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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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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Visiting Artist Series Welcomes Guest Artist, Joseph Qwist

Joseph Qwist is currently in residency at the Roswell Artist in Residence program and will be visiting our campus on Wednesday, Feb. 27th.  His lecture will be given in room 209 in the Center for the Arts Building located on the corner of Espina and University.  Joseph Qwist comes from a family of artists and…
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Alumna Madison Manning Exhibiting in Lesbian Matters: Solo Show, Brooklyn, NY

LESBIAN MATTERS: SOLO SHOW February 9th – April 3rd Trestle Gallery, 850 3rd Avenue, Suite 411, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY Gallery Hours -Wednesday and Friday 1:30 – 6:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 12:00 – 6:00pm Show by Phoenix Lindsey-Hall, curated by Jesse Bandler Firestone. Description: Lesbian Matters is a participatory art project that explores the personal…
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Spring Visiting Artist Series Opens with Larry Bob Phillips

Please join us on campus in welcoming Larry Phillips as our first visiting artist to lecture about his work.  Larry is originally from Albuquerque, but right now he’s spending his time at the Roswell Artist in Resident program where he gets to focus on his studio practice. These lectures are free and open to the…
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