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Field Studies: Exploring Portugal

In fall 2018 13 third-year MLA students in LA 7051 Advanced Topics Studio class went to Portugal to explore the built landscapes of the historic cities. Over the last several years, the 3rd-year MLA…

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LSU Researchers Collaborate for Smart City Project

During the summer of 2018, School of Art faculty members and students assisted with community outreach for the Smart, Safe, Connected Baton Rouge project. The interdepartmental project, led by School of Electrical Engineering &…

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Mythologies Louisianaises Exhibition promotes cultures of Louisiana

The exhibition Mythologies Louisianaises brings together School of Art faculty members and alumni, to celebrate and explore Louisiana culture. The project was created and curated by Jonathan “feral opossum” Mayers, alumnus and instructor of the…

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Jeremiah Ariaz’s Louisiana Trail Riders Released August 2018

The monograph Louisiana Trail Riders, by LSU School of Art associate professor of photography Jeremiah Ariaz, was released by UL Press August 28, 2018. “I’d like to thank James Wilson, Assistant Director at UL Press, who championed…

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New Landscape Architecture Professor Kevin Benham Creates Land Art in Sweden

Kevin Benham, assistant professor at the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture, was a resident of ARNA (Art and Nature residency) in Sweden in 2017-18. Benham’s interest in biology was the starting point of a…

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Expanded Draught Lecture

Expanded Draught artists presented a lecture to the College of Art & Deign Thursday, September 6.

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Naomi Clement (MFA 2017) on Ceramics Monthly

MFA 2017 Naomi Clement’s work is featured on the cover of Ceramics Monthly magazine’s September 2018 issue. She won the Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artist Award in 2017, and recently debuted a solo exhibition in…

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Elaine Yau Lecture

The School of Art lecture “Sister Gertrude Morgan’s Visual Vocality: Tradition, Innovation, and the Hearing the Artist-Outlier” was presented by Elaine Y. Yau (Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive) August 23, 2018….

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LSU Art & Design Visits Hunan University in Changsha, China

This year, College of Art & Design faculty members visited Hunan University in Changsha, Hunan Province, China, to conduct workshops and hold lectures for Chinese students and faculty, and promote collaborations across the globe….

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Exhibition “A. Hays Town and the Architectural Image of Louisiana” Features Student Work

Architecture students from three universities contributed to an exhibition celebrating Louisiana architecture. The Hilliard Museum is pleased to present an exhibition that marks the legacy of its designer, famed Louisiana architect A. Hays Town….

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Designing for Open Space Equity in New Orleans

MLA students in LA 7041 Urban Systems Studio in the spring 2018 semester assessed the public parks and open spaces of the city of New Orleans, and collaborated with nonpofit Parks for All on…

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Architecture Meets Literature: Professor Angeliki Sioli Co-Edited Book Reading Architecture

Angeliki Sioli, assistant professor of architecture, co-edited Reading Architecture; Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience, a collection of essays on architecture and literature published by Routledge in 2018. The volume is comprised of 18 compiled…

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Art History Professor Darius Spieth Presents Research at Louvre

Upon invitation by the Amis du Louvre, LSU art history professor Darius A. Spieth presented his research, on 18th-century art merchant Jean-Baptiste Pierre Lebrun, at the world-renowned Louvre Museum in Paris, France on May 28….

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Professor Jeremiah Ariaz Wins Documentary Photography Award

“As a child I had a particular image of a cowboy shaped by popular culture,” said Jeremiah Ariaz, associate professor of photography at the LSU School of Art. “He was gruff, serious, white, and…

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Interior Design Alumni Work on HGTV Show Home Town

New Orleans-based interior designer Amanda Connolly (BID ’00) always enjoyed home design shows. So when she had the opportunity to work for Home & Garden Television (HGTV)’s program Home Town, she jumped at the…

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Art Freshman Scholarship 2018

The deadline for School of Art freshman scholarship opportunities is July 6, 2018.

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BFA 2018 Senior Exhibition

The BFA 2018 Senior Exhibition is on view at the The Galleries at LSU Foster Gallery on LSU campus through May 11! See work by graduating seniors Ashley Aucoin, Hannah Cox, Elizabeth Cunniff, Vernell Dunams, Demi…

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Brendan Harmon co-authors new book Tangible Modeling with Open Source GIS

Brendan Harmon, assistant professor of landscape architecture, co-authored the new edition Tangible Modeling with Open Source GIS (Springer, July 2018), the first book to introduce a tangible interface for geospatial analysis and simulations. His…

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Baton Rouge Gallery Presents Exhibition by LSU Art Faculty

May 1-31, 2018, Baton Rouge Gallery is featuring work by three LSU School of Art professors: assistant professor Leslie Friedman, associate professor Kelli Scott Kelley, and associate director Michaelene Walsh. The opening reception was…

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Alumni Spotlight: Yvonne Cao (MFA 2012)

Yvonne Cao is a graphic designer, typographer, and educator who was born and raised in Hunan, China. She came to the United States for an honors exchange program at Middle Tennessee State University in…

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