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Alumni Spotlight: Kyle Zedaker

Q&A with Kyle Zedaker, BFA 2016/photography concentration, team photographer of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Why did you choose to go to LSU? I was a legacy student, as my dad attended previously. My dad…

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New Book Hidden in Plain Sight by Bruce Sharky

Bruce Sharky, professor emeritus of landscape architecture, has recently published a new book titled Hidden in Plain Sight: Theory and Practical Principles Employing Shadows for Creating Memorable Landscapes. The subject of this book is…

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Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Mayers

Jonathan “radbwa faroush” Mayers, BFA 2007, artist and Baton Rouge poet laureate, has taken on a daunting challenge: continuing Kouri-Vini, the endangered creole language of Louisiana that many call Louisiana Creole. To this end,…

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Selective Admissions 2022

Every student who has finished their foundations courses and are prepared to progress to a major in the School of Art must submit an application through Slideroom as part of the Selective Admissions process. The…

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Baton Rouge Airport Shows LSU Artists

Louisiana travelers can view art in the unlikeliest of places: the airport! The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport exhibition BRG@BTR, in partnership with the Baton Rouge Gallery, features works by LSU faculty and alumni, on…

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Career Networking Day 2022

LSU College of Art & Design Career Networking Day, presented by the LSU Olinde Career Center, is Thursday, March 10, 2022. Event info.

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Suzan Tillotson Named 2022 Nadine Carter Russell Chair in Interior Design

Suzan Tillotson (BID 1981), president and founder of Tillotson Design Associates, has been named the LSU College of Art & Design 2022 Nadine Carter Russell Chair in Interior Design. As this year’s chair, Tillotson will work…

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Alumni Spotlight: Troy Vincent & James Trahan

Troy Vincent, AIA, & James Trahan, AIA, graduated from LSU in 1993 and are managing partners of 180 Degrees, a boutique architecture and construction firm practicing in Phoenix. Self-described modernists who pride themselves on…

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LSU Art Student Work Featured in LASM Iridescence Exhibition

LSU art students’ work is on display at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum (LASM) Iridescence exhibition, on view through July 2022. The exhibition celebrates iridescence, the natural phenomenon of certain surfaces that appear…

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Hilltop Arboretum Director Peggy Davis Coates Retires

Peggy Davis Coates, executive director of the LSU Hilltop Arboretum, has retired from her position after over 14 years in the role. Located on Historic Highland Road, the LSU Hilltop Arboretum is under the…

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LSU Art & Design Field Trips Resume

After over a year of restrictions and precautions taken during the COVID-19 pandemic, LSU Art & Design classes are returning to (almost) normalcy – including going on long-awaited field trips. “Travel is an integral…

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New to LSU: Q&A with Annicia Streete

Annicia Streete is an assistant professor in the LSU School of Architecture. Annicia was born in Trinidad and Tobago, located in the southern Caribbean, and immigrated to the United States to pursue her education…

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Courtney Klee Louisiana Sea Grant Coastal Connections Infographic Challenge Winner

Courtney Klee, master of architecture student, was selected as one of the top three winners in the Louisiana Sea Grant Coastal Connections Infographic Challenge, which took place on October 29, 2021 at the LSU Energy, Coast…

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Meet Monique Bassey: 2021 Marie Bickham Chair in Landscape Architecture

Monique Bassey is the 2021 Marie M. Bickham Chair in the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture. A driven and talented landscape designer, Bassey’s education and work experience has taken her to Hong Kong,…

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New to LSU: Q&A with Chris Marin

Chris Marin is an assistant professor of practice, artist-in-residence at the LSU School of Art. He received his BFA from Texas Tech University and his MFA from California College of the Arts. His sculptural…

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Artist Talk with Candice Lin

Artist Candice Lin gave a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture to the College of Art & Design on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. in 103 Design Building Auditorium.

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Alumni Spotlight: Madeline Ellis

For Louisiana native Madeline Subat Ellis (BLA 2006), jewelry designer and MIMOSA Handcrafted business owner, creating stunning pieces inspired by the Louisiana landscape has been a lifelong passion. “The landscape and natural world are…

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Farshid Torabian Received ASLA Research Merit Award

Farshid Torabian, Doctor of Design candidate, received a merit award in the Student – Research category from the Iowa chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (Iowa ASLA) for his project titled “Urban Landscape…

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LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio Helps Flood-Prone Louisiana Parish

In the wake of the 2016 floods, which devastated 21 South Louisiana parishes turned into federal disaster areas, the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio invited Louisiana mayors and parish presidents to a workshop, part of…

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New to LSU: Q&A with Gregory Hurcomb

Gregory Hurcomb is an assistant professor in the LSU School of Interior Design. He has exhibited nationally in New York City, NY; Portland, OR; Princeton, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; and San Francisco, CA; and internationally…

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