MS, Integrated Marketing Communication (in progess)
Frank Estrada is a Memphis, TN native who moved to Oxford, MS in 2007. He holds a B.F.A. with an emphasis in Printmaking and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Mississippi. He is currently earning his Master’s of Science in Integrated Marketing Communication through the School of Journalism and New Media.
Estrada is a local artist, printmaker, illustrator, graphic designer, animator, and 3D artist. His relief prints are composed of imagery from his Mexican heritage and Southern upbringing. He carves images out of both linoleum and woodblocks. They vary in size from 4×6 inches to 8×4 feet. Estrada has displayed artwork throughout the country and currently has an exhibition at the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience (The MAX) in Meridian, MS, now through July 9, 2022, called Family Legacy.
He has received several honors: Emerging Leaders of Color for South Arts (2022), former Mississippi Arts Commission Visual Arts Fellowship Grant recipient (2016), and Double Decker Arts Festival featured artist (2015). During his undergraduate career, he received the Roy Frank Finger Scholarship from 2011 to 2013. He is also a contributing illustrator to local business, Invitation Oxford Magazine.
Before joining the department, Frank worked for the RJ Young Company as the Document Imaging and Design Specialist at Ole Miss Athletics for five years. There, he digitized sports memorabilia, everything from photo negatives and newspapers to programs and media guides. In 2018, he joined the Department of Art & Art History staff as the Visual Resource Specialist and Gallery Curator. Estrada creates content for the department’s social media platforms and maintains the website. He aims to promote the department in a modern era and represent the many talents of its students through social media.