Arts at UNC Blog
Alumni Feature: Yamuna Meleth
UNC Opera Theatre alum Yamuna Meleth stars as Annu, the sister of Mukhtar Mai, in Opera Ithaca’s new production Thumbprint – a contemporary opera inspired by the true story and heroic fight of Mukhtar Mai, the first female victim of gang rape to bring her male attackers to justice in Pakistan. In lieu of a financial settlement, Mai requested the construction of schools for girls, that through education they may be freed of the humiliation of signing their name only with their thumbprint.
November 22, 2016
Anna Ursyn’s Art Work Travels to the Moon!
Congratulations to Art & Design professor Anna Ursyn on having her art chosen for the MoonArk, part of the Moon Arts project set up by Carnegie Mellon University as the first collaborative mission of this kind involving several universities and organizations. Her piece, entitled “Swarm,” will literally travel to the Moon in a capsule aboard a NASA lunar lander!
October 04, 2016
Abby Einer’s Art Work Accepted in National Juried Exhibition
Congratulations to Abby Einer for successfully submitting her ceramics work to the national juried exhibition Material Mugs: Irons in the Fire. The exhibition will be held September 1 - 30, 2016, at Companion Gallery in Humboldt, TN.
August 16, 2016
Alumni Feature: Brielle Frost Joins UNTRGV Faculty
UNC School of Music grad Brielle Frost has been appointed as a Lecturer at University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley in Brownsville, Texas.
August 11, 2016
Art Alum Wins Grant for Professional Studio
School of Art and Design graduate Helen Villarreal recently received an individual artist grant from Arts Alive, a program of the Community Foundation serving Greeley and Weld County. The grant, totaling over $3400, will allow Villarreal to fund all equipment needs for a fully functioning ceramics studio.
August 01, 2016
Nick Carlson Wins Second Place in International Computer Graphics Competition
Art and Design student Nick Carlson has won second place in the 2016 SpaceTime Juried International Student Poster Competition, hosted by ACM SIGGRAPH, the leading professional conference for Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques.
June 13, 2016