Accomplishments: College of Fine Arts
July 28, 2020
Tiffany Lin (Art) has designed a flag about water and immigration that will fly on one of the flagpoles that surround the rink at Rockefeller Center in New York City from Aug. 1 through Aug.16. Rockefeller Center received hundreds of submissions from across the world for this public exhibition. Lin's flag will fly with 191 other flags, including those designed by artists Faith Ringgold, Hank Willis Thomas, Jeff Koons, Jenny Holzer, KAWS, Laurie Anderson, Marina Abramović, Sanford Biggers, and...
July 24, 2020
Demecina Beehn (Art) presented "Can We Talk About This? On Diversity in Art Curation in this Cultural Moment" with Sheila Goloborotko of the University of North Florida. The program focuses on creating diverse art exhibitions from the ground up and the push to make cultural institutions anti-racist and is part of the virtual programming of the Rolland and Kwan Fong Galleries at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California. In addition to teaching business of art at UNLV, Beehn is...
July 14, 2020
Laura Brennan, Sapira Cheuk (both Art) and Jean Munson (Art and WRIN) have published personal essays and images of their artwork as a part of Nevada Humanities' online program Heart to Heart. Their work considers the place of the artist amidst quarantine and pandemic.
July 13, 2020
Fawn Douglas (Art) is interviewed by UNLV alumnus Justin Favela, '10 BFA Art, on The Art People Podcast. They discuss her history as an Indigenous American artist and enrolled member of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, talk about her role as a student and educator, and discuss her as advocacy work for the Nuwu culture and the many indigenous groups in Southern Nevada. They also catch up on her time as an MFA candidate at UNLV and talk about the lack of equity and diversity within Las Vegas cultural...
July 10, 2020
Ashley Doughty (Art) is participating in the #100DaysofDemocracy challenge @100daysofdemocracy. Her posts will use graphic design to make complicated voting details hopefully more comprehensible, and visually appealing. Follow @100daysofdemocracy so you don’t miss the posts, and also see the work of many other great designers.
July 9, 2020
Emily Budd (Art) is included in Stone Fruit Magazine: Issue 3, a zine on queerness and religion, centered on the theme of sanctuary. Stone Fruit is a submission-based zine centered on queer people's experiences with organized religion, faith, and spirituality. The goal of the publication is to present works that address issues with nuance, and that represent a broad range of experiences. Additionally, Budd recently was interviewed by The Washington Post about her sculptural project, "Memorial...
July 8, 2020
Erik Beehn (Art) is interviewed on The Museum of Non-Visible Art, a project by Praxis, hosted by Yale University Radio with more than 1,300 interviews in the archive. Beehn’s artwork employs painting, photography, printmaking, and installation to investigate an arc of mark-making techniques throughout the 20th century, and the evolution of observational painting into abstraction. He is the founder and director of Test Site Projects, a fine art publishing house located in Las Vegas.
June 25, 2020
Tim Bavington (Art) is included in Energy and Motion: Abstraction 2020 at Mark Moore Fine Art, an ARTSY online group exhibition including 18 artists focused on abstraction as defined by the painter Jackson Pollock: "Abstraction is energy and motion made visible — memories arrested in space." The online show is on view now through Sept. 13. Other artists in the show include Charles Arnoldi, Alex Blau, Tony DeLap, Meghan Smythe, and Julie Oppermann. Mark Moore Fine Art is based in Southern...
June 19, 2020
Bob Tracy (Art) and Louis Kavouras (Dance) created a performance art piece and video that is now posted on the Art in Society Conference website. This project was accepted to be performed live in Galway, Ireland, this month but the COVID-19 pandemic upended those plans. What you will see is a work in progress, with more layers to come.
June 18, 2020
Jung Min (Art), Chad Scott (Teaching and Learning), and Shahab Zargari (College of Fine Arts) were selected for the nationally juried art exhibition, Use Other Door at Core Contemporary Gallery. The exhibition is on display until Aug. 15 and is free and open to the public Wednesdays through Saturdays, from noon-6 p.m. Due to the current restrictions related to coronavirus the gallery will be hosting several online events, including the release of a virtual art tour and artists' talks, along...
June 3, 2020
Emily Budd (Art) contributed Well Hung Up, a humorous cast aluminum sculpture to Queers Just Wanna Have Fun, an online exhibition juried by The Queerly Collective Team, an exhibition that hopes to bring levity to viewers and illustrate resilience.
June 2, 2020
Geovany Uranda (Art) has designed a new coloring book, "The ABC’s of Latinidad," in collaboration with art department alumni Justin Favela and Emmanuel Ortega. This book has more than 50 pages of black-and-white illustrations ready for coloring that alphabetically cover food, sports, and social situations special to Latinx people or stereotypically associated with Latinx experience. Uranda is an undergraduate student.