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.
Nine student-led teams from the College of Arts & Media (CAM) have been awarded a total of $15,000 in funding for creative and scholarly projects as a part of the inaugural Dean’s Student Innovation Award. The awards, which encourages collaboration and idea exchange, will support large-scale, cross-disciplinary projects to be completed this spring and presented at the first CAM Innovation Awards Celebration to be held May 1, 2020.
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.
The work and creative activity of CU Denver’s talented and accomplished College of Arts & Medial faculty will be on display at the Emmanuel Art Gallery, on the downtown Auraria Campus, January 23 – February 19.
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.
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.
–Punk and New Wave posters will take over the walls of the historic Emmanuel Art Gallery from October 14 through December 21 in electrifying tandem exhibitions, depicting the revolutionary intersection between music, design, and pop culture. “Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die Redux: Punk Graphic Design” and “Reversing Into the Future: New Wave Graphic Design” feature the storied posters, patches, and fashion from the collection of Andrew Krivine, who holds one of world’s most important collections of Punk and Post-Punk graphic art.
CU Denver film professor Hans Rosenwinkel directed the documentary, which was co-produced by TFA Group and Leimkuehler Media. The subject was of particular interest to him. A former competitive ski racer, Rosenwinkel has been involved in many ski-related films
CU Denver welcomes pianist Awadagin Pratt to the Auraria Campus October 4, 2021. Carried by accounts of being stopped by police for driving while black, Awadagin Pratt’s multimedia performance uses art to engage the conversation about racism.