and are in numerous private and public collections such as The Kansas City Art Institute and the Southern Graphic Print Collection.
Over the past 25 years he has shown in more than 200 group exhibitions as well as 20 solo shows which include the Art Center of Western Colorado, the Contemporary Art Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, the Dishman Gallery at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, and at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. In addition, he has had work published in numerous catalogs as well as the Winter 2005 and Spring 2006 issues of American Artist Drawing magazine. In 2000, he was selected Lake Charles Artist of the Year.
He has twice represented McNeese State University on the Louisiana Division of the Arts Panel. For his exhibition record, teaching success, and university service he was awarded the 1999-2000 Distinguished Faculty Award by the McNeese Alumni Association. Married on the Colorado National Monument to Angela Richard, they have two children Liam and Avery.Gerry Wubben 2007