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Richard Doubleday Awarded CUSP Fellowship

Richard Doubleday, associate professor of graphic design, is among a group of 48 scholars to be awarded the highly competitive 2021-2022 China-U.S. Scholars Program (CUSP) Fellowship. The program is a one-time grant created to promote cross-cultural…

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Meredith Gaglio Awarded Graham Foundation Grant

Meredith Gaglio, assistant professor of architecture, was awarded a Graham Foundation grant for her research “Life Arks: Science, Spirituality, and Survival in the Work of the New Alchemy Institute.” Beginning in 1973, the New…

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Marsha Cuddeback Named President of Interior Design Educators Council

Marsha Cuddeback, director of the School of Interior Design and the Ruth Z. McCoy Professor in Interior Design, was elected the president of The Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), the leading association and authority on interior…

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Nasrin Iravani Selected for London Art Biennale 2021

Nasrin Iravani, Doctor of Design candidate, has been selected to have her art featured in the London Art Biennale 2021 award exhibition that gathers contemporary art from all around the world. The exhibition, held…

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Art in the Time of Coronavirus

Many artists have turned their practice inward and focused on expressing and processing the experiences of life during quarantine, a global pandemic, and the many other challenges people have faced in the last year….

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Kristine Thompson’s A Matter of Time Examines Death and Mourning

Over a year into a global pandemic, Kristine Thompson, associate professor of photography, is examining death and mourning, at a time of collective universal grief. Her exhibition A Matter of Time is on display at…

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Design in a Pandemic: Architecture

When the COVID-19 virus swept the globe in early 2020, it seemed as if the world had changed entirely. As more information about the virus became known, it is increasingly clear that the concept…

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Design in a Pandemic: The Great Outdoors

Landscape architects have long been at the forefront of city planning efforts, national and international investment in public spaces, and involved in the growing concern for the future of green spaces. When scientific research…

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Interior Design in a Pandemic

Interior designers routinely face specific challenges when designing for particular spaces, but when the concern is viral transmission, the stakes are high: even life or death. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that…

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Watch Commencement Ceremony Livestream

2021 College of Art & Design Diploma Ceremony

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To the Moon & Beyond: LSU Students Design Tiger Eye I Mission Logo

When LSU art and religious studies senior Katie Hostetler was in fifth grade, she entered an art competition to design a flag that would be sent to the Moon for a space mission. “I…

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Nubia Nurain Khan, MA Art History

“I want to explore and shed light on the art world’s untapped areas from different perspectives as an art historian one day.” Read Q&A

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Art History Professor Allison Young on Exhibition Team Honoring Breonna Taylor

Allison Young, assistant professor of art history, is on the National Advisory Board of exhibition Promise, Witness, Remembrance — which opens April 7 at the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, KY. The exhibition is a tribute…

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Mark Boyer Named to 2021 CELA Academy of Fellows

Mark Boyer, professor and director of the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture, was inducted to the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Academy of Fellows during the 2021 CELA Conference on…

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Alumni Spotlight: Colleen Waguespack, BID 1997

Women’s History Month alumna spotlights: Colleen’s drive and dedication to her passion of interior design led her to the place she is today – founder and creative director of Fig & Dove as well as Colleen Waguespack…

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LSU Animation Ranked Top 25 in Nation

Animation Career Review named LSU’s animation program the 25th best public university or college animation program in the nation. LSU was also ranked first in Louisiana, and the 11th best animation program in the…

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LSU Art Wins 2021 ADDYs

LSU School of Art students won gold and silver 2021 ADDY Awards. Each year, the American Advertising Awards, also known as the ADDYs, the advertising industry’s largest competition, recognizes some of the best creative work…

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MFA Artists Selected for New American Paintings

MFA candidates Luke Atkinson, Stephanie Cobb, and Samantha Rosado have been featured in critically acclaimed art periodical, New American Paintings. Each issue is a highly selective juried exhibition of contemporary artists in print, chosen…

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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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