Monthly Archives: May 2015

SNAAP National Advisory Board meeting at Arizona State University

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The distinguished SNAAP National Advisory Board meeting at Arizona State University.Standing: Raymond Tymas-Jones, University of Utah; Laurence Kaptain, University of Colorado Denver; Antonia Contro, Marwen, Chicago; Ken Fischer, University of MIchigan; Bob Sirota, composer, New York; Chris Ford, Baltimore School for the Arts; Sammy Hoi, MICA; Alex Frenette, Arizona State University and SNAAP postdoctoral research scholar; Aaron Flagg, Hartt School, University of Hartford; Sarah Cunningham, VCUarts.Seated: Amber Dumford, SNAAP research analyst, Indiana University; Steven Tepper, Arizona State University and SNAAP research director; Douglas Dempster, University of Texas at Austin and SNAAP board chair; Sally Gaskill, SNAAP director, Indiana University; Becca Houghton, SNAAP project coordinator, Indiana University.

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A visit to the offices of INDEX: Design to Improve Life, in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Spent a wonderful morning with staff members from INDEX: Design to Improve Life with LIZA CHONG, METTE SCHJADE RASK OLSEN, METTE SINDET HANSEN, DR. LINDA OVERHOLSER (of the Anschutz Medical Center) and CU Denver Alum Nicole WInans (’13). CU Denver’s Digital Design program has a highly beneficial on-going relationship with this organization.


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Some great numbers for CAM

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Great news from the CU Denver College of Arts & Media (CAM)
CU Denver will receive a 10% funding increase from the Colorado Legislature.
CAM has doubled its fund raising from last year.
CAM applications are up 26% (1,298) and admits are up 19% (669)
CU Denver LYNX Summer Arts Camp Increase of students is 223% as of today (05/14/5) from 26 (2014) to 84 and more commitments are coming in.
Great numbers are only a part of the story, our soon-to-be graduates are getting multiple job offers in exciting fields— at University of Colorado Denver.

College of Arts & Media trade show display at South by Southwest (SXSW), March 2015.
College of Arts & Media trade show display at South by Southwest (SXSW), March 2015.

CU Denver College of Arts & Media Redline BFA Thesis Show

Every year the seniors in CU Denver’s bachelor of fine arts degree program end their final year of study with one final test: the BFA Thesis Exhibition. After a year or more of working on a project to represent all they learned, students majoring in photography, painting/drawing, transmedia-sculpture, digital animation, illustration, and digital design display their final product at RedLine, a contemporary art gallery in Denver with a reputation for housing outstanding national and international shows. There, in a space where hundreds of established artists have displayed their work, the student artists will present theirs for the public.

http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/newsroom/spotlight/students/Pages/bachelor-of-fine-arts-thesis-exhibition-at-redline.aspx