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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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Community Engagement Panel in the UAG

Gallery Talk Series: Community Engagement Panel- Moderated by Chris Bardey We are happy to announce an up coming event taking place here at the University Art Gallery! On Thursday, February 12 at 6pm we will be hosting a Panel moderated by artist Chris Bardey, as a part of our Las Cruces Creates exhibition. Mr. Bardey is from…
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Renovation of the Art Building

There is an article in the Las Cruces Bulletin on 1/30/2015 about our renovation project.  

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Visiting Artist Nominee for 2015-16

DUE:   Wednesday, December 10, 2014 PLACE: Department of Art’s Main Office The Visiting Artist Committee is seeking artists/scholars who are diverse in their approach to art/scholarship, who are emerging, mid-career or established for 2014-15 academic year. This time the theme is “process”. We will be asking each campus visitor to speak about process and…
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Jacklyn St. Aubyn

Saturday, October 25 at Unsettled Gallery (905 N. Mequite Street) at 6 pm, there will be a special showing of retired NMSU art professor Jacklyn St. Aubyn’s newest paintings. I will be reading a few poems from my newest book, Calle Florista, the cover of which features a painting by St. Aubyn. Afterward we will…
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