News: Department of Art

a mace on a stand
UNLV History | May 18, 2019
The processional marshal at commencement will be wielding the mace — a 12-pound symbolic weapon for defending the university and its people.
watercolor painting
Arts and Culture | May 10, 2019
Graduating art major Zhe Zhang turns her gaze to UNLV's campus.
Christen Lena Gomez working at her computer.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant makes educating children about the diversity within the Latino community fun.
Research | April 16, 2019
UNLV’s Research & Creative Honors Program provides undergraduates with unique opportunities that prepare them for graduate studies.
Chris Jones winces, with just his head portruding from a black, bloblike art installation.
People | April 15, 2019
Illustrator Chris Jones came to Las Vegas no plan, and ended up navigating the media landscape en route to an MFA.
A woman reacting to the CFA Garden.
Arts and Culture | April 13, 2019
Massive public art installations like The Flashlight and the CFA Garden show that public art comes in all shapes and sizes — including "huge."
four portraits of women
Research | April 9, 2019
Four students on the chances they’ve taken, the confidence they’ve gained, and the dreams they continue to chase.
two-story building covered in fabric
Campus News | April 5, 2019
The inaugural transformation fellow project inspires a new favorite Instagram spot. Bonus: Zombies take over campus to teach emergency preparedness.
an image of a woman balancing a number of objects, including a telephone
Arts and Culture | April 4, 2019
Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya's 'Rest in Prowess' installation makes its Las Vegas debut at the Barrick Museum of Art Fall 2019.
Photo of a an image showing brightly colored fabric draped on Grant Hall.
Arts and Culture | March 20, 2019
A public celebration of the project will be held 2 - 5 p.m. April 6.
build exterior at night
Arts and Culture | March 11, 2019
Founded in 2003, the hall honors people who have made significant contributions to the visual arts, performing arts, or architecture.
Arts and Culture | March 7, 2019
A soft-handed English professor helps stitch together a giant installation with UNLV Transformation Fellow Amanda Browder