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.

Allyson Burbeck with mural

Street art portrays Denver’s Chicana/o culture

Aug. 19, 2020

Allyson Burbeck has long been interested in graffiti and street art. She wrote her undergraduate thesis on graffiti art in 1980s New York. So, it wasn’t a surprise that the robust graffiti and street art scene in Denver drew her to CU Boulder for a master’s degree in art history.

Gladys Preciado

Gladys Preciado: Antiracist Practice Beyond the Museum’s Walls

July 16, 2020

Gladys Preciado is an educator for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Maya Mobile Program. She teaches Mesoamerican art, history and culture to seventh graders within the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). She holds a master’s degree in Art and Art History from the University of Colorado Boulder.

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.

Elspeth Schulze

CU Boulder artist accepted into Tulsa Artist Fellowship program

June 11, 2020

Elspeth Schulze, sculptor, ceramicist and installation artist, was selected out of more than 1,200 applicants. Schulze innovatively modifies found materials into works of art that provide both entrancing visuals and layered meanings. In her world, the ordinary transforms into the exotic.

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.