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Artists of UTSA: Faisal Najjar

Najjar poses with his dog, Mocha. Photo Courtesy of Faisal Najjar

Sofia Garcia, Arts & Life Editor

January 28, 2020

Faisal Najjar is a third-year biomedical engineering major who began drawing and painting a year ago. He is a firm believer in the power of art and is passionate about showing viewers that they can surprise themselves with their hidden abilities. Najjar often finds himself lost in his own world when draw...

Controlling Chaos

Controlling Chaos

Joseph Torres

October 23, 2019

It takes a certain level of courage to create something from raw emotion. To free one’s mind and transcend the critique of the ego is one reason to muster this courage. I discovered this notion about a year ago, and what happened next was a complete revelation for me. Last fall, I took a philosophy...

Spring 2017 BFA exhibitions showcase UTSA’s artists #2

Leah Feneley

April 5, 2017

Cherise ‘Rhys’ Munro Cherise ‘Rhys’ Munro is a Detroit native who previously worked within the structural steel industry; her experiences prior to attending UTSA explain her interest in the subject matter of architecture and geometric shapes. Munro refers to herself as a “visual artist” becau...