In the Visual Arts Department at CU Denver, the city becomes our canvas, industry leaders become professors and a passion becomes a profession. We do our best work designing in a digital lab or putting paint to canvas in a studio. Our students have access to state-of-the art digital labs, sculpture studios, industrial equipment and darkrooms. They find opportunities at the Denver Art Museum, in galleries across the Front Range and at digital studios like Pixar. That’s how the College of Arts & Media unites the ability to create with the means to succeed.




Professional animator and experienced educator to join CU Denver faculty

Brett Rutland brings innovation, creativity, and talent to the Digital Animation Center.

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The 2020 BFA Thesis Website

The incredible creative achievement of graduating seniors receiving the BA and BFA Visual Arts degree culminates in an exhibition of their work and documentation of their scholarship during their last semester of study.

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How Immersive Technology Can Bring New Audiences Into Opera

Forbes covers Experience La Bohome, a CAM virtual and augmented reality project that offers a glimpse behind the scenes of the Opera Colorado production, and how this technology can bring new excitement to Puccini's masterpiece.