Monica Martinez Seizes Opportunity as Recipient of the Vivian B. Head Scholarship

The Vivian B. Head Scholarship is available for students in the art, music and theatre departments. Students are required to write an essay about free enterprise. Monica Martinez wrote about how she would use the free enterprise system in the art world and found out over the summer she was chosen to be the award…
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Fulbright Scholar, Professor Rachel Stevens in Ukraine for the Spring 2018

Sculptor Professor Rachel Stevens has just arrived in Lviv, Ukraine where she will conducting research during her second experience as a Fulbright Scholar. The title of her research is the “Forest Grows in the Synagogue: Reimagining the Galician Landscape Through Sculpture”. In western Ukraine few obvious features of Galicia’s Jewish culture remain, as the Holocaust…
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NMSU’s ‘Project Postcard’ offers miniature artwork to benefit art department

Hundreds of pieces of postcard-sized artwork will be showcased at the New Mexico State University Art Gallery from Nov. 27–30 during a fundraiser to support the replacement of D.W. Williams Hall, the new art building which will provide an innovative and new space to support the needs of both the NMSU Department of Art in…
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Next Step: Giving Tuesday November 28th!!!

The new art building is going up! Ground breaking in March, 2018!! The next step for continued success in our programs: – New Equipment – Updated Technology – Materials   Your contribution is needed and would be appreciated to make this happen. We hope you will consider donating to our fund on Giving Tuesday by…
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Open Studio with our First Artist-in-Resident, Orly Ruaimi

Orly Ruaimi is an interdisciplinary artist working with a variety of materials that serve as a means to an end to her conceptual approaches in art making. Orly recently graduated with her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and has already completed two artist-in-residencies before coming to Las Cruces. The graduate students have been…
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Art in Public Places for the HJULC Building Made Their Final Selection!

Architect, Christophe Zeller (left) with Dept. of Art Head, Julia Barello (center) and MFA Candidate, Jeff Erwin (right) Members from the Art in Public Places Committee announced their final selection for the Hardman and Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Commission. In a meeting last Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, the chosen artwork from a highly competitive field…
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Beginners Workshop 11/2 for Learning Laser Cutting

  This workshop is FREE to all NMSU students. The workshop will be held upstairs in Room 210 in the D.W. Williams Hall building from 4:30 to 5:30.

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1 – Month Residency for MFA Graduate, Madison Manning Coming Up Soon!

  “Madison Manning, MFA candidate, was selected for a one month residency at DE-CONSTRUKT [PROJEKTS] in Brooklyn, New York. In January, Madison will host Big Fun Party With All Your Cool Weird Stuff; a participatory installation that changes daily with the guests. Guests are invited to bring their old belongings and thrift store treasures- clothes…
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35th ANNUAL JEWELRY SALE AT NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY

The NMSU Department of Art’s Jewelry and Metalsmithing students will host their jewelry sale on MONDAY, October 30 from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. The sale will be located in the lobby of the D.W. Williams Hall, 1390 E. University next to Barnes & Noble. Parking on campus will be free after 4:30 pm. All…
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Students Gain Hands on Experience in the Museum Conservation Program

  Museum Conservation Director, Marina Silvia-Feliner and five of her students just finished an important restoration of the statue of Hugh Milton. Read on to learn more about the process and how science and art make a great team for restoring our past. http://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/education/nmsu/2017/10/14/nmsu-students-restore-milton-statue-learn-skills/764918001/ Professor Silvia Marinas-Feliner Museum Conservation Program Director New Mexico State University…
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