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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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Alumni Spotlight: Katie Burk, BFA 2008

Louisiana native Katie Burk received her BFA from LSU in 2008, and moved to Washington, D.C. to pursue a career in graphic design. Currently, she is senior graphic designer at the marketing agency Nobody in Washington,…

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Design Event Spring 2018

The Design Event hosted by the LSU School of Interior Design was Thursday, April 26 at the LSU Design Building. There was an exhibit featuring interior design students’ work from 5:30-7:30 p.m., followed by scholarship awards…

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Renowned Artist Carrie Mae Weems Visits LSU; Works With Art Students

Influential contemporary American artist Carrie Mae Weems has, for the past 30 years, has investigated family relationships, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems and the consequences of power. As the LSU School of Art’s…

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BLA Student Anjelica Sifuentes Received Second Tipton Travel Award for Capstone Project

Anjelica Sifuentes, BLA 2018 candidate, won the 2017 Tipton Travel Award to support her travel for her Capstone research project “Redefining Our Borderlands.” The project investigates design concepts for alternative measures of border security…

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Grad Walk 2018

The 2018 Spring Art Grad Walk was Friday, April 20, in the Studio Arts Building. MFA students showed their work to the public, including printmaking, photography, painting and drawing, graphic design, sculpture, digital art,…

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Professor Ursula Emery McClure Named on List of 13 Innovative Female Architects Around the World

Ursula Emery McClure, FAAR, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, A. Hays Town Professor in the LSU School of Architecture, was named on ArchDaily’s list of 13 leading female architects, the only architect in the United…

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Art History Professor William Ma Receives Site & Space in Southeast Asia Research Award

Art history assistant professor William Ma won the Site and Space in Southeast Asia research award, a two-year funded research opportunity exploring the art, architecture, and landscape of Southeast Asia. Site and Space in…

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Hand Lettering Experts Give Workshops at School of Art

Graphic design students had the opportunity to attend a number of hand lettering workshops this 2017-2018 academic year, to hone their skills. Graphic artist/designer Peter Bain visited the LSU School of Art to give…

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Carrie Mae Weems Visits LSU

Influential artist Carrie Mae Weems is the 2017-18 Nadine Carter Russell Chair in art. Supported by the Reilly Visiting Artist Fund, she will give a lecture to the College of Art + Design Wednesday,…

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Interior Design Students Create Garden to Promote Wellness

LSU senior interior design students participated in a community outreach project to design a garden at a home in Louisiana for young women who have been victims of human trafficking. The organization that operates…

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