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Lecture Series 2019-2020

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Traci Birch Awarded NASEM Fellowship for Coastal Research

Traci Birch, assistant professor of architecture and managing director of the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio (CSS), was one of 20 scientists awarded the 2019 Early-Career Research Fellowships by the National Academies’ Gulf Research Program….

Art & Design Career Networking Day Oct. 11, 2019

Career Networking Day 2019

Presented by the LSU College of Art & Design and the LSU Olinde Career Center, Art & Design Networking Day is an open networking session for students and employers. Art & Design Career Networking…

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Andy Shaw Creates Mid-Atlantic Keramik Exchange in Iceland

Andy Shaw, associate professor of ceramics, envisioned and launched the Mid-Atlantic Keramik Exchange in Iceland, which held its inaugural meeting in June 2019 at the studios of Myndlistaskólinn í Reykjavík (MIR), The Reykjavik School…

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Johanna Warwick’s Photography Selected by The Washington Post

Between the Ground & Sky LSU College of Art & Design Assistant Professor of Photography Johanna Warwick’s photographic essay, Between the Ground & Sky, was selected as one of five winners in The Washington…

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Student points, while holding sketchpad, as instructor looks on in campus plaza
A painting and drawing instructor takes the studio outside to sketch in the quad.
Students stare at photography prints on walls
Photography seminar
Michael Triegel gesticulates as students look on
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.
People study photography on walls in museum
Field trip to the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans
A female student draws on a board
Graphic design student sketching
Students at computers in modern lab
Seminar in the Digital Lab
LSU architecture student in yellow shirt builds house for Habitat for Humanity
Architecture students volunteering for Habitat for Humanity service project
Students on balconies of LSU Atkinson Hall overlooking Quad
Architecture students relaxing on the balcony of Atkinson Hall.
LSU landscape architecture students take notes in park setting as Professor Fryling speaks to group
Plant systems and planting design are important aspects of the landscape architecture curriculum.
Old manuscripts with open pages displaying colorful illustrations
Scholars can view Hill Memorial Library's rare book collection.
Students take selfie, laughing as they crowd into shot
Students studying abroad in Florence take a weekend excursion.
SNAP students visit Society for Photographic Education Conference, gather around table
SNAP students attend Society for Photographic Education Conference.
Female student with camera photographs woman in red dress in lighted studio
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, wearing purple shits; houses in background
ASLA students help rebuild the Ninth Ward in New Orleans.
LSU Hilltop Arboretum at twilight, illuminated building reflected on pond water
The LSU Hilltop Arboretum is a 14-acre museum of native plants.
Two young men use technology to scan artwork
The CxC Art & Design Studio is equipped with a 3D scanner and 3D printer.
Man passes out supplies to art and design students in woodshop
Design Shop Manager Mark Shumake demonstrates 3D printing.
Man looks at screen with simulated figures, raised hand attached to wires
A motion capture studio is located in the Art Building.
LSU landscape architecture advanced topics studio students gather bundles of grasses in Asian setting
Landscape students learn to thresh rice in China for an agricultural tourism project.
LSU interior design students pose in front of Golden Gate Bridge shrouded in mist
Interior design class of 2013 visits San Francisco over spring break.
Female students present in interior design studio with walls covered in design projects
The studio is the heart of the learning environment for design students.
Young woman works on architecture studio project Mid City Speaks
Marcelle Carmouche writes the first comment on the feedback panel at Mid City Speaks.
Students busy at work stations
The Bachelor of Interior Design program begins with the first-year pre-professional curriculum.
LSU architecture and photography students climb on brick wall ruin at Fort Proctor
Architecture and photography students at work on Fort Proctor preservation project
Young African American man chats with family on house front porch
Architecture students visit residents in Mid City Baton Rouge to collect community opinion for a project.
People gather around manuscripts in library
Professor Matt Savage's art history graduate students visit Hill Memorial Library's Special Collections.
LSU painting & drawing students in studio filled with colorful paintings
Painting students critique each others work in studio.
LSU interior design students participating in service learning project gather in group, wearing blue shirts
