(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.
(Denver Post)––Plenty of artists draw inspiration from their own lives for the objects they create, but few exhibitions come as close to pure autobiography as Sammy Lee’s “Remind Me Tomorrow,” currently at the Emmanuel Art Gallery.
In continued commitment to student and alumni success, the College of Arts & Media (CAM) at CU Denver is integrating Life Design into academic and career advising. Leading efforts to advance the student experience and future-forward career counseling is Amy Foss, CAM Academic and Career Advisor.
(Denver 9News)— Shane Still fell in love with photography for its ability to capture life's greatest moments. For his thesis project as a photography major at University of Colorado Denver, he thought it was just as important to capture some of life's most difficult times.
(CBS4) – Shane Still is a senior at the University of Colorado Denver. For his senior thesis, he’s highlighting the effects of the pandemic on people’s mental health through photography and audio storytelling one day at a time.
(DARIA)––The 2021 Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis exhibition, showing at the Emmanuel Art Gallery on the University of Colorado Denver’s Auraria campus, is the culmination of the BFA students’ hard work despite their tumultuous year. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and its ramifications—the switch to an online class format, social distancing, loss of loved ones, and mental and emotional trauma, to name a few—these students have persevered and emerged with innovative works of art.
Art Spiel–– Remind Me Tomorrow opens May 25, during Asian American and Pacific Heritage (AAPI) month to celebrate Asian culture and speak out against the alarming bigotry manifested against Asian people. The exhibition runs through July 15th, 2021.
Denver-based, Korean American artist Sammy Lee opens Remind Me Tomorrow at the Emmanuel Art Gallery on May 25, 2021, a solo exhibition exploring motherhood, domesticity, immigration, and Asian prejudice.
The College of Arts & Media proudly announces Theo Edmonds as the new Associate Dean for Transdisciplinary Research & Innovation. Edmonds’ expansive and rich background in healthcare, arts, cultural analytics, innovation and industry-university partnerships supports the college’s commitment to creative work, research, and scholarship and further positions CAM at the confluence of arts, technology, and commerce.
The inaugural Design Horizons Entrepreneurial Fellows Program is an immersive nine-month, co-curricular learning journey for CU Denver students passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation, design, and all forms of creativity.
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