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Master of Fine Arts
Virtual Thesis Exhibition
Spring 2021

Cali M. Banks
Samantha Bares
Joelle Cicak
William Dalton Frizzell
Emily Irvin
Shelby McAuliffe
Emily Van Loan
Mikey Yates

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Spring 2021 Master of Fine Arts
Candidates Conversations

Virtual conversations with University of Colorado Boulder Master of Fine Arts candidates and Arielle M. Myers.

Wednesday, May 12, 6:00—7:00 p.m.
Registration is required.
Featuring: Cali Banks, Emily Irvin, Chelsea Taylor and Emily Van Loan

Wednesday, May 19, 6:00—7:00 p.m.
Registration is required.
Fearturing: Joelle Cicak, Dalton Frizzell, Dallas Guffey and Shelby MacAuliffe

Wednesday, May 26, 6:00—7:00 p.m.
Registration is required.
Featuring: Alejandra Abad, Sam Bares, Robert Martin and Mikey Yates

Arielle M. Myers is a curator based in Taos, New Mexico and Denver, Colorado. Arielle earned her Master's degree in Art History from the University of Colorado Boulder. She is a founding member of Union Hall, a non-profit arts exhibition space supporting emerging artists in the Union Station neighborhood of Denver, where she continues to hold the position of Chief Curator. In 2020, she relocated to Taos and opened The Valley, a contemporary art gallery presenting exhibitions of emerging and early career artists both local and national.

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Bryon Lee Allison | Anne Feller | Dilara Miller | Audra Smith | Madison Warp

The King Awards

Eileen Roscina | Xiaoxiao Strong | Amy Hoagland | Shloka Dhar | Emily Van Loan | Maren Curtis

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Summer Classes 2021

Earn the credit you need during the summer to keep advancing your degree. Maymester: May 10-May 27 \ Session A: June 1-July 2 \ Session B: July 6-August 6

Art & Art History in the News

Sama Alshaibi

MFA Alumna Sama Alshaibi Wins Prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

Sama Alshaibi talks about her experience in the MFA program at the University of Colorado Boulder and her upcoming 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship. Landing in Colorado just months before 9-11 Sama Alshaibi, an Iraqi immigrant, found her world forever changed. Looking for opportunities to make work about the complex history of the US Middle East relationship, CU Boulder’s Department of Art & Art History became a home for her creativity to thrive. Read more
Amy Hoagland

Master of Fine Arts Program Ranked 23rd in the Nation

"It's a real testament to the excellent work of our faculty, staff, and students done across all of our disciplines that we've sustained this national ranking." says Yumi Janairo Roth, Chair of the Art & Art History Department, CU Boulder. The University of Colorado Boulder Graduate Fine Art program, has been ranked 23rd in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report's rankings. Read more

Sweet Gig

As a CU undergrad, Jessica Dee Sawyer (ArtHist’03) studied the bold black lines of Piet Mondrian and Wassily Kandinsky’s striking use of color. When it came time to redesign the logo and packaging for Smarties, the beloved crunchy candy pellets that have remained unchanged since the 1950s, Jessica tapped into her background as an art history major. Read more
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