Doug DuBois’s Exhibition “In Good Time” Opens 2.23.17

Las Cruces, New Mexico—Doug DuBois approaches his work slowly and engages in long-term photographic projects. He tells stories that reveal both a profound humanity and the inexorable passing of time. The Hermès Foundation and Aperture Foundation are pleased to present the exhibition In Good Time, the first mid-career survey of DuBois’ photographs, curated by Cory…
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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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$250,000 Gifted to the NMSU Dept. of Art on Giving Tuesday!

THANK YOU FOR GIVING TUESDAY AND THE DEVASTHALI CHALLENGE!!! Dr. Rama and Ammu Devasthali, seen on the far right, have contributed $250,000 to D. W. Williams Hall for equipment for the new art department building.  As part of Giving Tuesday at NMSU, the Devasthali’s set up a challenge to match their contribution dollar for dollar….
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Dr. Rama and Ammu Devasthali set a Challenge for Tomorrow’s Giving Tuesday

DW Williams Hall – $250,000 You are invited to be a part of the change that will take D. W. Williams Hall from 1938 to 2017 and beyond by joining Ammu and Rama Devasthali in clearing the way to give art room to grow at New Mexico State University! Ammu and Rama have committed $250,000…
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Spring 2017 Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Department of Art at New Mexico State University is please to announce our up coming visiting artist in Spring 2017! Michelle Abeles (http://47canal.us/main.php?1=ma&2=pics) Lecture on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 5:30pm, Location TBA Workshop on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 11:30-2:00pm, D.W.Williams Hall Annex Room 118 Steven Randall (http://www.stevenrandallstudio.com/) Lecture on Tuesday, March 28, 5:30pm, Location TBA Shanti…
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Students Sign Up for Mold Making and Casting Workshop

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Hrag Vartanian

Visiting Artist: Hrag Vartanian Talk: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 6 p.m. NMSU, HSS Auditorium, Room 101 Free admission Workshop: Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2-4 p.m. NMSU, D.W. Williams Hall, Room 219 Free admission Please join the Department of Art for a rare opportunity to attend an engaging talk and/or participate in a workshop held by writer and curator Hrag Vartanian, editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hyperallergic, an renowned online publication created in response to the…
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Go Bond C – Vote!!

GO BOND C 2016 Help support the creativity that sparks New Mexico’s economy This year’s election ballot includes General Obligation Bond C, which would provide $27.5 million for renovation and infrastructure improvements at the NMSU system statewide. Of the $27.5 million, $1.5 million would go to improvements for Doña Ana Community College and $22.5 million…
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