Teresa Wright

Teresa Wright - 2024 Beinecke Scholarship Nominee

Teresa is a visual art education major with a minor in art history.

Teresa Wright, from Lawrence. She is the daughter of Stan Wright and Diosilda Collazos Wright and a graduate of Free State High School. Wright is majoring in visual art education and minoring in the history of art. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in fine arts and envisions a career that applies her knowledge and experience in both art and education to foster creative expression in diverse learners and contexts. Wright is the co-president of the Visual Art Education Club, an ambassador for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and a member of the National Art Education Association. She is also on the Dean’s Honor Roll and is working toward a certificate in service learning. Last year, Wright taught English abroad in Seville, Spain, for the North American Language and Culture Assistants Program. This coming summer, she will intern at the Georgia O’Keefe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the Art and Leadership Program. Wright is a practicing artist who recently completed a mural inside Eudora Elementary School.

More information about Teresa!

  • A fun fact about Teresa is she lived in Spain for a year and taught English.
  • Her favorite KU memory is when the men’s basketball team won the final four on her birthday.
  • Her favorite study spot is the 5th floor of the Watson Library or a downtown coffee shop.
  • This semester she’s looking forward to the textiles and ceramics classes she signed up for!