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Innovative Collaboration Produces a New Play Festival
Innovative Collaboration Produces a New Play Festival The UNM Department of Theatre and Dance has partnered with the University of Memphis Department of Theatre and Dance to create Escape: A New Play Festival. Students from the UNM MFA Dramatic Writing Program worked...
UNM Theatre Debuts New Play by Gregory S. Moss
UNM Theatre Debuts New Play by Gregory S. Moss Gregory S Moss read Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein back in high school, like most high school students. But for Moss, Frankenstein was not a story we read once, wrote a paper on, and then briefly forgot about until the many...
Department of Art Associate Professor Meggan Gould has won a George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship
Department of Art Associate Professor Meggan Gould has won a George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship to support work on a new photographic project, entitled: Photography After Photography: A Reckoning. The Howard Foundation awarded 9 fellowships of...
UNM Business School, Film Department launch MBA for Professionals in Film and Digital Arts
By Anna Dykeman The University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management has partnered with the UNM Film & Digital Arts Department to provide a new MBA track focused on film and digital arts beginning in August 2022. The MBA for Professionals program, which also...
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...
Linnell Festival of New Plays features three new works by graduating UNM playwrights
The University of New Mexico Department of Theatre and Dance presents three works by graduating playwrights of the MFA Dramatic Writing Program. Linnell Festival of New Plays, under artistic director, Gregory S. Moss, takes place February 9-13 at The Experimental...
UNM Director of Ticketing, Leason Cherry dies
Director of UNM Ticketing, Leason Cherry died unexpectedly on Friday, Nov. 26. Cherry was a valued member of the University's Institutional Support Services (ISS) team since 2002 and became the director of UNM Ticketing in 2019. He was 41. A resident of Jarales, N.M.,...
Dr. Maxine Thévenot selected to participate in the Jeanne Demessieux Centennial Tribute
Dr. Maxine Thévenot, Instructor of Organ, here at the UNM Department of Music, was one of 14 women organists selected to participate in the Jeanne Demessieux Centennial Tribute. To commemorate the virtuoso French organist, Jeanne Demissieux. Dr. Thévenot was selected...
Alonso-Minutti receives prize for ‘Voces del desierto’ composition
Alonso-Minutti receives prize for 'Voces del desierto' composition Ana Alonso-Minutti, associate professor of Music and faculty affiliate of the Latin American and Iberian Institute at The University of New Mexico, was recently awarded the biennial 2021 Robert M....
The UNM Department of Theatre & Dance Presents Linnell Festival of New Plays Fall Reading Series
The UNM Department of Theatre & Dance Presents Linnell Festival of New Plays Fall Reading Series October 22-24, 2021 Experimental “X" Theatre | Admission FREE The Linnell Festival Fall Reading Series presents exciting new plays by writers in UNM’s MFA Dramatic...
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...
Fine Arts Proudly Hosts AIDS Memorial Quilt Panels for World AIDS Day
In June 1987, a group of strangers in San Francisco gathered to remember the names and lives of their loved ones that they feared history would forget.
Fine Arts Faculty and Alum Secure Fulcrum Grant Awards
Professor Ray Hernández-Durán and BFA Joanna Keane Lopez among those receiving project funding from the 516 ARTS partnered grant program
Watch: Arts Unexpected 2017
featuring over 250+ artists and performers, the 5th annual Arts Unexpected festival is a student-organized pop-up art festival which showcases the CFA’s talents.
Watch: Jami Porter Lara Exhibits at The National Museum for Women in the Arts
Jami Porter Lara discusses the importance of the arts, her time at UNM, and how she uses a 2000-year-old ceramic process to connect the past and present in Border Crossing
A Farewell to Winds: An Interview with Keith Lemmons
Keith Lemmons has been teaching music here at UNM since 1984. Retiring this spring, the former UNM Teacher of the Year discusses a prodigious career in music, and his farewell UNM performance
Meow Wolf Slays the Santa Fe Art Scene with Support from UNM Artists
As Meow Wolf gains national attention and accolades, current and former Lobos say they are thankful to be a part of this unprecedented arts and entertainment experience.
Watch: John Marchiando – The Trumpet Virtuoso
Praised as one of the finest trumpeters of his generation, UNM’s John Marchiando is the assistant professor of trumpet at The University of New Mexico
Watch: Jim Stone – A Story in a Snapshot
As a professor of photography in one of the highest ranked programs in the United States, Jim Stone has helped put UNM’s photography program in the national spotlight…He uses his snapshots to tell stories, in an unprecedented way
Watch: Nathaniel Gutierrez – Messing With Your Perception
UNM’s Nathaniel Gutierrez’ visual interpretations of the world around him allows him to create an augmented reality on sculptures, objects and buildings
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