Accomplishments: Department of Art
October 12, 2021
Keeva Lough (Art), an MFA candidate had her short film, The New Institute for Sexual Technologies presents The Future of Life, selected for the Las Vegas Queer Arts Film Festival. The film will be available to stream online through the festival, Oct. 15-18. Lough is a media artist whose work explores gender, the body, and the social structures that shape them. The synopsis of the film is: What form will life take in an uncertain future? To answer this question, we must look to the past. Lost...
October 5, 2021
Laurence Reese (Art) recently published a review of the exhibition "Free*" by Eridan at Catskills Gallery in New York. The exhibition was published on Settlers + Nomads, an online publication that features and includes work from Las Vegas artists and beyond.
September 23, 2021
Q'shaundra James (Art) had her artwork featured in Issue 154 of Reed Magazine:
September 20, 2021
Susanna Newbury (Art) will present "Frank Gehry's Creative Aesthetics" at the Glass House Monday, Sept. 20. The talk, drawn from her 2021 book The Speculative City, examines architect Frank Gehry's early designs for museums and artist's studios in Los Angeles. The Glass House, built by Philip Johnson between 1949 and 1995, is a National Trust Historic Site located in New Canaan, Connecticut. Its 49-acre campus features a permanetn colection of 20th-century painting and sculpture, and hosts a...
September 13, 2021
Anne Savage (Art) and Lauren Paljusaj (English) have installed their planned photographic research exhibition in the display cases outside Special Collections entrance on the Library's third floor. "Intimate Nevada" reflects on the hisotry of Southern Nevada through photographs of early settlers and architecture. Accompanying content to the exhibition can be accessed here: Intimate Nevada: A close look at the UNLV Library's Archives & Special Collections Photographic Holdings and here:...
September 8, 2021
Fawn Douglas (Art) was featured on KNPR's Native Nevada Chapter 6: The Artivists. Douglas is an MFA candidate.
August 4, 2021
Iandry Randriamandroso (Art) led teens in creating the Together Govans mural in Baltimore this summer.
July 26, 2021
Hikmet Loe (Art) was featured in a recent Artforum article on land art.
June 23, 2021
Emily Budd (Art) has an online exhibit, "Solo Virtual Exhibition: Emily Budd's 'Whiptail'," presented by Outback Arthouse. On a disappearing dry lake bed outside Las Vegas, speculative artifacts hint at stories of survival, love, and persistence in a dreamscape of wild queer futures. Excavated out of material collecting and remaking, they imagine genderfluid renewal as a guide for building multiexpressive new worlds. The whiptail lizard, from a parthenogenetic species, provides inspiration for...
June 21, 2021
Susanna Phillips Newbury (Art) has published "Streets for People of Las Vegas," part of the "Lockdown Aesthetics and Gentrification" dossier on Mediapolis: A Journal of Cities and Culture. The essay draws on her ongoing research on art and urban development to address zoning, urban development, and gentrification in Las Vegas before and during the pandemic, and city government’s claims to make “Streets for People.” Mediapolis is a publication of the Urbanism/Geography/Architecture Special...
June 16, 2021
Wendy Kveck (Art) is one of four artists featured in "FREEDOM>FORCE REDUX" at the Sahara West Library. The exhibit opened June 11 and will be on display through Aug. 28.
June 15, 2021
Jung Min (Art) has an exhibition, "Boundaries: Solo Exhibition," on display at Enterprise Library through July 18.