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Exhibition: Afterimage Anxiety: Joshua Rose

Exhibition begins: Friday, July 10, 2020 Exhibition ends: Saturday, February 6, 2021 Venue: Mezzanine Gallery, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts “Perhaps I am just in awe of everything when I settle down to really look at things.” Joshua Rose From, Turchin Center for Visual Arts website. Click here more info.

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Exhibition: Rain and the River: Jacklyn St. Aubyn

Painter Jacklyn St. Aubyn creates a magical space in which things aren’t what they appear to be. First perceptions may be misleading. She has landscapes and interiors in mind as she works, but not in the realistic sense; rather, she conjures imaginary spaces that defy logic. She muses: “It is the narrow region between what…
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Art Students design for virtual URCAS!

This year’s Undergraduate Research Creative Arts Symposium (URCAS) went virtual! Read about the Student Art Team’s contribution to this event hosted by the Honors college: Once more, the Advanced Graphic Design class has been given the opportunity to construct the brand for URCAS 2020. The class was divided into two teams, each given the task…
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Raphael Benero: 2020 MFA Thesis Exhibition

On view online: May 8, 2020 – Ongoing Las Cruces, NM–The University Art Museum (UAM) will present Raphael Benero: 2020 MFA Thesis Exhibition, featuring artwork by MFA candidate Raphael Benero. This year’s MFA exhibition presents a body of work that invites viewers to engage in sculptures that replicate childhood objects negotiating cultural dynamics and Mexican…
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Extended Spring Break + Move to Online instruction 3.30

Dear Students, Faculty, Staff and Visitors NMSU is currently under an extended Spring Break and will return to on-line instruction on Monday, March 30th. The faculty are currently transitioning their courses to on-line with creativity and innovation. Join us then for the revisioning of your courses. If you have questions, please email me at jbarello@nmsu.edu, and stay safe!…
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Graduate Student Exhibition 3.11.20

Please join the Graduate Student Seminar in their 1 night only exhibition, “PaperCut Inconvenience”. This Wednesday, 6-8 pm in Wells Hall, Bay 2

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Visiting Art Critic and Curator Garth Clark Lecture 3.13.20

6pm DEV Hall (Art Building), Collab Lab Garth Clark is considered one of the leading experts on modern and contemporary ceramics. Originally from South Africa, he is an art critic, historian, gallerist, art dealer, and curator. Clark has authored, edited, and contributed to over 90 books on ceramic art as well as hundreds of essays…
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Visiting Artist Justin Favela Lecture 3.12.20

6pm DEV Hall (Art Building), Collab Lab Justin Favela is known for large-scale installations and sculptures that manifest his interactions with American pop culture and the Latinx experience, Justin Favela has exhibited his work both internationally and across the United States. His installations have been commissioned by theDenver Art Museum in Colorado and Crystal Bridges Museum of…
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Open House Workshops 2.29!

On Saturday Feb 29th, Devasthali Hall will host morning (11am-1pm) and afternoon (2-4pm) workshops and activities by departmental faculty, staff, and graduate students that will include Collaborative Still Life Drawing, Printmaking, Graphic Design, Slab Building (to make a mug or bowl), Photo Portrait Studio with colored gels, Metals and a Museum Conservation activity. Details below!

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Marisa Sage featured in Hyperallergic

Read the fantastic interview in Hyperallergic with NMSU Art Department Museum Director and Head Curator Marisa Sage!

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