Accomplishments: College of Fine Arts
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 26, 2021
Jonathan Rhodes Lee has published an article in the latest issue of the international, refereed Journal of Musicology. Lee's contribution, "Texts, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll: Easy Rider and the Compilation Soundtrack," is the first musicological article to take the famous 1968 film as its primary focus. Lee draws on filmmaker commentary, critical writing about Easy Rider, as well as scholarship from popular culture studies, film studies, literary theory, and musicology to support his own...
August 19, 2021
Lisa Ly, Yonosuke DeJesus and Guadalope Moreno Ceballos, Dylone C. Braganza, James M. Hyman, Katie Gilbertson, Raisa Kabir, Manoj Sharma, Sayeda Tazim Zaidi, Chia-Liang Dai, and Nathalie Martinez all published mansuscripts in the Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal’s spring 2021 issue. This issue celebrates the work of undergraduate researchers representing five colleges: Lee Business School, Integrated Health Sciences, Liberal Arts, Sciences, and the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs. ...
August 4, 2021
Iandry Randriamandroso (Art) led teens in creating the Together Govans mural in Baltimore this summer.
July 19, 2021
Alisha Kerlin (Barrick Museum of Art) was appointed to the board of Rogers Art Loft. Rogers Art Loft welcomes national and international artists to work for two to eight weeks in downtown Las Vegas. Their mission is dedicated to inclusivity, originality, and empowerment of artists. They seek to support artists in all steps of their development; with a focus on emerging artists.
June 24, 2021
Julian Kilker (Journalism and Media Studies), Susie Skarl (Libraries), and Yvonne Houy (Fine Arts) co-presented a panel session at the 2021 CCC Techconnect Online Teaching Conference. The panel, "Structuring Engagement: Using Google Apps to Organize Interactive Assignments," introduced collaborative teaching innovations developed at UNLV to a large audience. Topics included designing courses using tools and strategies to support scaffolding, collaboration, and evaluation beyond what current...
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.