1. ‘Inspiring’ artist Dara eyes Hugo Award

    Armed with a sketchbook and an old laptop, Galen Dara began to do illustration work for emerging fantasy and science fiction authors after getting her undergraduate degree. “There’s something powerful about artists and writers who explore the fantastic,” she said. In truth, it was Dara who also was emerging as a talented illustrator back then — and […]

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  2. Prof. Alshaibi joins global luminaries in Bellagio residency

    Invited to the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center residency program, University of Arizona School of Art Regents Professor Sama Alshaibi joined other top global artists, scholars and scientists tackling issues such as water and climate in addition to working on her art project that explores the impact of Iraq’s laws on women. Since 1959, the monthlong residency program in […]

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  3. Art Prof. Romano probes marble portrait of Alexander in new book

    Alexander the Great has been popular for over 2,300 years, but University of Arizona Art History Professor Irene Bald Romano explains how the image and myths surrounding one of history’s greatest military generals have been manipulated and appropriated in her new book. In “Beth Shean Studies: Aspects of Religion, History, Art, and Archaeology in Hellenistic and Roman Nysa-Scythopolis,” […]

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  4. Father inspires Art alum’s Oppenheimer exhibit

    Even before the Oscar-winning film “Oppenheimer” hit theaters, University of Arizona School of Art alum Ernesto A. Trujillo created a striking collection of mixed-media prints that portrayed his father’s thoughts and fears of nuclear destruction as a defense industry engineer. Trujillo first presented the gallery online in December 2022, but the public can now see his solo […]

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  5. Wildcat Art Exhibition

    The School of Art’s Wildcat Art program, which serves K-12 students while providing hands-on teaching experience for undergraduate and graduate Art & Visual Culture Education students, will hold its annual exhibition on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Lionel Rombach Gallery. Students, families and the public are invited to the free […]

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