Alumni Achievements

Dr. Josenilson Santana

  • Presentation,” Crash Course in Photography,” to participants of Shinnery Review, November 2014
  • Presentation, “Street Photography,” ACU Study Abroad student orientation, August 2013 & January 2014
  • Presentation, “Rapid Prototyping,” ACU Maker Lab, Abilene, TX, January 29, 2014
  • Presentation, “Design Thinking Deep Dive, with Kyle Dickson, Nil Santana, and Mike Wiggins,” ACU Maker Lab. March 5, 2014
  • Lecture, “The Intersections of Design and Anthropology,” Academic Week, UFPB/Rio Tinto, Brazil, March 20, 2014
  • Publication, “The Continuous Exchange of Past-Present in Videosthetics: An Investigation of Art Video Installations, from Dan Graham to Ahmed Basiony,” Sense & Sensibility Conference. November 7-10, 2013 UFSC/Florianopolis. Florianopolis, SC - Brazil: UNIDICOM/IADE, 2013 (pp. 197-204). Print.
  • Publication, “Responsive Aesthetics” Sense & Sensibility Conference. November 7-10, 2013 UFSC/Florianopolis. Florianopolis, SC - Brazil: UNIDICOM/IADE, 2013 (pp. 188-196). Print.
  • Publication, “Case Study: Small Investment Big Results—Packaging Design as Brand Development for Local Businesses in Texas.” The e-Journal of LOGO (Laboratory for Orientation of the Organizational Genesis), research unit linked to the Graduate Program of Design and Graphic Expression and Department of Graphic Expression of the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC). Florianopolis, SC, 2014 
  • Promoted to tenure track assistant professor at Abilene Christian University, Texas, August 2013
  • Group exhibition, ACU Biannual Faculty Exhibit, Virginia Shore Gallery. Abilene, Texas. October 2013
  • Group exhibition, Invitation-only Intercollegiate Exhibition. Hardin-Simmons University. Ira M. Taylor Memorial Gallery, Texas, November 2013
  • Presented Paper: Responsive Aesthetics. Senses & Sensibility 2013, Florianopolis, Brazil
  • Presented Paper: The Continuous Exchange of Past-Present in Videosthetics: An Investigation of Art Video Installations, from Dan Graham to Ahmed Basiony. Senses & Sensibility 2013, Florianopolis, Brazil
  • Group exhibition, ACU Biannual Faculty Show, ACU-Cockerell Art Gallery, Abilene, TX, January 2010
  • Exhibited (in collaboration with Captured Dimensions) 3D Digitization of Sculptures Through Photogrammetry. Tech Gallery, Smithsonian X 3D Conference. Washington, DC, 2013
  • Guest speaker for the ACU Honors College. Abilene, Texas
  • Guest Lectured. Art Talk Series, The Brownwood Art Association. Texas. November 2013
  • Chair, The 24fps International Short-film Festival jury. October 2013
  • Juror, Images of Aging, photography exhibit, 2013
  • ACU Study Abroad Program (Montevideo), Faculty in residence. Spring 2013
  • Program Director, BFA in Photography, ACU. Texas
  • Presented paper at 2009 World Congress on Communication and Arts, “Language-game  in visual arts”, Brazil, April 2009.
  • Group exhibition, Artificial (Re)covery: A collection of Video, photography, and sound by EL Putnam, Nil Santana, and Kurt Schneider, Washington Street Art Center, Somerville, MA, March 2009