“Costume design brings a human element to a production. Clothing is a choice that reflects a certain mood or a place, and the costumes help the audience connect to the character,” says Meghan Anderson Doyle, Theatre Company Costume Design Associate at the Denver Center for Performing Arts (DCPA).
(CU Denver News) CU Denver’s Music & Entertainment Industry Studies (MEIS) program aims to prepare students for the modern world of music by taking a forward-facing and inclusive approach to music education.
“The show was sold out so definitely one of the coolest moments was when we ended our set and I looked up to the venue and saw thousands of people standing, cheering, and applauding us,” says CAM student Zoe Moff, who plays bass.
The Alumni-in-Residence program connects CU Denver students with accomplished CU Denver Alumni for one-on-one or small group career and industry advice. In an office hours model, students can sign up for a 30-minute in-person meeting at a working space within LynxConnect - to ask specific career questions or to solicit general advice from someone who has walked in their shoes.
Not only do RCC students get to connect with other music, film, and visual arts majors, they benefit from a handful of initiatives designed to help them succeed during their first year in college. “I have been able to learn so much and expand who I am as an artist because of living near people with similar interests,” says CAM student Ryan Green.
Maria Elena Buszek, PhD is a highly accomplished scholar, author, critic, curator, and Professor of Art History at the University of Colorado Denver, where she teaches Modern and Contemporary art and design. Buszek discovered her passion for art history through punk music. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, she earned her PhD from the University of Kansas; Buszek has worked at renowned institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
The touchscreen walks visitors through the impact Ed "Big Daddy" Roth's counter-culture art had on a whole host of artists and creators. The influence of Roth's Rat Fink character can be seen across genres as diverse as custom car design, graphic t-shirts, animation, and even fine art.
“CAM’s EDI Awards were instituted to seed and celebrate efforts that increase awareness of disparities within and across systems, inspire positive change, and make visible the work art and art scholarship do to create a more hopeful and just world,” writes Mark Rabideau, Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Affairs.
CAM announces expanded opportunities to see, celebrate, and reward our community for work that lies at the intersection of social justice, the vision, mission, and values of the College, and the Strategic Plan 2030.
From the Denver Art Museum to Meow Wolf’s Convergence Station, the Mile High City has earned a lot of international attention in the art world of late. And one of the stalwarts of the city’s art scene is the Emmanuel Gallery, a venerable art gallery located in the heart of the Auraria campus.
“Ashell is definitely a rising star of our student community, and I hope that he can continue the good work, and being diligent, motivated, and an inspiration to our student body,” says assistant professor Jiayue "Cecilia" Wu, PhD.
“Dan will bring significant expertise and experience within the country music genre, given that he has lived and operated a publishing company in Nashville for many years,” explains Sean McGowan, chair of MEIS.