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Mary Mattingly, our new hire in the new Low Residency MFA Concentration, was featured in the New York Times

Mary Mattingly, our new hire in the new Low Residency MFA Concentration, was featured in the New York Times

Our new hire in the new Low Residency MFA Concentration in the Art Department, Mary Mattingly (Professor of Practice) @marymattingly was featured in the New York Times. Mary Mattingly is an interdisciplinary artist. She is known for bundling personal objects into large boulders for performances about consumption and for large-scale public artwork like Limnal Lacrimosa,...

October 5, 2022October 5, 2022
The Office of the Vice President for Research announces inaugural Ovation Award winners

The Office of the Vice President for Research announces inaugural Ovation Award winners

Congratulations to Professor of Art and Ecology, Subhankar Banerjee! Banerjee and seven Lobo researchers from disciplines spanning across The University of New Mexico have been selected as recipients of the inaugural OVPR Ovation Award for Research and Scholarship. The new Ovation awards recognize full-time faculty for recent cutting-edge research accomplishments that address local or global...

August 31, 2022September 23, 2022
UNM Art & Ecology Alum Kaitlin Bryson just received an AWAW / NY Foundation for the Arts award

UNM Art & Ecology Alum Kaitlin Bryson just received an AWAW / NY Foundation for the Arts award

Art & Ecology alum Kaitlin Bryson just received an AWAW / NY Foundation for the Arts award. The AWAW EAG program supports environmental art projects that inspire thought, action, and ethical engagement. Kaitlin Bryson’s Bellow Forth (New Mexico) is a multispecies, multidisciplinary, community project located in the American southwest focused on restoring soil health and...

August 25, 2022August 30, 2022
UNM Art Alum Julia Lambright awarded Albuquerque Art Business Association Local Treasure

UNM Art Alum Julia Lambright awarded Albuquerque Art Business Association Local Treasure

Julia Lambright is a UNM Art Alum who began exploring iconographic canons, formulas, and techniques of 17th century icon painting. Being influenced by the icon’s visual aesthetics and its technical construction, Lambright integrates and transforms its principles into a contemporary form of art making. You can see their work at Gallery Hozho or online at...

August 12, 2022August 30, 2022
Headshot of Aaron S. Davidson wearing a blue sweatshirt

UNM Alum awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

UNM alum Aaron S. Davidson was recently awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for his significant accomplishments in creative arts. Each year, The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awards 175 fellowships to those making a difference in the creative arts, natural sciences, humanities, and social sciences. The fellowship is meant for mid-career scholars with bright and promising...

July 14, 2022July 14, 2022
Art History PH.D. Student wins the prestigious Crossing Latinidades Mellon Fellowship Award

Art History PH.D. Student wins the prestigious Crossing Latinidades Mellon Fellowship Award

Jeannette Martinez is a second-year Ph.D. student in the art history program at The University of New Mexico. Being of the Central American diaspora greatly influenced her interests in contemporary U.S. Latinx art. While this is Jeannette’s area of discipline, her research interests are on migrations, transnationalisms, landscape, memory, feminisms, processes of identity, and decolonial...

June 14, 2022June 14, 2022
UNM professors’ proposals win grant competition

UNM professors’ proposals win grant competition

A $3 million grant competition from the Crossing Latinidades Humanities Research Initiative will support Latino humanities research projects across the U.S. The projects range from art, literature and history to the emerging subfields of climate change and sound studies, as well as cutting-edge areas such as Afrolatinidades and archival studies. The 10 working groups, whose...

June 9, 2022June 20, 2022
Department of Art Associate Professor Meggan Gould has won a George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship

Department of Art Associate Professor Meggan Gould has won a George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship

Department of Art Associate Professor Meggan Gould has won a George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship to support work on a new photographic project, entitled: Photography After Photography: A Reckoning. The Howard Foundation awarded 9 fellowships of $35,000 each for the 2022-2023 academic year in the fields of photography and film studies. The George A. and...

April 28, 2022April 29, 2022
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