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laurel street firehouse

William Doran Partners with MCRA to Make Historic Firehouse an Active Part of Mid City Community

Historic Laurel Street Firehouse Revitalization Starts with Free Coffee Mornings on the Front Porch In spring of 2015, ownership of one of the oldest fire stations in Baton Rouge was transferred to local non-profit Mid…

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Richard Doubleday Leads Graphic Design Workshop in Nanjing, China

  In May and June 2015, the Design College of the Nanjing University of the Arts hosted a workshop led by international designer and educator Richard B. Doubleday, assistant professor of graphic design at…

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LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio Teams Up with Moffatt & Nichol and West 8 to Win Global Design Competition

Designs Offer Solutions to Rebuild Mississippi River Delta, Protect Communities and Industries The international Changing Course design competition announced its winning teams and the teams’ 100-year visions for restoring and sustaining the Mississippi River Delta…

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Harper Hicks Bateman, BArch 2000: The Aviation Architect

LSU School of Architecture alumna Harper Hicks Bateman grew up around planes; her grandfather was a pilot. From a very young age, she was interested in how spaces are used—from tree houses to the…

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LSU College of Art & Design Now on Houzz

We are excited to announce the LSU College of Art & Design’s participation in the Houzz Affiliation Badge Program. Houzz has become the leading online platform for home remodeling and design. With more than…

