Graphic design

Graphic design student from UTPB finalist for the prestigious Art Prize competition

All-around senior Analise Lucio didn’t expect to be a finalist, but finished in the top forty out of five hundred submissions.

ODESSA, Texas — Analise Lucio is a senior graphic design student with a minor in computer science at UT Permian Basin. Born in Haslet, Texas, she has always had a love for arts and crafts, which made her want to study art at UTPB. She was recently featured in UTPB’s Falcon Success Stories.

Not only an artist, Lucio is also a volleyball player in the UTPB team where she is a setter. In her final season in 2021, she led the Lone Star Conference with 490 assists among other impressive stats. She was named to the Lone Star Conference All-Tournament Team following the end of the season. Her best game was a game on October 2, 2021 where she recorded 58 assists and 19 digs against St. Mary’s (TX).

While at UTPB, she drew a work for her art program which she would later submit to an art competition.

“The Art Dept. at UTPB does a good job of keeping their students up to date with exhibits you can submit to, I sent in my piece and crossed my fingers.

Fingers crossed worked because the piece eventually became a finalist in the AXA Art Prize competition, one of the respected student art competitions across the United States. From 500 submissions, Lucio’s painting was named one of 40 finalists. Her work is featured in a virtual gallery and live exhibition in New York.

Analise Lucio, University of Texas Permian Basin Foundation, 2019, black and white pencil on paper, 25.5 x 19.5 inches

Posted by AXA Art Prize on Thursday, June 30, 2022

Lucio was also an intern at the Odessa Chamber of Commerce this summer.

We would like to warmly congratulate our summer intern Analise for this great achievement! 🎉 AXA Art…

Posted by Odessa Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, August 16, 2022

She will be graduating after this year and is looking to work for a major film company such as Disney, Pixar, Sony or Marvel Studios.

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