Art MFA Alumnus Jonny Black and his long-time business partner Richard Roche just launched a new portfolio site – castirondesign.com – with a bunch of new projects.Read More
Art Professor Creates New World of AwarenessRead More
Sheila received the Purchase Prize for her intaglio “All Fours” from Notre Dame at the University of Maryland's 25th Annual Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition. It is in the permanent collection of the University of Maryland.Read More
Frank Gohlke’s photograph is unique in depicting an element in the landscape that might not immediately be recognized as a human intervention, interjecting ambiguity between the natural and the manmade. Visit SiteSantaFe.org for more information.Read More
"UA professor photographs border markers in 'life-changing' journey." TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - David Taylor knows the obelisks that mark the U.S.-Mexico border well. In fact, he knows the locations of all 276...Read More
"The Designers Who Mediate Our Experience of the World Should Probably Get Out More", October 9, 2014 (click here to view at HuffingtonPost.com).Read More
The School of Art is conducting a national search for a Director. Please visit https://www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=213622 to apply, and feel free to share with interested colleagues.Read More
The Documented Border: Exhibit & Digital Archive, Opening Event: Wed, Oct 8 from 6:30-8:30pm, free and open to the public, Special Collections, UA Main Library, 1510 E University Blvd
Associate Professor, Lawrence Gipe's drawings are on exhibit from Oct 3 - Dec 19, 2014. http://vimeo.com/106981990Read More
Take a look at the recent work of our Art & Visual Culture Education faculty members!Read More
AVCE PhD student Becky Black is presenting a paper, "Stylistic Confusion: The Best of Interwar British Art" at the 3rd Annual Society for Paragone Studies Conference this September (18-20) in Quebec City, Canada.
She is also lead researcher and an assistant curator for the upcoming exhibit, The Seigler Chronicles: Life as a Ringling Brothers, Barnum, and Bailey Circus Designer, 1956-1959. The exhibit will be held at the O’Kane Gallery on the campus of the University of Houston-Downtown in Houston, Texas from October 23-December18, 2014.Read More
The Book Art Collective, an ASUA club, will be meeting the 1st Wednesday of every month @ 5:30 pm. Please come if you are interested in Artist’s Books, making books, and anything related to the book. The meetings will be at the Book Art and Letterpress Lab, 1035 Mabel. Just two blocks north of Speedway between Park and Freemont. (Entrance is on the backside of the building.)
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School of Art MFA graduate student Carolina Kitagawa has been named a 2014 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Honorable Mention by the International Sculpture Center, and will be featured in the October 2014 issue of Sculpture magazine, as well as at www.sculpture.org.Read More
The School of Art has benefited from Rombach's generosity in many ways, not least of which was the establishment of the Lionel Rombach Gallery, which is used for the exhibition of student work.Read More
Associate Professor of Photography, Sama Alshaibi's contributions to the anthology of essays and artworks, We Are Iraqis: Aesthetics and Politics in A Time of War, edited by Dr. Nadje Al-Ali and Deborah Al-Najjar include the essay "A Tale of Two Exiles" as well as several artworks from her projects "Between Two Rivers" and "In This Garden". The anthology has been awarded the Non-Fiction prize by the 2014 Arab American Book Prize.Read More
School of Art Photography Professor, David Taylor and fellow artist, Marcos Ramírez ERRE are collaborating on a project that is taking them across the western United States, marking the 1821 border between the US and Mexico.
BlouinArtInfo.com: Pushing Boundaries: SITE Santa Fe’s Reimagined Biennial
Wyoming Public Media: Artists Trace U.S.-Mexico Border Through Wyoming
School of Art PhD student Mary Statzer was quoted in the New York Times article "Using a Camera to Make More Than Memories". Mary is editor of the forthcoming book, The Photographic Object 1970 due out in the fall. She also recently published a piece in Aperture, "Mary Statzer on Photography into Sculpture, New York, 1970".Read More
School of Art, Art and Visual Culture Education PhD Candidate, Shana Cinquemani's May 2014 article published in Art Eucation, "'I Look Cool; He's Dead Now': Reconsidering Children's Violent Play Art" about simulated violence in young students' artwork was featured in Education Week.
Click here for a link to both acticles, at edweek.org.Read More
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!Read More
School of Art Professor, Gary Setzer interviewed on Burnaway.org, highlighting his upcoming two-month performance tour featuring his layered work The Black Tongue Lexicon, which incorporates sound, performance, and music with video projections.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
School of Art photography Professor, David Taylor participating in international exhibition, "Border Cultures: Part Two (work, labour)" at AGW, as part of the Border Cultures 2013-15 exhibition series.Read More
Renowned landscape photographer and School of Art Photography Professor, Frank Gohlke, will photograph the world's last wild apple forests in Kazakhstan, a once-in-a-lifetime project made possible by a Fulbright Scholar grant.Read More
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Venue Center for Creative Photography
October 1, 2014 - May 1, 2015
Home/Land: Visual Art in the North American Borderlands. In this first year of this two-part series internationally recognized artists and scholars will address diverse aesthetic responses to contemporary relations between Mexico, the United States and Canada. Examining issues such as location, territory, human rights, and environmental politics within the richness of aesthetic experience, speakers will demonstrate how art practice and scholarship can produce critical awareness in a transnational age.
Venue Lionel Rombach Gallery
November 5, 2014 - December 10, 2014
Reception: Thursday, November 6th, 3-5pm. This year's Fall 2014 BFA graduating students will be showcasing their work in the Lionel Rombach Gallery at the School of Art. Come support our soon-to-be alumni!
Venue Joseph Gross Gallery
November 19, 2014 - January 29, 2015
Artist Talk and Reception: Nov 20, 2014, 5pm -7pm | Mark Mulroney describes his process of creating the site-specific installation, Something’s Dripping, as similar to writing a screenplay for a 1980s sitcom. Recognizable characters inhabit his subversive Disney-like world, but they are teased into a bizarre Saturday morning cartoon. Mulroney’s paintings, drawings, and sculptural works within Something’s Dripping illustrate a pubescent threshold between innocence and the loss of incorruptibility.