Painting of a ship in front of an iceberg

Documenting Change: Our Climate (Past, Present, Future)

Documenting Change: Our Climate (Past, Present, Future) February 7—July 20, 2019 Documenting Change: Our Climate (Past, Present, Future) considers how our observation of natural worlds is influenced by measures of time and representations of form. From the tectonic to the technological, from the single-celled to the systemic, environments exist in...
Installation image

OBJECT:COLOR

OBJECT:COLOR March—September, 2019 OBJECT:COLOR brings together seven artists’ works that are unified by the use of basic compositional elements—line, shape, and color—to influence the viewer’s experience of the artworks’ physical limits and their relationship to surrounding space. These artworks pay attention to elements and materials of composition that are often...
Spring 2019 MFA

Spring 2019 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

Featuring artists: Frank Graham, Ben Hernstrom, Jodi Holmes, Dakota Nanton
Detail of a Broken Treaty Quilt

Its Honor Is Hereby Pledged: Gina Adams

Its Honor Is Hereby Pledged: Gina Adams June 6–November 2, 2019 Its Honor Is Hereby Pledged: Gina Adams brings together four installations in which Adams addresses the complicated history and present-day relevance of treaties negotiated between the United States government and indigenous peoples. Drawing from her Ojibwa, Lakota and European...
Japanese woodblock print

Body Language: Picturing People

Body Language: Picturing People July 18, 2019 —June 2020 This exhibition considers how the pose, the gesture and the body in motion are used by artists to convey meaning. Figural artworks from the CU Art Museum’s collection are brought into conversation across cultural geographies and historical eras. Whether in presenting...