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Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the fall 2022 issue of ASU Thrive magazine. Nearly 15 years ago, Dhyandra Lawson got her start at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Then...
Thanks to a new partnership between Arizona State University and the Smithsonian’s Latino Museum Studies Program , museum studies major Ruby Maderafont will spend the first 10 weeks of their junior...
Editor’s note: This story first appeared in ASU Thrive’s special photography issue, celebrating a day in the life of inspiring people across the ASU community. Fusion on First is a 16-story, 283,000-...
The new director of Arizona State University’s School of Art wants to see art and arts education properly recognized for the important role they play in transforming the world for the better. A...
Ask any college student: Finals week can often bring a lot of stress, but Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts students at Arizona State University didn’t want that to be the case for their...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . Daniella Napolitano compares her creative practice to that of a natural historian informed by ecology...

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This semester a group of art students and a group of film students in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will get the chance to learn from film and television...
Arizona State University School of Art faculty members Daniel Mayer and John Risseeuw , professor emeritus, will both have work exhibited at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, in...
Arizona State University School of Art Assistant Professor Christine Lee has an installation at the Center for Art in Wood in Philadelphia for the group exhibition “ Making a Seat at the Table: Women...
Adriene Jenik , professor of intermedia in the School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, was awarded a competitive artist residency through NES in...
Angela Ellsworth , a professor in the School of Art in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, is one of several notable contemporary artists featured in a new...
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....

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While working in Washington, D.C., April Hobby was surrounded by impressive museum art galleries like the Smithsonian and National Gallery of Art. She wanted to see what else was out there —...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . John Joe is an Irish and Din é (Navajo) student graduating this spring with an MFA in art (digital...
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...

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Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . John Joe is an Irish and Din é (Navajo) student graduating this spring with an MFA in art (digital...
The Arts Writers Grant Program recently announced its 2019 recipients, which include an alumnus from the School of Art in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts....
Herberger Institute alumna K Brandt Knapp won the $10,000 grand prize for the #ZeroThreshold Design Competition, an architecture and urban design initiative that celebrates accessibility as a...
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,...