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Mariah Morell at Art Obscura 11.9.20

Mariah Morell received her BFA in 2016 and has been actively showing her work. From her website: My work is about the excess and exuberance of youth. Using excessive mark making to convey the subject of youth and exuberance. Specifically relating to the younger generations voice and how people transform over time and grow out…
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Frank Meuschke’s Exhibit “Invisible Present”

Frank Meuschke received his MFA from NMSU’s Department of Art in 2000. From here, he went to Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture for an artist residency program and upon completion, soon became their Dean from 2001-2003. He has had numerous exhibitions, residencies and teaching appointments. Frank is currently the resident artist at the Cedar…
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Former Artist-in-Resident, Marina Shaltout’s New Work at U of Arizona

Marina Shaltout is currently an MFA candidate at the University of Arizona’s, School of Art where her focus is on 3D + Extended Media. Snake Woman (see gallery) is her recent installation. Marina was a former artist-in-resident in the NMSU Department of Art, working primarily in the metals/jewelry area. In June, 2020, look forward to…
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MFA, Brittany Chavez’s New Work Included in the Exhibit, No Human Involved

Congratulations to our MFA Candidate, Brittany Chavez for her video has been accepted into the exhibit, No Human Involved. This exhibit is part of the 5th Annual Sex Workers Symposium at PICA, the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art. Brittany was interviewed by PICA for this exhibit. The show opens on November 8, 2019 and coincides…
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Hopi Artist Workshops

We are co-hosting Hopi Artist Workshops from October 24th – 28th. This is a continuation of the exhibition held last spring at the NMSU Museum, titled Living in Sacred Continuum. The schedule for each of the artists is available below as well as on the University Museum website.

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Visiting Artist Lecture with Justin Groth, 10.18.20

Notice the place and time are different than the usual time and place. Justin will be in the Ceramics Studio, Room 122 in Devasthali Hall at 12 noon.

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Visiting Artists, Eleanor Swan 10.8 and Leslie Moody Castro 10.10

Eleanor Swan hails from Dublin, Ireland. The exhibit presented in this video is currently on display being at the Grand Rapids Public Museum, Michigan from September 19 to October 6 _________________________________________________________________________ Leslie Moody Castro is an independent curator and writer living and working in both Mexico City, MX and Austin, Texas. She has organized and collaborated…
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Pop Up Art Show Creates a Bridge in “Challenging the Traditional View”

Karen Conley, recent alumna from NMSU’s BFA program, took on the charge along with the help of artist friends, Roy van Der Aa, Tiffany Figuero and a few others to organize a recent pop up exhibit, “Challenging the Traditional Viewpoint”. Two art supporters and members of the Las Cruces Community Partners, Bob Pofahl and Steve…
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Eric LoPresti’s Exhibit, SUPERBLOOM Opens at the UAG 10.4.18

Eric LoPrestri is with us from New York City for the next several days. Tomorrow, his exhibit SUPERBLOOM will open up at 5:30 for the reception going until 7:30. Friday afternoon at 5:30, Eric is making himself available to visitors for personal walk throughs of his exhibit. A great opportunity to meet him in person,…
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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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