Current Art News
This year, the university honors both 2020 and 2021 recipients - and the line-up of Las Vergas luminaries couldn't be brighter!
UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield to honor four Winter 2020 graduates for their academic, research, and community impact.
After a semester of learning the behind-the-scenes operations at the Barrick, junior J. Walsea offers advice for any student seeking internships as the pandemic rages on.
Following a public call for submissions, what returned tackled topics engendered by "Justice" from police brutality and Black Lives Matter to transgender civil rights, protest, decay and erosion, lives lost, equity, and reform.
Reasons for hope aren't just confined to UNLV's academic halls. Here are just a few places where 2020 inspired staff and students to find new paths forward.
A little help from his father set a 4-year-old Atsushi “Sush” Machida on the path to becoming the College of Fine Arts Alumnus of the Year.
Art In The News
Every fall, color experts and paint manufacturers reveal an exclusive color of the year. In the recent past, you could count on seeing a lot of grays and some attempts at finding the perfect accent for them. But after an unprecedented 2020, the 2021 selections are all over the board: red, blue, green, gold and more.
Last spring, Wendy Kveck taught an art class at UNLV called Finding America in Las Vegas. “I considered how the landscape and cultures of Southern Nevada have influenced artists’ work over the decades,” she wrote in a blog post for Nevada Humanities.
Many areas of life have been compromised by the pandemic, and the visual arts are certainly one of them.
While some people across the Las Vegas valley can stay home, others still have to travel during the coronavirus pandemic. For those who take public transportation, following COVID-19 safety protocols are important than ever. The Regional Transportation Commission hopes by displaying art, they can inspire their riders to stay safe.
Busses are close-quarters, enclosed areas. Experts say COVID-19 can spread quickly in similar environments.
In a year overshadowed by a pandemic, schooling from home and the general stress of 2020, UNLV’s graduating graphic design seniors are making the best of a difficult situation. There are 16 students in the program that will be graduating this December without any pomp or circumstance. Traditionally, the students would be hosting a 250-person industry targeted event to promote their capstone graduating projects, but like most events this year, the networking showcase was cancelled. Nevertheless, that has merely caused the students to be more creative and nimbler in their brand promotions. This December the showcase will be presented as an outdoor art installation on the windows of UNLV’s Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall.