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INTERNATIONAL ART FLIP TRIP: Venice Biennale/Documenta 14

Students will have the opportunity to earn 6 upper division credits with 3 credits through the English Department and 3 credits in the Department of Art.  The 2-week trip in July of 2017 to these major contemporary art venues will be followed up by a 8-wk. mini-semester in the Fall 2017.  Passport please!

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Subjects to Change: 2016 MFA Thesis Exhibition

Subjects to Change: 2016 MFA Thesis Exhibition Cassandra Dixon, Andrea Luella Gohl, Katy Stuckel. April 20-May 14, 2016. See full Installation of the exhibition on the UAG website.  The University Art Gallery (UAG) presented Subjects to Change: 2016 MFA Thesis Exhibition, featuring artwork by three MFA candidates: Katy Stuckel, a sculptor of gypsum and rust; Cassandra…
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Alumni Accomplishment

Alumni Profile: Santos Contreras, BFA Sculpture, 2006 For the past 6 years Santos has taught art at Cottonwood Classical Preparatory School in Albuquerque. In recognition of his achievements as a teacher and artist, he was invited to present two lectures for the TEDxYouth Conference in Albuquerque in 2014 – events for which his students also…
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CRAFT CULTURE at NMSU'S EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

How can you turn trash into art? Come find out! CRAFT CULTURE, a group of undergraduate and graduate students from the Art department, will be showing the community how to make their recyclables beautiful at the NMSU Earth Day Celebration on April 17th. A large community project is planned, and smaller items will be given…
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Khaled Jarrar of Culturunners @ NMSU

Khaled Jarrar as part of Culturunners came to the NMSU Department of Art to create a piece of art from the boarder wall. Watch this great video to see collaboration with NMSU students and professors. “Jarrar set out on an uncommon journey: traveling in a 34-foot RV from San Diego, California, to Juarez, Mexico, crisscrossing…
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NMSU Art Major, Nicholas Luchenbill Receives Photography Award

Our Department of Art is proud to announce art major, Nicholas R.Luchenbill’s  honorable mention  award for the Photographer’s Forum 2016 Best of College And High School Photo Contest.  Once you click on the link below, go to page 3 to find Nicholas’s image titled Power.   http://pfmagazine.com/wp-content/plugins/p-gallery/index.php?level=picture&id=49499  

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MFA Candidate, PJ Shaffer accepted into arts letters & numbers residency

      PJ Shaffer is one of NMSU’s Dept. of Art graduate candidates working in a multi-disciplinary approach.  He has just recently been accepted into a residency program in Averill Park, New York known as arts letters & numbers and will be hunkered down in his studio space there from May 5th thru June…
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OYE! Creating Visions For the Future

¡OYE! is taking place on October 10, 2015 from 1 pm through October 11, 8 pm.  Admission is Free! ¡OYE! invites members from the community to participate and support this event that will focus on sustainability within our Las Cruces community.  The weekend event will include installations and productions of all art forms, movement, theatre,…
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Mary Button Durell

Monday, April 13 at 6pm Location: HSS 101 Mary Button Durell is a San Francisco-based artist who works primarily with paper and wheat paste. Mary’s work is medium-centric and process-oriented allowing for unique shapes and forms to emerge out of a temporal engagement with her materials. For more than 20 years, Mary has explored the nuances…
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Donation to Jewelry and Metals

Photo: Leon Caillouette at the jazz festival in New Orleans. NMSU Metalsmithing and Jewelry Program were honored to receive over 20 tools and equipment from Linda Hall on March 1, 2015. All the items was belonged to Leon Caillouette, husband of Linda Hall who passes away in July 2013. We would like to thank them…
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