Rafael Molina is an award-winning artist and educator. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Fine Arts from the College of Visual Art & Design at the University of North Texas. He has 28 years experience at the college and university level. He has taught college-credit classes and non-credit classes for adults and classes for children and adolescents.
As an artist, Professor Molina has exhibited his work in numerous local, regional, and national juried exhibitions. His work is in numerous public and private collections including the permanent collection of the San Angelo Museum of Art.
Professor Molina has lectured and demonstrated widely. On three occasions he was a presenter at a national conference on ceramic arts. In addition to lectures and demonstrations, Professor Molina has an extensive record of publications and bibliography. His art and writings have appeared in numerous books, scholarly journals, and magazines.