We are very happy to announce that Professor Phil Risbeck, Graphic Design, is the newest University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State. Risbeck, who has been teaching at CSU for nearly 50 years, is founding co-director of CIIPE, which was launched as a biennial show in 1979. Risbeck began teaching at CSU in 1965, and his […]

Published on: May 1, 2012

BRAINY (BRinging Arts INtegration to Youth) is an integrated arts project at the University Center for the Arts (UCA) at Colorado State University. The project, now in its second year, brings 3rd and 4th grade students from Title 1 elementary schools to the UCA for a full day of interactive arts experiences in four arts […]

Published on: February 28, 2012

Colorado State University Professor Haley Bates (Metalsmithing) and the other six artists of Telegraph Art Collective originally met in Detroit, and from there members spread to distant points around the United States. The collective has essentially functioned as a running conversation, typically conducted at long range. Occasionally the group organizes exhibitions and presentations that explore […]

Published on: February 27, 2012

Congratulations to CSU art alum Dave Woody who will have his photographic portrait of Alice Waters, a champion of the “Slow Food” movement, formally installed in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery on Friday, January 20, 2012. The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recently unveiled a photographic portrait of food pioneer Alice Waters, founder of the Chez […]

Published on: January 20, 2012

Starting August 4th, students from the CSU Graphic Design Program will start a national design tour they’ve been planning for over a year. Find out more and follow their trip at We-Need-More.com From their site: In 2010 AIGA Colorado premiered the film Typeface: The Movie. The Colorado State University student AIGA group was so inspired […]

Published on: August 3, 2011

CSU exhibition takes viewers into minds of historical artists By Stacy Nick, April 6, 2011, The Coloradoan A drawing seems like such a temporary form of art, but in the University Art Museum’s latest exhibition, “Sure of Hand: Drawings from the Renaissance to the Nineteenth Century,” the impact is permanent. The more than 60 images […]

Published on: April 11, 2011

From “Today@CSU” CSU’s Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Connection are proud to announce the 2011 Best Teacher Award recipients. Best of the best: The 2011 Best Teacher Award recipients are Katherine Browne, Debbie Crans, Catherine DiCesare, Greg Dickinson, Jennifer Krafchick, and Subhas Karan Venayagamoorthy. The six teachers were selected from just under 300 nominations. […]

Published on: March 11, 2011

Coloradoan Newspaper, 02.24.2011, by Stacy Nick While economies continue to collide – China imports American products such as McDonalds and Coca-Cola and the U.S. imports Chinese … well, everything else – a new art exhibit examines the cultural trade-offs between the two super powers. “East/West Visually Speaking,” a traveling exhibition at the University of Louisiana […]

Published on: February 24, 2011

John Gravdahl, professor of Graphic Design in the Department of Art, has been awarded a Gold Medal and his work will be published in the 2011 Graphis Poster Annual. Graphic Responses 4, a Gold Medal award-winner by John Gravdahl, professor of Graphic Design, will be published in the 2011 Graphis Poster Annual. The Graphis Annual […]

Published on: October 25, 2010

August 20, 2010 – Colorado State University’s University Art Museum was recently awarded a $119,546 Museums for America grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services to electronically catalog and manage its collection of about 3,000 works of art. Enhance ability to share resources “We are honored to be among the 2010 recipients […]

Published on: August 23, 2010