DMV

Erasing borders through art near Korea's demilitarized zone

June 14, 2018

As he’s done so many times before, George Rivera will pack up 117 pieces of art into a suitcase and board a plane heading to a place where rifles can seem more common than paintbrushes.

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Wave of good will and art helps heal flood-ravaged Jamestown

April 20, 2018

Artists, engineers, designers, chefs, elementary school students and teachers do not often work together. But Martha Russo, art instructor at the University of Colorado Boulder, has found a way to get all sorts of people involved in a public art project centered on building a picnic table.

Yazzie

Printmaker finds inspiration in students, global connections

Nov. 1, 2017

It’s been many years since Melanie Yazzie made the painting that set the course of her career. But the CU Boulder professor vividly remembers the joy she felt the day she painted a blue elephant.

POD

Professors of distinction discuss distinguished careers

Oct. 5, 2017

Newly minted professors of distinction have notable expertise in artists’ personas, natural-language technology, classic poems and climate-change education, and on Sept. 21, they offered a public overview of their work.

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Newly minted professors of distinction to be celebrated

Sept. 1, 2017

In Sept. 21 event professors of art and art history, classics, geography and linguistics will deliver lectures on their areas of expertise.

Wolfe and his Art

Soon-to-be centenarian artist is still high on his work

July 7, 2017

Art and Art History Department celebrates the life, work and hundredth birthday of one of its formative faculty members; exhibition of Lynn R. Wolfe’s work runs from July 7 to Aug. 31.

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'Heart Mapping' talk highlights map exhibition

May 11, 2017

A gallery talk and reception for Yazzie will take place May 19 at 3 p.m. in the Earth Sciences and Map Library. Visiting artist Faith McManus, art teacher at Northtec Education Institute in Northland, New Zealand, will be joining Yazzie in discussing “Heart Mapping: Indigenous Perspectives on Land.”

Marina

CU scholar, fine artist finds new ways to put her mark on the world

April 20, 2017

Marina Kassianidou, who is "obsessed by the idea of marking,' has received the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant.

Laura

Coinciding exhibitions transform Visual Arts Complex into fine arts gallery for one afternoon

April 4, 2017

The CU Visual Arts Complex will join its neighboring CU Art Museum and Boulder’s Open Studios in hosting a unique joint showcase of two annual Art and Art History Department events: The King Exhibition and Emerging Artists Open Studios.

Dickey

Ceramics grad program ranked fifth in the nation

Sept. 13, 2016

The graduate ceramics program at CU Boulder is ranked fifth in the nation, up from eighth last year, in US News and World Report’s Best Graduate Schools 2017. It is one of eight university programs to be ranked in the top 10 graduate specialty programs nationwide, but it is the only one of the CU Boulder group to hail from the arts and humanities.

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