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.
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 College of Arts & Media (CAM) at CU Denver joins Energize Colorado and the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) to host a community event that promotes creativity and inclusivity in the business sector. Using Creativity to Drive Inclusion in Colorado Business will take place at the Emmanuel Art Gallery on the Auraria campus on August 24th at 4pm.
(303 Magazine)–– Non-fungible token, or NFT, has become a huge buzzword in the past few months. Travis Vermilye, a professor of design and illustration at CU Denver, described an NFT as a “digital record that stores and proves ownership.”
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.
The Guitar Foundation of America announced Sean McGowan will be a featured artist at the 2021 International Convention. McGowan, the recently named Music & Entertainment Industry Studies Interim Chair, will perform during Education Day, Friday, June 25th.
(Denver Post)––Plenty of artists draw inspiration from their own lives for the objects they create, but few exhibitions come as close to pure autobiography as Sammy Lee’s “Remind Me Tomorrow,” currently at the Emmanuel Art Gallery.
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.
(Art Spie)l–– 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 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.