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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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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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Alumni Spotlight: Jill Traylor, BID 1998

As part of the “Design in a Pandemic” series, Jill Traylor, NCIDQ, IIDA, LEED Green Associate, director of interior design at EskewDumezRipple in New Orleans, shares about her experiences in the time of COVID-19 and beyond….

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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 (BArch 2012) 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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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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