In The News: College of Fine Arts
If you go to see a movie at Regal Cinemas in the next month, you may see work from local students at UNLV. The university tweeted that their team of Fine Arts film students won the Coca Cola Regal Films ‘Social Media Campaign award’ during the 2019 contest.
If you’ve gone to the movie theater in the last month, you may have seen the work of UNLV Film students.
The third parklet, outside Hardway 8 sports bar, was designed by UNLV landscape architecture students.
This year, Las Vegas visual, literary, theatrical and performing arts scenes took several decisive steps forward. Here are just a few of the year's highlights.
In her Hugo-finalist novel Record of a Spaceborn Few, Becky Chambers envisions a future where humanity travels the galaxy in generational ships, their entire civilisation dependent on a well-oiled system of reusing and recycling resources. Every waste product is expertly crafted into something else, sustaining the space travellers for generations.
Moving forward with its vision of creating a Girl Scout camp for girls in Southern Nevada and beyond, Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada (GSSNV) has selected Las Vegas-based LGA Architecture as the firm to design and develop the property in Alamo, 90 minutes north of Las Vegas. The camp will be situated on 36 acres of land that was donated to GSSNV in December 2018 by the Charles and Phyllis M. Frias Charitable Trust.
As we celebrate the holiday season, Prof. Kevin Ostoyich shares the story of the risks one family took to save a young girl from the Holocaust.
Last Friday, Dec. 6, the Master of Fine Arts students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas held an open studios night. Andrea Heerdt dropped by to find out what they’re working on. She caught up with five of the program’s 12 MFA students and asked them to describe their current work. The biographical notes we included here are condensed versions of student bios provided by UNLV.
UNLV’s Master of Fine Arts candidates show off their recent works Friday at the Open Studios event.
The buzz in residential real estate is all about sustainability, and the good news is there are a plethora of ways to improve the efficiency and durability of a home.
The latest exhibition of work by Yasmina Chavez reminds me how protean she is, how flexible, how much she surprises you.
Southern Nevada–based artist Justin Favela’s work embodies the qualities of Las Vegas by affirming the startling originality of smart near-copies. Last spring, I visited Favela in his temporary studio at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Reliably buoyant, Favela can shed light on seemingly any aspect of the folklore of contemporary Las Vegas. The complex and teeming overwhelm of the city imbues his work. In the studio, he mused on Siegfried and Roy’s late white tiger, the four-hundred-pound Mantecore, who bit Roy onstage at the Mirage and left him paralyzed.