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.
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 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.
This fall 25 undergraduates from the College of Arts & Media, the College of Engineering, Design & Computing, and the Business School joined the inaugural Design Horizons LABS Entrepreneurial Fellows Program, an immersive nine-month learning journey for undergraduate students passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation, design, and all forms of creativity.
Are you listening to Finn O’Sullivan? She's making major waves in the singer/songwriter scene with her witty lyrics and perfectly-crafted songs––in fact, she's won the grand prize in the folk category of the The John Lennon Songwriting Contest for the title song of her first LP, "When the Power Comes Back On." Now she is she's competing head to head for the Lennon Award, which is determined by voting.
Drew Young, CU Denver visiting professor of Music Business, brings experience as a music industry pro and a lifelong recording artist to "understand and teach music not just as a product– but from its emotional core.”
CU Denver and the College of Arts & Media (CAM) will bid farewell to one of its respected leaders and visionaries, Laurie Baefsky, as she departs her role as Associate Dean of Research and Strategic Partnerships at CAM for Dean of the College of Arts and Media at the University of Montana. Her new position speaks greatly to her ability to elevate academic institutions and advance arts-integrated creative scholarship.
Urgent Importance, a timely and thought-provoking collection of work highlighting the paintings and mixed media pieces by Julie Puma, will be on display at the Emmanuel Art Gallery and virtually at Emmanualgallery.org from September 2 – October 9, 2020.
Art-lovers and fans of Furness’s innovative, cutting-edge, radically different fine art have many options to enjoy her paintings this summer. The work can be viewed physically, virtually, and mobile(y)–yes, even on wheels.