Interior design students helped remodel the House of Destiny, a homeless shelter for women with physical and cognitive disabilities.
LSU sculpture student in melding mask and yellow suit crouches over tools, sparks shooting out
A sculpture student, welding
Students sit in red chairs around visiting artist.
DJ Stout, graphic designer at Pentagram's Austin office, visited students and lectured at the college.
People looking at work in exhibition.
Graduating graphic design students display their in a BFA Show at the end of their final semester.
Female African American student paints at easel in classroom
Painting studio
Student works on bust of woman
A ceramics student works on a project.
LSU printmaking student in pink shirt carves a design into a brown plate
Printmaking graduate student Monet DuPlessis prepares an intaglio plate.
people in suits and hats pouring hot fire liquid
Sculpture students pour bronze in the foundry.
People smile and point at hanging sculpture at LSU school of art grad walk exhibition
School of Art graduate students display their work at the end of each semester during Grad Walk.
Graphic design prints on black table
Graphic design graduate student work on display at Grad Walk
Young woman works at table covered in art supplies, in large warehouse setting
Sculpture studio
Young woman in blue shirt assembles sculpture
Art students learn basic three-dimensional design concepts during the foundation year of study.
Female student holds frame wrapped in greenery with Irish countryside in background
A student project completed in the Art in Ireland study abroad program
Students in purple robes applaud at graduation
College of Art & Design commencement ceremony
Female student receives her diploma from School of Art Director Rod Parker
School of Art Director Rod Parker awarding diplomas during commencement.
Line of people seated in black robes and caps at graduation ceremony
College of Art & Design commencement ceremony
Two LSU Art and Design students embrace at graduation
Group of interior design students in purple robes hold diplomas on steps after graduation ceremony
Interior Design Class of 2012
Students cheer and hold up diplomas
Interior Design Class of 2015
illuminated bridge at night, park and city skyline in background
As principal in charge at Design Workshop Austin, Claire Hempel (BLA 02) worked on the Urban Houston Framework Plan.
LSU Student Recreation Center renovation: gym space with purple mats
Jerry Hebert (BArch '85), president of GraceHebert Architects, worked on the renovation and additions to LSU UREC.
Children walk down school hallway with colorful window frames
As an interior designer at Stantec, Brad Robichaux, BID ’08 designed Richard J. Lee Elementary in Coppell, TX, a NetZero, LEED Gold certified project.
lsu landscape architecture alum keith leblanc in studio
Keith LeBlanc (BLA '79) is a principal of Keith LeBlanc Landscape Architecture, Inc., a design studio in Boston.
woman in pink gown lounges on red velvet couch
Painting by Bridget Parris (MA/Art History; MFA/Painting&Drawing)
Ornate white platter, silver forks
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: simulated city promenade with red trees in autumn
Josh Brooks (BLA '12), a project designer at the Design Workshop in Denver, worked on a site development plan for a space in Morocco.
St. George Catholic Church
David Hebert (BArch '08), principal of GraceHebert Architects, designed St. George Catholic Church in Baton Rouge.
Fashionable living room interior; lsu interior design alumni work
Living room designed by Rachel Cannon Lewis (BID 2004), owner of Rachel Cannon Lewis Interiors.
Smiling young woman in dining room
Rachel Cannon Lewis (BID 2004) is the owner of her own design firm and a contributing editor to House & Home magazine.
Poster reads "61 Bullets: A mystery unsolved"
Yvonne Boudreaux (BArch '02) is a production designer for film, dance, and theater. She produced the documentary 61 Bullets.
It's Lonely Out Here, 2015, Abstract sculpture resembling reeds
Cody Arnall (MFA '10) is an artist-in-residence and instructor at Paducah School of Art & Design.
LSU football jerseys and helmets hang in row on wall
The Jeff Boss Locker Room at Tiger Stadium was renovated by alumnus Stephen Jackson (BArch '78).
lsu landscape architecture alum portrait, black and white
Evan Mather (BLA '93) is an independent filmmaker and landscape architect based in Los Angeles.
lsu graphic design alum portrait, black and white. Lettering on wall in background
Tal Leming (BFA 1996) was a type designer for House Industries before starting his own type foundry, Type Supply.
balto font, lsu graphic design alumni work: white type, red background
The Balto font family is Tal Leming's (BFA 1996) take on the classic American Gothic style.
GraceHebert Architects Government Street office space
Kriste Rigby (BID '87), principal at GraceHebert Architects, designed the firm's LEED Gold certified Government St. office.
Harper Hicks Bateman, BArch 2000, is vice president of Corgan's Aviation Studio in Dallas.
Harper Hicks Bateman, BArch 2000, is vice president of Corgan's Aviation Studio in Dallas.
lsu architecture alumni in purple and gold shirts
