Andy Shaw Wins Lautsch Family Award of Excellence at 2014 Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

LSU ceramics professor Andy Shaw received the Lautsch Family Award of Excellence in the 48th Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition, held from July 9–13 in State College, Pennsylvania. The jurors for this year’s event were Garth Johnson, Philadelphia, PA; Martin Heavner, Ijamsville, MD; Janice Lessman-Moss, Kent, OH; Rebecca Thornburgh, Philadelphia, [...]

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Alumnus Chad Danos Named President-Elect of ASLA

LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture alumnus Chad D. Danos, FASLA (BLA, 1990) was elected 2015 president-elect by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Danos is the director of landscape architecture for Duplantis Design Group, PC, a multidisciplinary firm with four offices in Louisiana and offices in Houston, Dallas, and Atlanta. Previously, Danos [...]

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Word Stuff, an Exhibition of Works on Paper

Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge Firehouse Gallery Word Stuff by Chelsea Ramirez and Jamie Kutner July 14 – 31, 2014 Opening reception: Friday, July 18, 6-8 p.m. Baton Rouge, LA.— The Firehouse Gallery at the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge presents the exhibition Word Stuff by artists Chelsea Ramirez and Jamie Kutner. The exhibition will [...]

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Kelli Scott Kelley Awarded the 2014 Michael Crespo Visual Artist Fellowship

Kelli Scott Kelley, professor of painting & drawing at the LSU School of Art, has been awarded the 2014 Michael Crespo Visual Artist Fellowship, administered through the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. The $5,000 fellowship is intended to recognize the quality and breadth of work by a visual artist who has established his or [...]

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Marsha Cuddeback Appointed to NCIDQ Champion Task Force

Ruth Z. McCoy Professor of Interior Design Marsha Cuddeback has been appointed to the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Champion Task Force. NCIDQ is the global leader in establishing standards of competence for interior design/interior architecture professionals. The independent, nonprofit organization protects public health, safety, and welfare by identifying interior designers who have the [...]

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A Donor’s Story: The Thomas Byron Smith Memorial Scholarship

Martha Richard never attended LSU, but she recognizes how the university has impacted her life. Richard said her late first husband, architect T. Byron Smith, came from a middle-class background, “but LSU enabled him to do so many things. He accomplished so much in his lifetime that I felt he would want me to give [...]

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