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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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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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Myrsini Mamoli Receives Faculty Award of Merit for Best Doctoral Dissertation

Myrsini Mamoli, assistant professor of art history at the LSU School of Art, has received the Faculty Award of Merit for Best Doctoral Dissertation at the Georgia Tech College of Architecture. She was presented the award at a ceremony at Georgia Tech on April 25, 2014, for her PhD dissertation, “Towards a theory of reconstructing [...]

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Spring 2014 Commencement Highlights

On May 16, 2014, 165 students in the LSU College of Art & Design were awarded degrees—129 baccalaureates and 36 masters in the fields of architecture, art, interior design, and landscape architecture. Awarded diplomas included: 26 Bachelor of Architecture and 10 Master of Architecture; 57 Bachelor of Fine Arts and six Master of Fine Arts; [...]

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One Graphic Design Professor, Three Grants

Richard Doubleday, assistant professor of graphic design at the LSU School of Art, has recently received three grants to help fund his research in areas ranging from modern Chinese graphic design to the 1930s British journal, Typography, and the German master typographer Jan Tschichold. 1. In March 2014, Doubleday lectured and led a class critique [...]

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Kyle Bauer (MFA 2011) a Finalist for the Sondheim Artscape Prize

Kyle Bauer (MFA 2011) is one of seven finalists for the Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The finalists’ work will be exhibited in the Special Exhibition Gallery at the Walters Art Museum from June 21 through August 17, 2014. The Sondheim Artscape Prize awards a $25,000 fellowship to a visual artist living and working [...]

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