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Work in Progress with Jared Tso

Work in Progress with Jared Tso

Jared Tso (Diné), who teaches ceramics and makes pottery from the road, is a rising star in the world of Indigenous pottery. During my pottery classes at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, I admired Jared Tso’s pottery—with its beautiful curvature and...

Printmaker grad’s work reflects immigrant reality

Printmaker grad’s work reflects immigrant reality

By Mary Beth King Printmaker Juana Estrada Hernandez moved to the United States from Mexico when she was a child. Her artwork reflects her culture and status as a participant in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, part of the first wave of...

We Are Here

We Are Here

We Are Here, Artist presentations & exhibition featuring the UNM BAIA Capstone 2021 students Alex GalindoAmber CarrilloFlannery CowanMatthew Hickel Celebrate the capstone projects of the Fall 2021 BAIA Graduating students.  The BAIA is an undergraduate degree in...

Call for Submissions: Chamisa

Call for Submissions: Chamisa

Chamisa: A Journal of Literary, Performance, and Visual Arts of the Greater Southwest, Southwest Hispanic Research Institute, and The University of New Mexico Volume Two: Women in the Southwest Call for Submissions When we consider the diverse communities located in...

Daily Lobo 2021 Photo Contest

Daily Lobo 2021 Photo Contest

The Daily Lobo is now accepting submissions for our 2021 Photography Contest. No matter your genre — landscape, portrait, still-life, photojournalism, etc. — we want to see your photos! Send your best picture to our photo editor for your chance to be published in the...

John Phillip Abbott opens a solo show

John Phillip Abbott opens a solo show

John Phillip Abbott opens a solo show John Abbott is an Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing with UNM Department of Art. Abbott’s current exhibition, Wishing Like a Mountain, runs February 4—March 20, 2021, at Baronian Xippas in Brussels, as well as a piece in...

Undergraduate Juried Show Winners

Undergraduate Juried Show Winners

Each spring the Art Department sponsors an Undergrad Juried Art Show. This year’s juror was Rene Palomares, an Albuquerque Public School Art teacher and a current UNM MFA student in Art Education. Mr. Palomares selected the exhibition pieces submitted by undergraduate...

Announcing the 2019-2020 Fulcrum Fund Recipients

Announcing the 2019-2020 Fulcrum Fund Recipients

Two former UNM MFA grads of our Experimental Art and Technology are 2019-2020 Fulcrum Fund Recipients! The Fulcrum Fund, now in its fourth year, is a grant program developed and administered by 516 ARTS as a partner in the Regional Regranting Program of The Andy...

Because It’s Time: Unraveling Race and Place in NM

Because It’s Time: Unraveling Race and Place in NM

Because It’s Time: Unraveling Race and Place in NM examines race and identity in New Mexico and is a space for artistic expression that grapples with the complexities of who we are, how we are understood, and how that impacts the way we live (or don’t) in a variety of places.

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• All students must be admitted to the University, whether as an incoming freshman, transfer student, or non-degree student. Apply online through the Admissions Department at UNM

•After meeting all CFA admission requirements, students must apply to become a declared major.

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The College of Fine Arts Student Success & Advisement Center is committed to serve the UNM community with compassion, guidance, and respect as we promote academic excellence.

To speak with a CFA advisor, please call (505) 277-4817.

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