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Earlier this summer, the sixth-largest city in India, Chennai, ran out of water. The cause wasn’t just a weak monsoon. Overextraction of groundwater, unmaintained reservoirs, runaway urban growth and...
Arizona State University history alumnus Kino Reed regularly teaches O’odham cultural studies and social studies at Salt River High School near Scottsdale, Arizona. But this last week he was back at...
The work of several students and alumni of the School of Art in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will be on view in the Valley for the next year as part of IN...
Roden Crater, a large-scale art installation of light and perception in northern Arizona, is seen by only a few hundred people every year. This past year, 60 Arizona State University students were...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement . When artist Edgar Fernandez transferred to Arizona State University, he was looking for new inspiration. “I...
“I have had the opportunity to participate in many different projects and activities at ASU, all of which were fantastic for my growth. However, this project feels more meaningful than almost any...

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Julie Codell, an art history professor in the School of Art in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, is currently researching the art market through data science....
Dennita Sewell, curator of fashion design at Phoenix Art Museum and professor of practice in the School of Art’s fashion program in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the...
Adriene Jenik, professor of intermedia and former director of the School of Art at Arizona State University, was selected to participate in a three-week international artists residency in the Atacama...
Mark Klett, a Regents’ Professor of photography in the School of Art at Arizona State University, was recognized by the Lucie Foundation. “Drowned River: The Death and Rebirth of Glen Canyon on the...
Julie Codell, art history professor in the School of Art in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, recently shared her work at a museum and at two conferences. Codell presented an invited...
Joanna Grabski, the director of the School of Art in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, recently participated in the 60th annual meeting of the African Studies Association. Grabski co...

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Larry Madrigal, a graduate student in the School of Art in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, was shortlisted for the XL Catlin Art Prize traveling exhibition ....
Phoenix-based fine jewelry brand Åma Sea Pearl was selected as one of 12 finalists to participate in the Emerging Designer Bootcamp 2018. Ariel Hodge, the designer behind this brand, is an MFA...
Larry Madrigal and Tyler Griese, both graduate students in the School of Art, are recipients of a grant from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation. The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant is one...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . During her undergraduate career, 22-year-old Angelica Fox worked with an array of arts...
Randall DeCaussin , graduating in May with his MFA, was awarded a C$15,000 grant by the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation. The Foundation is a private Canadian foundation that was created and endowed...

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The Arizona Commission on the Arts awarded grants to 31 artists throughout the state, including two faculty members and six alumni from Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design...
Ingrid V. Wells, who received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and art education from Arizona State University's School of Art in 2010, recently released an artist book and had a solo...
Lisa Von Hoffner, who received an MFA in painting from the School of Art in 2016, will be showing in one of California’s top emerging artists showcases at the Torrance Art Museum. The showcase,...
In the contemporary art world, exhibitions don’t get much more esteemed than the Whitney Biennial and documenta . Over the course of an artist’s career, it’s an honor to be included in one; in both,...
Tomahawk GreyEyes , who received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Art, was awarded a residency at Vermont Studio School through the Harpo Foundation. The Harpo Foundation’s 2016 grant and...