Megan O'Grady

Critic, essayist aims to bridge the art divide

Dec. 16, 2020

Newest member of the art and art history faculty, a New York Times critic and essayist, hopes to forge a path between the creator and the analyst

Yumi Janairo Roth artwork

Yumi Janairo Roth: Artists As Citizens

Dec. 11, 2020

The works in the exhibition Citizenship: A Practice of Society exemplify how artists act as citizens. The exhibit features five new commissions approaching issues that have become more pressing this year: voter registration, native lands, access to information, legislation on citizenship and human connection. One of these, “Property Rights” by Yumi Janairo Roth, is the artist’s exploration of how our image of public land and the American West is built, maintained, accessed, controlled and delineated.

The Native Guide Project by Anna Tsouhlarakis

CU professor Anna Tsouhlarakis awarded Creative Capital art grant

Dec. 9, 2020

Assistant Professor in Foundations, Anna Tsouhlarakis, is a 2021 recipient of a prestigious Creative Capital award. Her project, "Indigenous Absurdities" challenges and stretches the boundaries of aesthetic and conceptual expectations to reclaim Native identity through video, performance, photography, and installation.

Erika Osborne, Mapping Bodily Connections: Juniper – Cedar Mesa, UT, 2012

How do you make invisible ecological disaster visible?

Sept. 24, 2020

Ecological disasters often harm the most vulnerable people, animals and ecosystems, and yet this unequally distributed damage remains insufficiently seen, realized and discussed, a group of scholars at the University of Colorado Boulder contends.

Jasmine Baetz talking

Los Seis de Boulder sculpture to remain at CU as part of university archives

Sept. 16, 2020

The Los Seis de Boulder sculpture installed on the CU Boulder campus last year will remain at CU as part of the permanent collection in the University Libraries’ Special Collections, Archives and Preservation department, the university announced today.

Anna Tsouhlarakis

New CU Boulder prof is challenging audiences’ expectations of Native American art

Sept. 11, 2020

Faculty member aims to help Native American art evolve. For University of Colorado Boulder art professor Anna Tsouhlarakis, creating art was never something she envisioned as a profession.

Portrait of Dominic Chambers in the artist’s studio in New Haven, CT. Photo by Bek Andersen. Courtesy of the artist and Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City.

How to Do a Virtual Studio Visit with an Artist

June 30, 2020

Artists share their tips on how to make a virtual studio visit an engaging success.

Raven Hopgood

Addison Scholarship winner says award comes at just the right time

May 21, 2020

For Raven Hopgood, an incoming art practices major, the award validates her dedication to pursuing the arts

A still of a cankerworm from Espelie's film Beyond Expression Bright. Credit: Erin Espelie, CU Boulder

CU Boulder team awarded Mellon grant for environmental futures seminar

Nov. 13, 2019

In fall 2020 and spring 2021, the project team of Erin Espelie (assistant professor of cinema studies and critical media practices and co-director of the NEST Studio for the Arts), Brianne Cohen (assistant professor of art and art history), Andrew Cowell (professor of linguistics), and Lori Peek (professor of sociology and director of the Natural Hazards Center) will host a graduate seminar, bringing together dozens of university participants, as well as national and international keynote speakers, visiting artists and a postdoctoral student.

MRS Sculpture Residency

Mountain art residency attracts participants like moths to a flame

Aug. 31, 2019

New program aims to promote cross-disciplinary research between art and science, and to support new creative works