Lagniappe Portfolio Exchange

Lagniappe VIII: Modern Myth-Making and Urban Legends The Lagniappe portfolio exchange is a juried survey of graduate student printmaking in the United States organized by the graduate printmakers at LSU. This year (2014), Lagniappe invites you to create a print inspired by modern myths and urban legends—whether that is the old haunted bridge down the [...]

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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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Art History Major Shows Work at FutureFest

Jayne Butler, a graduating senior in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences with a concentration in art history turned her digital art history project (ARTH 4482) into an exhibit at Red Stick FutureFest, the celebration of art and technology held at the LSU Digital Media Center on May 9.  Butler mixed art history and digital art with her [...]

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