Announcing the Department of Art Scholarships and Awards Recipients

The following awards are respectively mentioned according to the group image. From Left to Right, First Row:  KEN BARRICK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP  to KATHERINE “KAT” CHUDY 2019-2020  VIVIEN B. HEAD SCHOLARSHIP  to BRITTNEY CHAVEZ 2019-2020  MARY LAWBAUGH PURCHASE AWARD  to GER XIONG 2018-2019  MESILLA VALLEY ART GUILD 2018-2019  – SHAUNIA GRANT  JANET SWENSON SCHOLARSHIP  2019-2020 – SHAUNIA GRANT  2nd Row, Left to Right  JEAN…
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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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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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Visiting Artist, Patty Chang 9.26 6 pm

Patty Chang’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 Visiting Artist Fund. Patty Chang is an artist working…
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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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Kicking off the Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Visiting Artist, Liz Shores

Liz Shore is not unfamiliar with this area, having received her MFA from University of New Mexico. She is a true interdisciplinary artist working with scientists and lawyers to create work in what has been written as a “fast-paced praxis of call and response”. The goal of Liz Shores’ collective or LLC is to put…
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Vivien B. Head Goes to Brittany Chavez

Brittany Chavez will be receiving $4,750 Vivien B. Head Scholarship for the 2019 – 2020 academic aid year. The Vivien B. Head Scholarship is available to students in the Theatre, Music and Art Departments. Students must write an essay on Free Enterprise and submit two letters of recommendations as part of the application process. Ms. Chavez is finishing…
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Congratulations Go Out to Our Spring 2019 Graduates and Undergraduates!

Congratulations to our students who recently graduated from NMSU this Spring 2019. Pictured here are Some of our MFA and MA students, undergraduates and for the first time, Ammu Devasthali is up on the stage serving in her new role as a Regent for our University. Go Aggies!    

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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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Visiting Artist Program Presents Cedra Wood Lecture April 4th

NMSU Department of Art welcomes Cedra Wood and Christopher Baldwin to the NMSU Main campus on April 4th.  Cedra Wood who is from Albuquerque, is currently  an artist-in-resident at the internationally known Roswell Artist in Residency program in Roswell, NM. She will give a talk about her work at 5:15 on Thursday, April 4th in…
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