LSU College of Art & Design alumni at Corgan’s annual tailgate.
lsu landscape architecture alumni group, Peru mountains in background
Professor Max Conrad led RRSLA alumni on a fieldtrip to Peru in 2012.
Lincoln Center Plaza scene: theater illuminated at night. LSU interior design alumni work by lighting designer Suzan Tillotson
Suzan Tillotson (BID 1981) designed the lighting at Lincoln Center Plazas.
Lighting design in modern restaurant interior; 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.
Aerial simulation of residential streets on mountainside; lsu landscape architecture alumni work
An aerial view of Josh Brooks's (BLA '12) plan for an area in downtown Denver.
Waterfall cascading into large green ferns; lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Lewis Aqüi (BLA '88) is president, principal, and owner of LA2d in Miami.
Modern fountain in tropical park; lsu landscape architecture alumni work
LA2d specializes in the creation and renovation of exquisite estates and boutique hotels throughout Florida and the Caribbean.
Painting of colorful yellow buildings with red roofs
Since graduating from LSU, Adrianna Speer (BFA '02) has studied painting in rural southern France, West Ireland, and Greece.
Bridge design, lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Evan Mather's (BLA '93) films explore issues of landscape, place, and memory and span multiple genres including animation, documentary, and essay.
Pool in modern garden, 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.
Illustration of Lafitte Greenway, lsu landscape architecture alumni work
Kurt Culbertson (BLA '76) was the lead designer and landscape architect for the Lafitte Greenway in New Orleans.
Rows of cacti in garden, lsu landscape architecture alumni design
Sunnylands Center & Gardens, designed by the Office of James Burnett (BLA '83)
Colorful waiting room design
As an intern architect at Curry Boudreaux, Elyse Herman (BArch '10) worked on renovations for Memorial Hermann Hospital.
kenneth brown, HGTV star, surveys student work
Alumnus Kenneth Brown, BID '95, formerly of HGTV, taught as a visiting professor at of interior design..
Tiger habitat, lsu landscape architecture alumni design
Ace Torre (BLA'71) is one of the leading exhibit and zoological habitat designers in the country.
Print of dancer, rows of green leaves in background
Trees of Joviation by Katie Naquin (BFA 2013), owner and instructor at 7 elements BR
Medical patient room interior, lsu interior design alum jennifer harris mitchell work
Jennifer Harris Mitchell, BID '06, is an interior designer for Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects and specializes in healthcare design.
Trendy showroom design by lsu interior design alumni beverly gaudin, bid 2012
Beverly Gaudin (BID '12) is a retail store designer for LeSportsac, an international handbag company.
Carved design in steps, lsu ceramics alumni work
Detail of Step-by-Step by ceramic artist Haejung Lee (MFA 2008)
Ceramic tree, lsu ceramics alumni work
Taking Root by ceramic artist Haejung Lee (MFA 2008)
Modern room, lsu interior design alumni glen boudreaux bid 1980
Glen Boudreaux's (BID '80) work was selected as Dallas's Best by D Home magazine.
Garden with skyscrapers around, 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.
Restaurant interior, lsu architecture alumni work
Construct, owned by architecture alumni Smith and Fess (BArch '10), has turned into a full design-build operation.
Buffalo, lsu painting and drawing alumni work
Confrontation, acrylic on panel, 12" x 16", 2014, by Shelby Prindaville (MFA Painting & Drawing, 2013)
Two men, lsu sculpture alumni work
LBJ-MLK Crossroads Memorial in San Marcos, Texas; 2014; by Aaron Hussey (MFA Sculpture 2002)
Rendering of a coastal city design
Marsa Zayed in Aquaba, Jordan by Noel Aveton (BLA 1995), director of Callison
Room by lsu interior design alumni
Elizabeth Walther (BID 1983) is principal and owner of Design Studio, LLC.
Woman by large ornate vessels
Ceramic artist Sin-Ying Ho (MFA 2001) pieces are in permanent collections at museums around the world.
lsu landscape architecture alum at table in studio
Tim Orlando (BLA 1983) in his office at Sawyer|Berson in New York City
LSU business school exterior
Buddy Ragland (BArch 1980) helped design the EJ Ourso Business Center on LSU's campus.
Republic Finance, office space interior
The office building for Republic Finance, designed by Buddy Ragland (BArch 1980).
Church with stained glass window, lsu landscape architecture alumni work
"Resurrection," stained-glass installation at Albert Catholic Church, Austin, TX, by Jeff Smith (BLA 1977)
Modern building atrium, lsu interior design alumni work
Dru Lamb (BID 2003) worked on the New Orleans Bioinnovation Center while working at Eskew+Dumez+Ripple.
Kitchen design, lsu interior design alumni work
Elizabeth Walther (BID 1983), owner of Design Studio, is an aging-in-place specialist and certified kitchen designer.
Contemporary building exterior, lsu architecture alumni work
Center for the Arts at University of Redlands, Paul Russell Lentz (BArch 1977), Lentz Morrisey Arch.

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