In The News: College of Fine Arts

KNPR News
July 15, 2020

The politics don’t swarm out at you from Nanda Sharifpour’s installation One, on view in a large corner window of Soho Lofts, Las Vegas Boulevard and Hoover Avenue. A six-line poem, rendered in English and Farsi and backlit by bright, changing colors, One offers its commentary quietly, by induction; if you prefer political art delivered like a sack of doorknobs, walk nine minutes to Main Street for Izaac Zevalking’s mural Chain Migration (Lady Liberty bent over the hood of an ICE vehicle).

KNPR News
July 7, 2020

A look at creativity in a time of stress, in two parts.

Las Vegas Weekly
July 7, 2020

Our country might still be mired in pandemic-born states of social isolation, but on the walls of Core Contemporary gallery in the Historic Commercial Center District, 20 artists meet in visual conversation. The occasion? The gallery’s second annual national juried art show, Use Other Door.

Urban Land
July 6, 2020

The open-air spaces, soft colors, and diffused natural light at First Place Apartments in Phoenix and the Delores Project in Denver could transfer to almost any contemporary residential space. Their welcoming tones demonstrate a mass appeal. More important, though, those design elements also offer a lifeline to traumatized individuals trying to gain a foothold on life.

Architectural Digest
July 6, 2020

Like many other New Yorkers, I have spent more than three months holed up inside a tiny apartment. As much as I love my city, I can’t help but daydream about what it would be like to have my own home: specifically, my own historic home with plenty of period-specific details. That’s where the Cheap Old Houses Instagram account comes into the picture.

Clever
July 6, 2020

Like many other New Yorkers, I have spent more than three months holed up inside a tiny apartment. As much as I love my city, I can’t help but daydream about what it would be like to have my own home: specifically, my own historic home with plenty of period-specific details. That’s where the Cheap Old Houses Instagram account comes into the picture.

Washington Post
June 29, 2020

On Oct. 9, 1986, at the height of anti-gay hysteria during the AIDS crisis, a biracial gay couple from Reno, Nev., made a remarkable announcement: They were going to create what some called “a gay homeland” in the Nevada desert.

KNPR News
June 10, 2020

People are returning to work as Southern Nevada relaxes COVID-19 restrictions.

Discover Pods
June 9, 2020

College is typically an incubator for new ideas and concepts promoted by young adults who are guided by seasoned professors. For colleges, podcasts are relatively inexpensive to produce as compared to other more established media and they offer students a more open welcoming ecosystem.

KNPR News
May 12, 2020

Arts are an expression of creativity.

Medium
May 2, 2020

For the first time in modern civilization, much of the world’s populations were requested to stay at home and limit their contact with others. Requiring one’s home to satisfy each occupants’ work and recreational needs have likely affected their conceptualization of home. Has the home become a refuge to hide from the virus? Has it become a prison with the virus serving as the guard? Or, has the home become a haven where one can go about their life relatively unaffected?

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 23, 2020

The Grammy-nominated UNLV Wind Orchestra has released its latest CD, “Quaternity.”