Dr. Margaret Goehring Publishes Article, “Painted Ambitions: The Masonic Murals in the Elisha Gilbert House”

Associate Professor of Art History, Margaret Goehring, has published her article—“Painted Ambitions: The Masonic Murals in the Elisha Gilbert House” in the current issue of Journal of Research into Freemasonry and Fraternalism, pp. 148-195  ( https://doi.org/10.1558/jrff.27087)

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MA Alum, Haley Luster

Congratulations to recent alum, Haley Luster (MA ’17) in her new position as Museum technician and conservator at the New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe!

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Alum Designs Electronic Caregiver Logo

  Audra Lamoreaux is an employee of SameDay Security, the parent company for Electronic Caregiver. Audra had an opportunity to put her graphic design skills to practice in her field when asked to give the company’s logo an update.  Here’s Audra had to say when I asked her about the opportunity: “At the time I…
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Alumni, Cody Jimenez chosen for Mexicanx Initiative, WorldCon 76

BFA Alumni, Cody Jimenez was invited by John Picacio to attend WorldCon 76 in San Jose this August 16-20. He is the first Mexican Guest of Honor and set up the MexicanX initiative to fund memberships for 50 Mexican creative people who are fans of sci-fi and fantasy. Cody was quoted as saying, “There are…
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“American Jewelry From New Mexico” presents 2,500 years of Jewelry History

Our Department of Art’s Metal/Jewelry Professors, Julia Barello and Motoko Furuhashi are two of the 300 artists from five cultures to present their work as part of an exhibit, American Jewelry from new Mexico that focuses on 2,500 years of jewelry history. The show opened up on June 2nd and runs through the middle of…
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Professor Craig Cully’s Exhibit “NOURSHing”

Professor Cully’s recent research has culminated in an exhibit opening on May 22nd in the Joseph Gross Gallery in the University of Arizona’s College of Fine Arts.  If you are traveling in the area, Craig invites you to stop by and see his exhibit. 

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Celebrate the Opening of Cruces Creative’s Makerspace

Coming up on May 19th, celebrate the upcoming opening of the makerspace, that our alumna, Lea Surgey-Wise and others have been working on since the inception of Cruces Creative.  You can find out more about this organization and the next few events they will be hosting starting next Saturday, May 19th with a celebration for…
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Construction Site Cam, 30 Minute Shots

If you’re interested in watching the progress for our new building over the next several months, HB Construction has set up a camera documenting around the clock activity of the construction site of the new Department of Art’s Devasthali Hall. To access video, click on the following link: https://www.workzonecam.com/projects/hbconstruction/nmsuartbuilding/workzonecam  

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Learn the Basics of Using a Laser Cutter

Laser cutting can open up possibilities for design projects with its ability to create finely detailed designs through its technology. MFA Candidate, Saleha Butt will be leading this laser cutting workshop on Monday, April 23rd from 5:30 – 6:30. The workshop is open and free to anyone on campus and is sponsored by the Department…
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2018 Open House is Around the Corner!

The Department of Art at New Mexico State University is pleased to host our 2018 Open House on Friday, April 27th from 5-8:30pm and Saturday, April 28th from 10am-4pm in D.W. Williams Hall, Williams Annex, Wells Hall, and the University Art Gallery on the Las Cruces Campus. The Department of Art will open its doors…
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