Joni Hammons Named the 2024-25 Marie Bickham Chair

Joni Hammons, PLA, has been named the 2024-25 Marie Bickham Chair in Landscape Architecture of the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture. She is currently the undergraduate coordinator of the school, teaching and…

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Streete and Harmon Receive the 2024 ARCC Research Incentive Award

Annicia Streete, assistant professor of architecture, and Brendan Harmon, assistant professor of landscape architecture, received the 2024 ARCC Research Incentive Award for their research investigating the burial grounds of enslaved African Americans and their…

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Lauren Cardenás Wins 2024 LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award

Lauren Cardenás, assistant professor of art/printmaking, was awarded a 2024 LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award for her research exploring the experience of navigating her bifurcated identity as a Mexican American, the fading…

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Kristen Mauch Awarded Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award

Kristen K. Mauch, NCARB, was awarded a 2024 LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award, in recognition of her dedication to LSU students. Mauch is Associate Dean of Student Services for the LSU College of…

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Louisiana Futures Exhibition Highlights Coastal Research

LSU faculty, with the generous support of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Gulf Research Program (GRP), have led four semesters of community-based coursework focused on preparing the next generation of design, architecture…

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LSU Graphic Design Students Named 2024 American Advertising Award Winners

LSU School of Art graphic design students won awards at the 2024 AAF-BR American Advertising Awards. Lucy He (BFA senior) won Student Best of Show, while Emma Sanderson (junior) received the Special Judges’ Award….

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Luisa Restrepo Pérez Named 2023–24 C-I Teaching Fellow

Luisa Restrepo Pérez, assistant professor of graphic design, was named one of the inaugural cohort of the Communication-Intensive (C-I) Teaching Fellows at LSU. Ten faculty were selected university-wide for their ongoing commitment to teaching…

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Malcolm McClay’s “Literary Layers” at LSU Libraries

Malcolm McClay, Pliner professor of art/sculpture, created sculptures “Literary Layers,” which are permanently exhibited in the LSU Libraries’ main library.  Read more. Watch installation video.  

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LSU Researchers Design Tool to Explore Effects of Solar Farming on Louisiana Ecosystems

LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture assistant professor Fabiana Trindade da Silva is collaborating with researchers LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Chris Kees and LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources Professor Brett…

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LSU Explores Potential International Partnership with Senegal

LSU International Programs and the LSU College of Art & Design hosted a delegation of Senegalese government officials in February 2024, to discuss the possibility of hosting an international art event in Baton Rouge,…

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Professor Doubleday Collection on Graphic Design at Hill Memorial Library

Richard B. Doubleday, professor of art/graphic design, has donated the “Richard B. Doubleday Collection on Modern Graphic Design” to LSU Libraries Special Collections. Doubleday worked with Dr. John Miles, Curator of Books and Head…

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Liz Lessner the 2024 Nadine Carter Russell Chair

Artist Liz Lessner has been named the 2023-24 Nadine Carter Russell Chair of the LSU College of Art & Design. Lessner’s work combines traditional fabrication techniques and emerging technologies to create novel sensory experiences….

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Kelli Scott Kelley Awarded Provost’s Fund for Innovation in Research Grant

Professor of Art Kelli Scott Kelley received an Emerging Research Faculty Grant from the LSU Provost’s Fund for Innovation in Research to support her interdisciplinary research pursuing a visual art project “on emptiness, or…

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Alumni Spotlight: Malaika Favorite

“Always believe in your magic,” advises Malaika Favorite (BA 1971 & MFA 1973), LSU art alumna and Louisiana-based artist. Her latest project is nothing short of magical: Favorite, a mixed-media artist and writer, was…

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Hye Yeon Nam Awarded Anonymous Was A Woman Grant

Hye Yeon Nam, associate professor of digital art, was selected as a recipient of the Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grant for her project Ec(h)o exploring the intersections of technology and nature. The Anonymous…

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Crafting the Heisman Campaign: Behind the Scenes with LSU Football and LSU School of Art

  In the electrifying world of college football, certain moments transcend the field and become iconic campaigns. This year, LSU’s very own #5 quarterback, Jayden Daniels, has won the prestigious Heisman Trophy. But how…

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Interior Design Students design for Tau Center for Behavioral Health

Interior design students in associate professor of practice Julie Elliott’s ID 3752 studio worked with Our Lady of the Lake (Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System) to create design proposals for the Our…

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Soo Jeong Jo Part of Solar Energy Research Team

Soo Jeong Jo, assistant professor of architecture, is part of the team of LSU researchers led by Arup Bhattacharya, LSU Bert S. Turner Department of Construction Management assistant professor, researching solar power farming in…

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Annual Report 2022-2023

The College of Art & Design Annual Report 2022-2023 is live! Check out the digital publication with videos & links to stories from the year.

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Alumni Spotlight: Kelly M. Ward

Kelly M. Ward (MA in art history 2020) a Brazilian-American art historian and public relations practitioner originally from Shreveport, Louisiana. She has a bachelor’s degree in mass communication with a concentration in public relations…

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