Check out photos from Awadagin Pratt's October 4th performance at the King Center Concert Hall on the Auraria Campus. Pratt was joined by members of the Colorado Symphony and CAM faculty member Gregory Walker.
–Punk and New Wave posters will take over the walls of the historic Emmanuel Art Gallery from October 14 through December 21 in electrifying tandem exhibitions, depicting the revolutionary intersection between music, design, and pop culture. “Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die Redux: Punk Graphic Design” and “Reversing Into the Future: New Wave Graphic Design” feature the storied posters, patches, and fashion from the collection of Andrew Krivine, who holds one of world’s most important collections of Punk and Post-Punk graphic art.
Songwriting professor Owen Kortz used grant money he received last year to construct, outfit, and staff a music studio in Urban Peak, a drop-in shelter for youth experiencing homelessness in Denver. A Grand Opening event with live music will take place Oct. 14, 2021.
CU Denver welcomes pianist Awadagin Pratt to the Auraria Campus October 4, 2021. Carried by accounts of being stopped by police for driving while black, Awadagin Pratt’s multimedia performance uses art to engage the conversation about racism.
With his CU Denver Advanced Acting class, Eric Jewett is directing “180 Degrees” a dramatic short that demonstrates use of the 180-degree rule, which determines camera point of view in two-person scenes. While mastery of this rule may seem subtle to the viewer, it’s a filmmaking offense to break and requires command, control, and proficiency of a scene.
Hannah L. Drake and Josh Miller visit CU Denver College of Arts & Media to present their lecture "From Underestimated to the Cover of the New York Times”, which chronicled their path to creating the (Un)Known Project.
The beloved bronze work of sculptor Dan Ostermiller is considered fundamental to the artistic spirit of Colorado. With the upcoming installation of an eight-foot, 1,000-pound Lynx statue, his work will also be fundamental to the spirit of the University of Colorado Denver.
The College of Arts & Media (CAM) at CU Denver joins Energize Colorado and the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) to host a community event that promotes creativity and inclusivity in the business sector. Using Creativity to Drive Inclusion in Colorado Business will take place at the Emmanuel Art Gallery on the Auraria campus on August 24th at 4pm.
(303 Magazine)–– Non-fungible token, or NFT, has become a huge buzzword in the past few months. Travis Vermilye, a professor of design and illustration at CU Denver, described an NFT as a “digital record that stores and proves ownership.”
The Audio Engineering Society (AES) has awarded the AES Educational Foundation Scholarship to Ashell Fox ’21 for graduate studies in the CU Denver Master of Science Recording Arts (MSRA) program. The highly competitive scholarship is designated for students, such as Fox, who are committed to entering the field of audio engineering.
The Guitar Foundation of America announced Sean McGowan will be a featured artist at the 2021 International Convention. McGowan, the recently named Music & Entertainment Industry Studies Interim Chair, will perform during Education Day, Friday, June 25th.