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A painting and drawing instructor takes the studio outside to sketch in the quad.
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Sculpture Professor Malcolm McClay leads a demonstration.
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Photography seminar
Visiting artist Michael Triegel speaks to art history students in the Honors College about what it was like growing up as an artist in East Berlin.
Visiting artist Michael Triegel speaks to art history students in the Honors College about what it was like growing up as an artist in East Berlin.
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Field trip to the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans
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Painting studio
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Graphic design student sketching
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Seminar in the Digital Lab
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Professor Bruce Sharky leads landscape students outdoors.
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Architecture students volunteering for Habitat for Humanity service project
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Architecture students relaxing on the balcony of Atkinson Hall.
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Plant systems and planting design are important aspects of the landscape architecture curriculum.
Scholars can view Hill Memorial Library's rare book collection.
Scholars can view Hill Memorial Library's rare book collection.
A weekend excursion
Students studying abroad in Florence take a weekend excursion.
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Students enjoy the wind at the Cliffs of Moher during the Art in Ireland intersession program.
SNAP students visit Society for Photographic Education Conference, 2012
SNAP students attend Society for Photographic Education Conference.
Time Warp Fashion Shoot
Students can check out photography and lighting equipment at the CxC Art + Design Studio to create their own fashion shoots.
ASLA students help rebuild the Ninth Ward in New Orleans
ASLA students help rebuild the Ninth Ward in New Orleans.
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An exhibition at the LSU Glassell Gallery
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The LSU Hilltop Arboretum is a 14-acre museum of native plants.
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The CxC Art & Design Studio is equipped with a 3D scanner and 3D printer.
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Design Shop Manager Mark Shumake demonstrates 3D printing.
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A motion capture studio is located in the Art Building.
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Landscape students learn to thresh rice in China for an agricultural tourism project.
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Landscape architecture seminar
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Interior design class of 2013 visits San Francisco over spring break.
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The studio is the heart of the learning environment for design students.
lsu architecture studio project Mid City Speaks
Marcelle Carmouche writes the first comment on the feedback panel at Mid City Speaks.
The four-year Bachelor of Interior Design program starts with a first-year pre-professional curriculum.
The Bachelor of Interior Design program begins with the first-year pre-professional curriculum.
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Architecture and photography students at work on Fort Proctor preservation project
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Architecture students visit residents in Mid City Baton Rouge to collect community opinion for a project.
Professor Matt Savage's art history graduate students visit Hill Memorial Library's Special Collections.
Professor Matt Savage's art history graduate students visit Hill Memorial Library's Special Collections.
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Painting students critique each others work in studio.
lsu landscape architecture internships
While interning at RVi in Austin, landscape student Wes Gentry attended monthly design reviews, sometimes held on job sites.
lsu interior design student service learning project
Interior design students helped remodel the House of Destiny, a homeless shelter for women with physical and cognitive disabilities.
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A sculpture student, welding
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DJ Stout, graphic designer at Pentagram's Austin office, visited students and lectured at the college.
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Graduating graphic design students display their in a BFA Show at the end of their final semester.
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Visiting artist Edie Tsong's exhibit, Snow Poems, at the School of Art Glassell Gallery in downtown Baton Rouge.
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Painting studio
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A ceramics student works on a project.
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Printmaking graduate student Monet DuPlessis prepares an intaglio plate.
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French historian Marc Fumaroli lectures to art history and Honors College students.
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Sculpture students participate in an installation with visiting artist Rachel Hayes.
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Sculpture students pour bronze in the foundry.
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School of Art graduate students display their work at the end of each semester during Grad Walk.
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Graphic design graduate student work on display at Grad Walk
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Digital art student project
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Art students learn basic three-dimensional design concepts during the foundation year of study.
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A student project completed in the Art in Ireland study abroad program
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Art History Professor Matt Savage and graduate student Cody Savage on a research trip in Istanbul
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College of Art & Design commencement ceremony
LSU Art and Design School Graduation Day
93% of the interior design graduating class of May 2013 was employed by December 2013.
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School of Art Director Rod Parker awarding diplomas during commencement.
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College of Art & Design commencement ceremony
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Interior design students before commencement ceremony
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Interior Design Class of 2012
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Interior Design Class of 2015
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As principal in charge at Design Workshop Austin, Claire Hempel (BLA 02) worked on the Urban Houston Framework Plan.
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Pixar Editor Bradley Furnish, BFA '04, has worked on Toy Story 3, Brave, and the It Gets Better PSA.
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Bradley Furnish, BFA '04, recently edited the award-winning, short animation The Dam Keeper.
Joseph Givens (MA, Art History) organized a panel about the history of comic books within the Civil Rights Movement at Comic-Con International.
Joseph Givens (MA, Art History) organized a panel about the history of comic books within the Civil Rights Movement at Comic-Con International.
Richard J. Lee Elementary, Coppell, TX
