Presenting Bachelor of Fine Art Graduating Seniors: Shaunia Grant, Katelyn LaPage, Olivia Lemmons, Alexxis Ortiz and Jose A. Suarez

The five artists forming the spring 2020 BFA cohort at New Mexico State University each engage in research examining their understanding of themselves within a complex world; made all the more convoluted by the incursion of COVID-19 into their practice. United in their clarity and commitment that saw them through the completion and documentation of their…
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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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NMSU Art Museum’s Current Exhibit Featured in International Online Art Newspaper, Hyperallergic

Please visit the NMSU Art Museum website to read more about LABOR: Motherhood and Art in 2020. There is now an online presence to this exhibit as well as the ALONE/TOGETHER programming.

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ALONE/TOGETHER: Mothers’ Days 4.25.20

Join us online this Saturday for a shared reading of Lenka Clayton’s book, Mothers’ Day In the current exhibition, LABOR: Motherhood and Art in 2020, each page of this book has been pinned to the wall in a large grid format. During the opening, readings from the book were ongoing throughout the evening. Reading of…
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ART practice/MOTHER practice; Alone/Together 4.18.20

ART practice / MOTHER practice;ALONE / TOGETHER: A writing and performance project in conjunction with the University Art Museum, Labor: Motherhood & Art in 2020 exhibition. https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/667823090Saturday, April 18, 2020, 1PM, MST Join the UAM for a live reading performance by ART practice / MOTHER practice, a group formed in New Mexico who meet monthly to read critical…
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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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