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Alumni, Michelle Lantieri Receives Pre-Doctoral Fellowship

  Michelle Lanteri, University Art Gallery interim director and MA alumna, has been accepted into the Native American Art History PhD program at The University of Oklahoma (OU) in Norman, as an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellow. Michelle will begin the five-year PhD program this August, and she and her husband John will move to…
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VOTE: support Las Cruces creative community

Please help and support one of our NMSU alumni, Lea Wise-Surguy’s community project. She is working really hard on creating a community based creative workspace in Las Cruces! She is a $250,000 artplace award winner for community project and continue to seek funding. Currently, she is seeking funding from USA Today for up to $100,000…
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Visiting Artist, Shanti Grumbine Lecture

SHANTI GRUMBINE Lecture: 5:30 PM Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Location: HSS 101 http://shantigrumbine.com  Shanti Grumbine is a Brooklyn-based visual artist. She has been an artist in residence at the Millay Colony, Ucross, Yaddo, Vermont Studio Center, Saltonstall Foundation, Wave Hill Winter Workspace Residency, Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder Residency, Artist in the Marketplace (AIM), Women’s…
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Steven Randal

Steven Randall Lecture: 5:30 PM Tuesday, March 28, 2017 location HSS 101 http://www.stevenrandallstudio.com/ Steven Randall is an interdisciplinary artist working in sculpture, photography and installation. Within a culture of feverish consumption and retinal impatience his work examines the relationship between consumer, commodity, and transformation. He has shown in various exhibitions at The Page Bond Gallery…
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Michele Abeles

Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Michele Abeles Michele Abeles received an MFA in photography from Yale University. Her work will be on view at the 12th Biennale de Lyon and the Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel and has been featured in exhibitions includes: Sculpture Center; White Columns; and MoMA PS1, in New York. Lecture: 5:30 PM Tuesday,March 14,…
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Visiting Artist Lecture Series SPRING 2017

Michelle Abeles Lecture on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 5:30pm, Location HSS 101 Workshop on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 11:30-2:00pm, D.W.Williams Hall Annex Room 118 Steve Randall Lecture on Tuesday, March 28, 5:30pm, Location HSS101 Shanti Grumble Lecture on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 5:30pm, Location HSS101 VA2017_SP

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Student Accomplishment

Victor Beckmann, a graduate student currently pursuing his MFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in Metalsmithing, will be showing his work this summer at the Society for North American Goldsmiths annual conference in New Orleans. His work was selected from a national pool of applicants to be part of one of the main events…
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Faculty Exhibition – “Impermanent Topography”

Impermanent Topography, Department of Art faculty exhibition, opened up to the public on January 17th and will be on exhibit through February 9, 2017.  Included in the show: Julia Barello, Tauna Cole, Craig Cully, Jessika Edgar, Motoko Furuhashi, Richard Hesketh, Wes Kline, Adam Labe, Bree Lamb, Jacob Munoz and Rachel Stevens. This is an opportunity for…
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Michelle Lanteri Receives Recognition for Her Research

Michelle Lanteri, who earned her MA in art history in December 2016, presented two papers on her thesis research this fall. The first, titled “Longing for Home: Wendy Red Star’s Four Seasons Series as Self-Portraits of Place-Based Memories,” was selected for the 2016 Southeastern College Art Conference in Roanoke, Virginia. The second, titled “Color as…
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Pata Viva Farm to Receive $250,000 Grant from ARTPLACE

  The Pata Viva Farm is a working model farm utilizing sustainable agricultural techniques.  The farm is part of the MESA Project, with a vision to provide food for the communities around Las Cruces, NM in collaboration with architects, scientists, culinary and visual artists in the community. Two of these contributors are alumni or soon-to-be…
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