Mark Rabideau assembled a team that included Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Becca Stevens and Music & Entertainment Studies faculty member Andrew Pettit, PhD, to create CU Denver’s first alma mater.
The College of Arts Media is pleased to present the Visual Arts Thesis Exhibition, featuring artwork, design, research, and animation from the graduating class of 2023. The show runs through May 11 at the RedLine Contemporary Art Center in Denver.
A handful of CU Denver students studying in MEIS participated in Youth on Record's podcasting internship. Recent graduate Sreeja Chakrabarty and current students Sydney Yllanes and Genevieve Glimp helped bring about some of the episodes that are now available on Spotify and other streaming platforms.
For spring 2023 CU Denver graduate Jaylen Dunbar, communicating through visuals and sounds is second nature. “I feel like I am a really empathetic person,” Dunbar said. “I have always wanted to use animation as a medium to tell meaningful and impactful stories.”
(CU Denver News)––“When I saw the Music Business degree here, I was like, ‘Wow, what’s that? That’s cool,’” said Moff, who will receive a bachelor’s degree with a double major in Recording Arts and Music Business. “But what sold me on CU Denver was the fact that it was downtown, that it was in the city. Because I crave the city, I need that, especially for my career as a musician. I need to see the venues. I need the people.”
Matthew O’Brien joins MEIS and brings with him 25 years of teaching experience alongside the knowledge he gleaned from decades of practicing entertainment law. Writer and producer Alyson Feltes, who is still active in Hollywood, joins FiTV and brings a very full career’s worth of experience from both the Canadian and American film industries.
“I am constantly learning through teaching, both about what I teach and how it might be taught,” said Pugliano, a senior instructor of art history in the College of Arts & Media at CU Denver. “I’ve learned, for example, that ‘best practices’ are not static or consistent, but tools to be carefully considered in the context of each course and in relation to personal and curricular goals for each class each semester.
CU Denver will be presenting a free, public “double-feature” of Vivienne Dick’s 1978 short Guérillère Talks, starring iconic post-punk women musicians such as Lydia Lunch, Ikue Mori, and Pat Place. This screening will be followed by a formal Q&A between Dick and filmmaker/scholar Rachel Garfield, moderated by CU Denver art historian Maria Elena Buszek.
This year's Guitar Night will welcome Christie Lenée, "one of the brightest lights in contemporary fingerstyle acoustic guitar today," according to MEIS chair and guitar performance professor Sean McGowan.
(Denverite) - Union Hall's Rough Gems: The Ultimate Boon was co-curated by CAM alum Florence Blackwell. Blackwell and co-curator Nadiya Jackson recruited five emerging artists they knew well to curate what will be one of the first major gallery exhibitions in their art careers.
Travis Vermilye (ver-MIL-yuh) is a digital and mixed media artist who creates imagery inspired by the natural world. He's also an associate professor of Visual Arts. In this interview, Prof. Vermilye discusses the path he took as he pursued a creative career.
“The premise of the film is that you are never too famous to escape racism and racial profiling,” says filmmaker Michelle Bauer Carpenter. Awadagin Pratt: Black in America will premiere on Rocky Mountain PBS on February 9, 2023.