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TWU has a rich history and remarkable women and men have created a legacy of excellence that exists here today.  Some of TWU’s early art faculty were truly pioneers of Early Texas Modernism. I hope that you enjoy reading about these women as you consider how you might leave your own legacy at TWU.  

Marjorie Baltzel

While working on her degree at Columbia University, Marjorie taught at TSCW from 1928 to 1932 as an instructor. More about “Marjorie Baltzel”...

Edith Mae Brisac

At TSCW, Edith Mae specialized in Interior Decoration and was instrumental in the planning of the interior of the Fine Arts Building at what is now TWU. More about “Edith Mae Brisac”...

Carlotta Corpron

According to Susan kae Grant of Texas Woman's University, "Given the historical significance and excellence of her photographic imagery, Carlotta Corpron is an important contributor to the myth and reality of Texas women." More about “Carlotta Corpron”...

Marie Delleney

Marie received her BS in 1926 from Texas State College for Women (TSCW) and her MA from Columbia University in 1927. More about “Marie Delleney”...

Dorothy Antoinette LaSelle

What started as a temporary position at TSCW in 1928 turned into a full time position when Dorothy became responsible for development of the art history program. More about “Dorothy Antoinette LaSelle”...

Thetis Aline Lemmon

Thetis Aline LemmonThetis received her BS degree from Texas State Teachers College for Women (TSCW) in Denton, TX in 1929 and her MA from Columbia University in 1933. More about “Thetis Aline Lemmon”...

Coreen Mary Spellman

Coreen Mary SpellmanCoreen received her BS from TSCW in 1925, her MA from Columbia University in 1926, and later earned her MFA from the University of Iowa in 1942. More about “Coreen Mary Spellman”...

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