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

Mikey Yates paintings

Annual CU Boulder exhibition celebrates student art online

April 14, 2020

As global pandemics and public art exhibitions are not terribly compatible, last week, the Department of Art and Art History Department at the University of Colorado Boulder launched its annual King Exhibition online instead of in a gallery. The digital exhibit, which is the department’s yearly opportunity to celebrate student work, features artwork made by more than 60 undergraduate and graduate students.

Red Grooms, American b.1937, Subway, 1986, 3-D color lithograph

Persuasion is focus of wide-ranging art exhibition

Feb. 5, 2020

In the Persuasive Prints exhibition at the CU Art Museum, prints gathered from the museum’s collection, augmented with loans from CU University Library’s Special Collections, show how artists and printmakers have combined images, text and artistic techniques to persuade viewers. Curated by graduate students in the museum’s practicum seminar, the diverse Persuasive Prints exhibition brings together 35 engravings, etchings, lithographs and woodcuts created from the 1500s to today.

Francoise Duressé-Stimilli’s (Déesse’s) “HERMAFRODEK

World wild web: Dairy’s digital-driven exhibit ‘Brutal Realities’ challenges world perceptions

Jan. 24, 2020

Varied art by CU’s TECHNE Lab affiliates will on display at the Dairy Center for 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

Ellie Marcotte painting a mural

Painting magnificant murals in CU Boulder's new aerospace building

Aug. 23, 2019

Stroke by stroke, two large murals are adding an eruption of color and expression to the new Aerospace Engineering Sciences Building at the University of Colorado Boulder. One is being done by a CU Boulder student, Ellie Marcotte, an art practices senior.

community members making the artwork Los Seis

A place for ‘Los Seis’

Aug. 19, 2019

CU Boulder grad student, community members, survivors, create mosaic to memorialize Chicano activists killed in 1974

Jeanne Quinn

Meet Jeanne Quinn, the newly appointed chair of CU Boulder’s Department of Art & Art History

Aug. 15, 2019

From working as a line cook to apprenticing with a violin maker, University of Colorado Boulder ceramics Professor Jeanne Quinn has never followed a straight path but is thrilled to draw upon her diverse experiences as the Department of Art & Art History’s newly appointed chair.

Jasmine Baetz

Marking Space for Los Seis de Boulder

Aug. 15, 2019

This collaborative project is part of a larger project that surrounds a public art sculpture to commemorate the activism of the Chicano Student Movement, during which Los Seis, as they became known, were killed in two separate and unexplained car bombs on May 27 and 29, 1974.