Accomplishments: Department of Art

June 2, 2023
Tiffany Lin (Art) is the recipient of Nevada Arts Council's Project Grant for Artists for fiscal year 2023. Funds will be used to produce two artist books featuring Lin's newest drawings. The books will be printed in collaboration with bearbear studio & press in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and are slated for release late 2023. 
May 19, 2023
Hikmet Loe (Art) participated in “Finding the Flow: A Virtual Symposium Considering Art and Water,” a public presentation by Southwest Contemporary in partnership with SITE Santa Fe on May 16, 2023, sharing information from her article "Viewing the Colorado River: Between Art and Actuality," published online and in print by Southwest Contemporary.
April 3, 2023
Susanna Phillips Newbury (Art History) published a review of artist Clarissa Tossin’s one-person exhibition at the Denver Museum of Contemporary Art with the College Art Association’s caareviews. The Brazilian-born Tossin’s work explores legacies of extraction across multiple horizons: the Amazon rainforest, the High Frontier of outer space, and e…
March 8, 2023
Hikmet Loe's (Art) recent article, "Viewing the Colorado River: Between Art and Actuality," was published by Southwest Contemporary in their issue "Finding Water in the West" (vol. 7, 2023).
March 6, 2023
Alumnus and CFA Hall of Fame inductee Ron Husband (Art '73) was recognized this week by the California State Legislature as one of California's Unsung Heroes for positive impact in his community. Among other accolades, Husband was recognized for extraordinary contributions to the advancement of equal rights for all individuals and for his…
February 28, 2023
Emily Budd (Art) published her poem, "Late Bloomer," in Beyond Queer Words (2023) — A Collection of Poems.
February 23, 2023
Emily Budd (Art) published her sculptural project, "Climate Patinations," at Neon Door, an immersive literary exhibit. The work presents material research demonstrating how various climates around the U.S. create a unique coloration response, or patina, in cast bronze. 
February 2, 2023
Tiffany Lin (Art) contributed illustrations for Wildsam’s latest release on Las Vegas, which launches Friday, February 3. Wildsam publishes field guides for travelers, readers, and the endlessly curious. Inside Wildsam Las Vegas, you'll find city stories from writers past and present; illustrated maps to desert hikes, select gambling spots,…
October 27, 2022
Tradition-Innovations in Art, Design, and Media Education Panel Kimberly G. James (Music), Kymberly Mellen (Theatre), Phillip Zawarus (Architecture), Olga Townsend (UNLV Art Alumna), Adam Paul (Film), Julian Kilker (JMS), Timothy Jones (Music), Morgan Iommi (NSC), Alethea Inns (OIT), and Yvonne Houy (College of Fine Arts) presented on "tradition…
October 26, 2022
Trauma-Informed Performing Arts Education Workshop Kymberly Mellen (Theatre), Alethea Inns (OIT), Morgan Iommi (NSC), Olga Townsend (UNLV Art Alumna), and Yvonne Houy (College of Fine Arts) facilitated the most requested workshop for the 2022 Art Schools Network national conference. Trauma — an emotional response to disturbing events — literally…
October 10, 2022
UNLV College of Fine Arts Dean Nancy J. Uscher has begun her term as president of the International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD). ICFAD is a vehicle through which members share information and ideas that enhance the leadership of deans and associate deans, provosts and associate provosts, university presidents and other arts executives in…
August 16, 2022
Hikmet Loe (Art) published an article on Aug. 16 in the Southwest Contemporary titled, "Land Art Diary: Utah's Earthworks Feel the Heat of Climate Change."