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School of Art and Design

Helen Villarreal Ceramics

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. [READ FULL POST]

Nick Carlson, International Computer Graphics Award

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. [READ FULL POST]

Annual Student Exhibition 2016

This year’s Juried Student Show is a collection of student artwork chosen by juror Courtney Lane Stell, founding executive director and chief curator of Black Cube, a nomadic art museum. The exhibition features student work including printmaking, drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, graphic design, digital art, and photography. [READ FULL POST]

Longshadow: Shyra DeSouza

Longshadow is a collection of mini installations of interior home spaces that emphasize the monumental, curio cabinet, or trophy-like relationship to kitsch items. Each contains a combination of assembled objects, as well as elaborate, serpentine objects created by the artist. Other small items are incorporated in an unnervingly awkward and sparse way. Complex layered shadows create an abstraction of the forms, enabling the viewer to see many angles/perspectives at once. [READ FULL POST]