As an interior designer at Stantec, Brad Robichaux, BID ’08 designed Richard J. Lee Elementary in Coppell, TX, a NetZero, LEED Gold certified project.
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Keith LeBlanc (BLA '79) is a principal of Keith LeBlanc Landscape Architecture, Inc., a design studio in Boston.
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Painting by Bridget Parris (MA/Art History; MFA/Painting&Drawing)
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Bridget Parris (MA Art History/MFA Painting & Drawing) was invited to design a self-named collection for Magenta's boutique line.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Josh Brooks (BLA '12), a project designer at the Design Workshop in Denver, worked on a site development plan for a space in Morocco.
lsu interior design alumni work
Living room designed by Rachel Cannon Lewis (BID 2004), owner of Rachel Cannon Lewis Interiors.
Rachel Cannon Lewis (BID 2004)
Rachel Cannon Lewis (BID 2004) is the owner of her own design firm and a contributing editor to House & Home magazine.
Yvonne Boudreaux BArch 2002
Yvonne Boudreaux (BArch '02) is a production designer for film, dance, and theater. She produced the documentary 61 Bullets.
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The Jeff Boss Locker Room at Tiger Stadium was renovated by alumnus Stephen Jackson (BArch '78).
lsu landscape architecture alumni
Evan Mather (BLA '93) is an independent filmmaker and landscape architect based in Los Angeles.
lsu graphic design alumni
Tal Leming (BFA 1996) was a type designer for House Industries before starting his own type foundry, Type Supply.
lsu graphic design alumni work
The Balto font family is Tal Leming's (BFA 1996) take on the classic American Gothic style.
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Harper Hicks Bateman, BArch 2000, is vice president of Corgan's Aviation Studio in Dallas.
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LSU College of Art & Design alumni at Corgan’s annual tailgate.
lsu landscape architecture alumni
Alumni Alan Mumford (BLA '82), Jim Richards (BLA '78), and Tim Orlando (BLA '83) return annually to New Orleans for a Saints football game.
lsu landscape architecture alumni trips
Professor Max Conrad led RRSLA alumni on a fieldtrip to Peru in 2012.
lsu interior design alumni work
Suzan Tillotson (BID 1981) designed the lighting at Lincoln Center Plazas.
lsu interior design alumni work
Suzan Tillotson (BID '81), principal and founder of Tillotson Design Associates, designed the lighting for the Wright at the Guggenheim.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
An aerial view of Josh Brooks's (BLA '12) plan for an area in downtown Denver.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Lewis Aqüi (BLA '88) is president, principal, and owner of LA2d in Miami.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
LA2d specializes in the creation and renovation of exquisite estates and boutique hotels throughout Florida and the Caribbean.
Adrianna Speer BFA 2012
Since graduating from LSU, Adrianna Speer (BFA '02) has studied painting in rural southern France, West Ireland, and Greece.
lsu photography alumni
Katherine Landry (BFA '04) owns her own business, Katherine Landry Photography, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and several magazines.
lsu landscape architecture alumni
Evan Mather's (BLA '93) films explore issues of landscape, place, and memory and span multiple genres including animation, documentary, and essay.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Doug Reed (BLA '78) of Reed Hilderbrand received an ASLA Honor Award for his firm's work on the Greenlee House in Dallas, Texas.
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Kurt Culbertson (BLA '76) was the lead designer and landscape architect for the Lafitte Greenway in New Orleans.
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Sunnylands Center & Gardens, designed by the Office of James Burnett (BLA '83)
Elyse Herman BArch 2010
As an intern architect at Curry Boudreaux, Elyse Herman (BArch '10) worked on renovations for Memorial Hermann Hospital.
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Alumnus Kenneth Brown, BID '95, formerly of HGTV, taught as a visiting professor at of interior design..
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Ace Torre (BLA'71) is one of the leading exhibit and zoological habitat designers in the country.
Trees of Joviation by Katie Naquin (BFA 2013), owner and instructor at 7 elements BR
Trees of Joviation by Katie Naquin (BFA 2013), owner and instructor at 7 elements BR
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Jennifer Harris Mitchell, BID '06, is an interior designer for Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects and specializes in healthcare design.
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Beverly Gaudin (BID '12) is a retail store designer for LeSportsac, an international handbag company.
lsu ceramics alumni work
Detail of Step-by-Step by ceramic artist Haejung Lee (MFA 2008)
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Taking Root by ceramic artist Haejung Lee (MFA 2008)
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Glen Boudreaux's (BID '80) work was selected as Dallas's Best by D Home magazine.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Nathan Elliott (BLA '04) is principal of the Office of James Burnett Solana Beach office. He designed Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City.
lsu school of architecture alumni
James Catalano and Adrienne Trahan (BArch '13) started their own 3D printing business, Future Factory.
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Construct, owned by architecture alumni Smith and Fess (BArch '10), has turned into a full design-build operation.
lsu painting and drawing alumni
Confrontation, acrylic on panel, 12" x 16", 2014, by Shelby Prindaville (MFA Painting & Drawing, 2013)
lsu sculpture alumni work
LBJ-MLK Crossroads Memorial in San Marcos, Texas; 2014; by Aaron Hussey (MFA Sculpture 2002)
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Marsa Zayed in Aquaba, Jordan by Noel Aveton (BLA 1995), director of Callison
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Elizabeth Walther (BID 1983) is principal and owner of Design Studio, LLC.
Ceramic artist Sin-Ying Ho (MFA 2001) pieces are in permanent collections at museums around the world.
Ceramic artist Sin-Ying Ho (MFA 2001) pieces are in permanent collections at museums around the world.
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Tim Orlando (BLA 1983) in his office at Sawyer|Berson in New York City
LSU EJ Ourso College of Business (in partnership with ICON5)
Buddy Ragland (BArch 1980) helped design the EJ Ourso Business Center on LSU's campus.
Office Building for Republic Finance
The office building for Republic Finance, designed by Buddy Ragland (BArch 1980).
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
"Resurrection," stained-glass installation at Albert Catholic Church, Austin, TX, by Jeff Smith (BLA 1977)
lsu interior design alumni
Dru Lamb (BID 2003) worked on the New Orleans Bioinnovation Center while working at Eskew+Dumez+Ripple.
lsu interior design alumni
Elizabeth Walther (BID 1983), owner of Design Studio, is an aging-in-place specialist and certified kitchen designer.
lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Rhett Keller (BLA 1996) is vice president of Shipes Landscaping, a design/build company in Florida.
lsu architecture alumni work
Center for the Arts at University of Redlands, Paul Russell Lentz (BArch 1977), Lentz Morrisey Arch.

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We believe that travel is crucial to an education in art and design. Our programs in architecture, art, art history, interior design, and landscape architecture offer a variety of opportunities for students to travel. From field studies, excursions, and site visits to museum tours and senior trips, our students get around.

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