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Recent News

MFA Alumna Clare Benson 2014-15 Fulbright Scholar

Art MFA alumna, Clare Benson, has been selected for a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Sweden. She will join over 100,000 Fulbright U.S. Student Program alumni who have undertaken grants since the program began in 1948.  Congratulations, Clare!

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Photo Professor, Taylor announced as participant in SITE Santa Fe Biennial, with Marcos Ramírez ERRE

Photography Professor, David Taylor and 2013-2014 VASE lecturer, Marcos Ramírez ERRE are among the 45 artists who will be participating in the SITE Santa Fe summer biennial. After a two-year biennial hiatus, SITE is relaunching its signature exhibition this July with a new format that focuses entirely on artists from the Western Hemisphere. Titled “SITElines: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas,” the new biennial will tackle a different theme each year and this year’s is “Unsettled Landscapes.”

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UA Visual Communications Professors and Student honored with UCDA Award

Ground|Water: The Art, Design and Science of a Dry River designed by UA School of Art Visual Communication Professors, Ellen McMahon, Kelly Leslie, and then MFA candidate, Jonathan Black, was named "Best in Show." Ground|Water also received the "Gold Award" in the Book Category and one of three "Judge's Awards." It is in the permanent collection of the UCDA.

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School of Art Professor, Dr. Widdifield co-awarded prestigious ACLS Fellowship

Professor of Art History, Dr. Stacie G. Widdifield and Dr. Jeffrey M. Banister (Assistant Research Social Scientist and Assistant Editor at the Southwest Center; Assistant Professor in the School of Geography and Development, SBS) were awarded a prestigious American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Research Fellowship for their project on The Visual Culture of Water in Early 20th Century Mexico. Congratulations Dr. Widdifield!

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Upcoming Events

The Give and Take, Bauer and Potter

Venue Joseph Gross Gallery

May 28, 2014 - August 29, 2014

The Give and Take, Bauer and Potter event image Closing Reception: Friday, August 29, 2014 from 5:30 -7pm. The Give and Take, explores the psychological and emotional responses to the material of the pop culture lexicon. Both Bauer and Potter adapt, appropriate, alter and excavate our shared public domain in an attempt to decode how we attach meaning to the iconography of our culture.