News Bites: MFA Painting Alum Honored as One of Louisiana’s Top Young Professionals
John Wagoner (’09, MFA Painting) has been named to the Northwest Louisiana Young Professional Initiative’s 40 Under 40 Award list. Presented by The Forum magazine, the award honors the region’s top young professionals for their dedication, achievement, and community service.
Wagoner is an art instructor at Bossier Parish Community College in Bossier City, LA, where he also manages the college’s Donna Service Art Gallery. He’s highly visible in the local arts community, serving on the board of directors for the Shreveport Regional Arts Council and on the advisory board for the Noel Community Arts Program.
Wagoner is also an active professional artist. His work has been featured in over thirty group and solo exhibitions throughout the U.S. and in Florence, Italy. To see more of his work, visit madeoutofpaint.com.
Along with the other honorees, Wagoner will be honored at the ninth annual Northwest Louisiana Young Professional Initiative Gala on December 5. Click here for more information.