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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Ryan McNamara

Lecture: 6:00 PM Wednesday, October 19, 2016 HSS 101 College of Health and Social Services Workshop: 9:00-11:00 AM Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Room 212 Department of Art (D.W. Williams Hall)   Participants will need to bring: 1. Either a piece of your art work or an image of the work. It should be finished recently. 2. Three…
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Motoko Furuhashi

Contact: Stephanie N. Abdon, Education Curator, Las Cruces Museum of Art Phone: 575.541.2217 Date: September 26, 2016 Email: sabdon@las-cruces.org Artist and Educator Motoko Furuhashi to Present at the Las Cruces Museum of Art Local artist and professor Motoko Furuhashi will speak about her current work, which highlights the stress between the geometry of manmade objects and…
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