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.
"Whether it’s compartmentalizing a monstrous project into bite-size pieces that you take one at a time, or even taking a leap of faith and jumping off into the deep end. Always push yourself to do something out of your comfort zone, because that is when you truly start to see your potential."
Storm Gloor, CAM Music & Entertainment Industry Studies faculty, City Councilman, and creative community activist, is co-leading the Amplify Music 2021 Conference. The free conference brings together diverse music leaders and creators online to learn and share from local community response, emergent solutions, and heroic efforts to support local artists, venues, creative communities, and support networks in the surge/challenges of the COVID-19.
CU Denver Singer/Songwriter faculty, Chris Webb, has launched a podcast offering advice to musicians on how to hone their trade—like the ins and outs of live-streaming, selling merch and being a songwriter for hire.
3D Animation student Pauline Nunez shares how her experience interning with the tech team at the Cleo Robinson School of Dance has influenced her as student, innovator, and creative. Learn more about how Denver legend Cleo Robinson integrates science, technology, arts, and media education in her work.
In their new exhibition histordomest-icity at the Center for the Arts Evergreen, Melissa Furness and Rian Kerrane place an anthropological lens on domesticity, elevating the refuse of everyday life, and exposing its strangeness.
The University of Colorado Denver’s College of Arts and Media (CAM) recently joined The Alliance for the Transformation of Musical Academe’s (ATMA) Task Force on Musical Racism. Made up of 30 deans, 30 faculty members and 30 students from across the nation, ATMA and the task force are pursuing a more equitable music education system by taking definitive steps to reposition Black American music within their musical curriculum.
In the fourth episode of the series, hosts Jager and Ferguson are joined by actress Christina Ochoa; Dean of the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver, Laurence Kaptain; and entrepreneur Rich Sloan.