FoCo Mama to the Rescue: Art and Art History Alum steps up and helps students, parents alike.

Kathy McHugh Bauer (B.F.A., ’74) handed her ticket to the agent at the Cedar Rapids Airport. It was the fall of 1970 and she was about to start college at Colorado State University. Though Kathy was a mid-west girl, she felt like an honorary member of the Centennial State. Read more about Baur’s contributions to […]

Finding the Warmth and Playfulness of Data with alumni Stephanie Posvac

Originally published on Alumnline by Matt Manguso. Data is a notoriously cold medium. For most people, the facts, figures, and statistics found within it are best relegated to spreadsheets and graphs where they tell a dry and tedious story. Stefanie Posavec (B.F.A., ’02) sees data differently. As an artist and award-winning-author, Posavec has done something […]

Art is an Essential Part of the Human Experience: How Art Education Shapes Community Health

Visual art reaches beyond written and spoken language to access the emotional and psychological inner world of both the maker and the viewer. By creating this dialogue, there is a place to experience the richness and nuance of one’s inner life, foster emotional intelligence, and support mental health.