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“Racial and Spatial Justice,” Liz Ogbu

Virtual lecture “Racial and Spatial Justice” by Liz Ogbu, designer, urbanist, and spatial justice activist, was on Monday, February 22, 2021 via Zoom.

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Honoring Sue Turner

  The LSU College of Art & Design is saddened by the passing of Sue Turner, a devoted preservationist and philanthropist who supported LSU and the Louisiana arts community for many years. She was 93….

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The Artistic Spirit of Mardi Gras 2021

Though traditional Mardi Gras parades were cancelled across Louisiana for the 2021 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, New Orleans residents are keeping the Mardi Gras spirit alive through the Krewe of House Floats…

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Kona Gray Bickham 2021 Lecture

2021 Marie M. Bickham Chair in Landscape Architecture at LSU Kona A. Gray, FASLA, PLA, EDSA Principal, gave a virtual lecture titled, “Exploration – The Pursuit of Finding Equal Ground” on February 8, 2021 via…

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LSU Architecture Students Win Earth Made Competition

LSU architecture students in associate professor Robert Holton’s class won the Earth Made Competition, an international design challenge to plan buildings using earth materials. “Last semester my studio participated in an international competition focused…

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Darius Spieth Voted “Favorite Professor” 2020

The LSU Reveille The Mag‘s “Best of Campus Guide 2020” named art history professor Darius Spieth “Favorite Professor” of the year. The course ART 1001: Intro to Fine Arts, which Professor Spieth teaches, won…

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New to LSU: Q&A with Meredith Gaglio

Meredith Gaglio is an assistant professor in the LSU School of Architecture. She is a historian of modern and contemporary architectural technology, urbanism, and the environment, with previous experience in professional practice. Her dissertation…

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LSU Design Week 2021 an International Challenge

The LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture held Design Week January 11-15, 2021, in which landscape architecture students tackle a contemporary design challenge. Guest experts visited in-person and virtually to give final critiques…

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Nicole Hilton Named “Young Alumna of the Year”

LSU School of Architecture grad Nicole Hilton (BArch  2007) was named a “Young Alumna of the Year” by the LSU Alumni Association Hall of Distinction 2021. Nicole is the first Black female graduate of…

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Alumni Spotlight: Christine Cangelosi Redmon

As part of the “Design in a Pandemic” series, Christine Cangelosi Redmon, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, architect at EskewDumezRipple in New Orleans, shares about her experiences in the time of COVID-19 and beyond. How has…

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Studio Arts Building Renovation Underway

Renovations of the LSU Studio Arts Building are underway. The renovations were approved for Priority I funding in the state’s capital outlay budget during the 2019–20 legislative session.   Formerly called the Old Engineering…

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Pedro y Juana Virtual Lecture

Ana Paula Ruiz Galindo and Mecky Reuss, Pedro&Juana, gave a virtual lecture in the Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture Series on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 5 p.m. via Zoom.

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“Trenton Doyle Hancock: A Year Later”

Artist Trenton Doyle Hancock presented a virtual lecture titled “Trenton Doyle Hancock: A Year Later” on Monday, February 1, 2021, at 5 p.m. CT via Zoom.

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Alumni Spotlight: Ivan O’Garro on Society’s Cage Team

Peering through the bars of the cage on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., onlookers are greeted with a powerful message: white society has oppressed people of color for centuries and continues to do…

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MLA Open House Winter 2020

The MLA Winter 2020 Virtual Open House was Thursday, Dec. 3 via Zoom.

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LSU Art & Design Commits to Inclusion

The College of Art & Design has been working to address systematic racism on campus and throughout the fields of architecture, art, landscape architecture, and interior design, to promote inclusivity for LSU students, faculty,…

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Jeremiah Ariaz Debuts We Hold These Truths

Jeremiah Ariaz, professor of photography, debuted his exhibition We Hold These Truths, a selection of photographs he made across the U.S. during the Trump presidency, on display October – November, 2020, at Zeitgeist, in Nashville,…

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LSU Art Students “Get Out the Vote”

With the November 2020 U.S. election looming, LSU art students are engaging potential voters through an online exhibition with an empowering message: Get Out the Vote. Art students in Applied Topography: ART 4527 designed…

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“Migrations” by Kelli Scott Kelley

Art professor Kelli Scott Kelley shares her series “Migrations” and explores her recent practice in Passage. Read piece.

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New Doctor of Design Distinguished Fellow Kit Matthew

Kathryn “Kit” Matthew has joined the LSU College of Art & Design administration in the newly created role of Doctor of Design Distinguished Fellow. Distinguished Fellows are appointed by the Dean of the College…

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