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Art Faculty Presentations – Research and Creativity Week!

Join the Art Department for Art Faculty Contributed Talks in the Corbet Center Ballroom (Middle) 11/14 from 4:00-5:30pm. Session chaired by Art Department Head Julia Barello. Featuring presentations by Brita d’Agostino Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Motoko Furuhashi Associate Professor of Metalsmithing and Jewelry, and Margaret Goehring, Associate Professor of Art History.

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Visiting Artist, Jess Tolbert 11.13

10am DEV Hall (Art Building), room 106 Collection Study Room Jess Tolbert received her MFA from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a BFA from Texas State University, San Marcos. Her recent work reconsiders and reimagines the materials and products of mass production as raw material, transforming them into wearable objects that investigate the merits of…
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Alumna Olivia Baker exhibition!

Congratulations to Alumna Olivia Baker (BFA ’15)!  Her work will be displayed at Flourish Aveda Wellness Art Gallery in Colorado Nov. 9-30, 2019.

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Visiting Artist, Jessica Jackson Hutchins 11.7

HSS 101 College of Health and Social Services, 6pm Jessica Jackson Hutchins’ visit to NMSU, is part of the Fall 2019 Visiting Artist and Scholars Lecture Series. All the events are free and open to the NMSU community and public, are sponsored by the NMSU Department of Art, and are paid for by the Lilian…
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37th Annual Jewelry Sale!

The metals/jewelry students are known around the community for their annual sale and affordable prices. This year the NMSU Jewelry Sale will be held Monday October 28th in the Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 1400 E. University from 7:30 am to 7 pm. Please spread the word and help support the students and their studio! Above…
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Visiting Artist, Nikki Couppee 10.2

HSS 101 College of Health and Social Services, 6pm Nikki Couppee’s visit to NMSU, is part of the Fall 2019 Visiting Artist and Scholars Lecture Series. All the events are free and open to the NMSU community and public, are sponsored by the NMSU Department of Art, and are paid for by the Lilian Steinman…
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Ger Xiong, MFA receives Fulbright U.S. Student Award to research in Thailand!

Ger Xiong, a graduate student pursuing his MFA in Studio Arts, has been selected for a 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S Student Award to research in Thailand. Ger was born in Chiangkham refugee camp in Northern Thailand when his family escaped the Hmong genocide in the aftermath of the Vietnam War. His family immigrated to the U.S….
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Students win at Yuma Art Symposium!

Assistant Professor Motoko Furuhashi and Visiting Professor Bree Lamb lead student field trip to Yuma Art Symposium. As a part of the symposium, NMSU team won 2nd place of the International Saw, File, Solder competition and brought back beautiful award piece made by Helen Shirk! Congratulations to NMSU team: Ger Xiong, Olivia Lemmons, and Shaunia…
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