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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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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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Kunlé Adeyemi Lecture

Kunlé Adeyemi, architect & designer, presented a Paula Manship Endowed Lecture Series virtual lecture titled “Water Cities” on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. CT via Zoom.

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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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Frank Hayden Lecture by Darius Spieth

Art history professor gave a talk on artist Frank Hayden at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum on Thursday, Oct. 1.

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From Every Angle: LSU MFA Student Show

From Every Angle: LSU MFA Student Show is on display September 23-October 23, 2020. LSU Student Union Gallery Mon/Wed/Fri 12-5 p.m. All exhibits are free of charge and open to the public.    

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Jacob Lyons Wins Third Place in the 2020 Steel Design Student Competition

Jacob Lyons, BArch 2020, won third place in the 2020 Steel Design Student Competition, awarded by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), for his…

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William Doran Awarded Grant to Design for People with Disabilities

William Doran, BArch alum and former LSU architecture professional in residence, was awarded support by The Deborah J. Norden Fund 2020 for the project “Sheltered: Evaluating the Potential for Design to Shape Policy Toward…

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Andrew Wright Won 2020 ASLA Student Award

Andrew Wright, MLA 2020, received a 2020 American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Student Award for his project titled “The Siltcatcher: A Sediment-Capture System for Wetland Creation and Coastal Protection in Western Lake Pontchartrain.” Brendan…

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LSU Art & Design Prepares For On-Campus Instruction

The return to on-campus instruction in the fall 2020 semester has required LSU administrators to collaborate to ensure that social distance measures are enforced in classrooms across all disciplines. This has presented a unique…

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DDes Candidate Nasrin Iravani Wins 2020 International Integrated Design Camp

First year Doctor of Design candidate Nasrin Iravani attended the 2020 International Integrated Design Camp supported by Korea Institute of Design Promotion (IIDC), which was held virtually this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The…

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Kevin Benham Won Rome Prize 2020-21

Kevin Benham, assistant professor of landscape architecture, has been awarded the prestigious Rome Prize 2020–21 fellowship to advance his research on transhumance. The American Academy in Rome (AAR) awards the highly competitive fellowships to support…

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Haley Blakeman Named ASLA 2020 Fellow

Haley Blakeman, assistant professor of landscape architecture, was named a 2020 Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). ASLA has elevated 19 members as Fellows this year “for their exceptional contributions to…

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MFA Virtual Grad Walk 2020

Check out the LSU School of Art’s 2020 MFA Grad Walk virtual exhibition “Reconnecting.”

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Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Photography & Preservation

Interdisciplinary collaboration is a key aspect of LSU art & design faculty research, and now student curriculum, with numerous courses offered that span across disciplines. Johanna Warwick, assistant professor of photography, collaborated with landscape…

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LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio to help develop Master Plan for Baton Roots Community Farm

With recent support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio will partner with the nonprofit organization The Walls Project to develop a master plan for Baton Roots Community Farm, which…

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Letter From the Director of the School of Interior Design

Dear School of Interior Design community, As we head into the summer months, let’s take time to acknowledge all persons of color who continue to be impacted by systemic racism and reflect on our…

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