Accomplishments: Department of Art

May 27, 2022
Emily Budd and Jerrica Robbins (both Art), along with other art students and UNLV art alumni Chris Bauder, Eric Pawloski, Christina Uran, and Micah Haji-Sheikh have work exhibited in "Forgotten Artifacts," a group show celebrating popular cast metal sculptors in the Las Vegas Valley. Hosted by Core Contemporary and curated by Ross Takahashi, the…
May 13, 2022
Tiffany Lin (Art) delivered a lecture at UNR in the department of art in which she discussed recent works on American life, history, and ecology of the Mojave. 
April 22, 2022
Emily Budd (Art) has had her sculptural work selected for the group exhibition, Mixed Media, at Site:Brooklyn Gallery. The exhibition runs until May 22.
April 2, 2022
Laurence Myers Reese (Art) spoke at the 2022 Conney Conference for Jewish Arts at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, about his thesis work "In the Image of (Towards a Trans Talmud)," an interdisciplinary work investigating themes of intersex, trans, and genderqueer identity in Jewish texts. He is a graduate student.
March 29, 2022
Laurence Myers Reese (Art) presented his thesis work "In the Image of... (Towards a Trans Talmud)" at the Western Jewish Studies Association annual conference at the University of Oklahoma, Norman. His work was part of a panel on Modern Jewish Identities with scholars from Israel and the U.S. He is a graduate student.
March 10, 2022
Tiffany Lin (Art) is part of the Migrate, a temporary art installation in the Wetlands Park Nature Preserve with installments by local artists reflecting the theme of "Migration and Movement."
March 7, 2022
Hikmet Loe (Art History) published the article "Spirit of the Land: Art, Activism, and Collaboration in Southern Nevada" in Southwest Contemporary, vol. 5, Collectivity + Collaboration; and found online. One of three exhibitions honoring the lands of Southern Nevada, "Spirit of the Land" will be held at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, March 25…
February 23, 2022
Susanna Phillips Newbury (Art) reviewed the Nevada Museum of Art's fall exhibition "Land Art: Expanding the Atlas." The first of a yearlong series of shows on art and environment, "Land Art" identified new pathways in assessing social engagement and dispossession in landscape studies not only in the U.S. West, but also across the world.
February 2, 2022
Daniella Etel Courban (Art) was published in the Heart to Heart Nevada Humanities series this week. "Humanities Heart to Heart" is a series of essays and multimedia presentations created by Nevadans that highlight diverse, personal perspectives from all corners of the Silver State, reflecting on life during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us as we…
January 20, 2022
Tiffany Lin (Art) recently was featured on KNPR's series "Exit Spring Mountain." She is one of the guests for episode seven, "Count Us In." Every year the federal government allocates billions of funds for everything from hospitals and schools to emergency services and roads. For minorities, the data can be especially critical for access to…
January 7, 2022
Fawn Douglas (Art) was recognized earlier this month as the January Citizen of the Month for the city of Las Vegas. The presentation was made by Councilwoman Olivia Diaz. Douglas is co-founder of Nuwu Art + Activism Studios, curator of the recent Ah’-Wah-Nee exhibition at UNLV, a member of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, and former tribal councilwoman…
January 7, 2022
Susanna Newbury (Art) is the author of The Speculative City, which is a finalist for the College Art Association’s Charles Rufus Morey Award for Distinguished Books in Art History.