When Gregg Deal came across the work of James Luna, it was the first time he experienced another artist who was “unapologetically Indigenous.” It is that same spirit of un-apology and autonomy that Deal brings to his art.
(Denver Northstar)—Monday Jan. 10th, 2022, the community attended the rededication ceremony of the Golda Mier Museum on Denver’s Auraria Campus. Rian Kerrane, CU Denver sculpture faculty, created the mezuzah which will adorn the home and museum's entrance.
Visual Arts Professor Rian Keranne created the mezuzah now affixed to the doorframe of Golda Meir's House Museum on the Auraria Campus. The house was rededicated in a ceremony on Monday, January 10, 2022 during which various leaders who were instrumental in saving the house from obscurity and demolition were honored.
If you had told Associate Professor Maria Buszek, PhD, during her early days as an undergraduate student that she’d one day find herself at the front of a classroom, she wouldn’t have believed it. Years later, that’s exactly where CU Denver’s most recent appointee to the President’s Teaching Scholars Program ended up.
Congratulations to legends of the bluegrass and festival scene, Leftover Salmon and their bassist, CAM faculty Greg Garrison, who are being inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame. CAM is proud of Dr. Garrison, not only for his contributions to the fabric of bluegrass and Colorado music, but for his commitment to mentoring students in the classroom and as leader of the CU Denver Bluegrass Ensemble.
Sean Koto is the visual arts section administrator in the College of Arts & Media’s Visual Arts Department. He’s known by his peers as a professional employee who is deeply dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and to the safety and success of students.