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Work by Art Students in Regional Exhibitions
Students Kim Krausert and Jennifer Minnis have work juried shows.
   November 25, 2019

Two students in the Department of Art & Art History, Kim Krausert (BFA candidate in Art Education) and Jennifer Minnis (BFA candidate in painting), have work in juried group exhibitions in the southeast.

Kim KrausertKim is showing...

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SoA Student Hunter Thurlo Named AIAS Chapter Leader of the Month
Hunter Thurlo is UNC Charlotte AIAS president.
   November 21, 2019

Architecture student Hunter Thurlo has been named Chapter Leader of the Month by the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS). Hunter is the 2019-20 president of the UNC Charlotte chapter of AIAS.

With the Chapter Leader of the Month award, AIAS National recognizes "the outstanding dedication and accomplishments of one of its members." Hunter was cited for developing programs...

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Art Professor Marek Ranis to Join Geology/Engineering Team in NSF-funded Research
Ranis will serve as an artist-in-residence to communicate research.
   November 18, 2019

Associate Professor of Art Marek Ranis will serve as an artist-in-residence in a research project funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The project, “Quantifying climate-dependent subcritical cracking and mechanical weathering over geologic time,” will be led by Professor Missy Eppes in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, with Professor Russ Keanini in the...

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Broadway Actor Gives Musical Theatre Masterclass
Phillip Boykin was in Charlotte for the tour of Once On This Island.
   November 15, 2019

Broadway actor Phillip Boykin was in Rowe Recital Hall on November 14 to lead a masterclass in the Musical Theatre Workshop. Boykin, a bass-baritone, was a lead cast member in the 2017 Broadway production of Once On This Island and was in Charlotte for the touring production of the show at the...

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New Books from Art & Art History Faculty
Three professors in the Department of Art & Art History have published new books.
   November 14, 2019

Three professors in the Department of Art & Art History have published new books this year.

Associate Professor of Art Education Jane E. Dalton recently published a co-edited book, The Whole Person: Embodying Teaching...

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Music Students Excel in State Competitions
Voice and instrumental students win state auditions to progress to regional level.
   November 8, 2019

Three voice students will advance to the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Mid-Atlantic Region Auditions: Jocelyn Cabaniss, Sarah Freeman, and Trevor May. All three are students of Dr. Sequina DuBose. The Mid-Atlantic Region Auditions will take place March 13-14 at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C.

Three instrumental students won or placed at the...

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Architecture Professor Wins UC Berkeley Emerging Designers Competition
Catty Dan Zhang's multimedia airflow investigations will be exhibited in the Wurster Gallery.
   November 6, 2019

Assistant Professor of Architecture Catty Dan Zhang has won the 2019 University of California (UC) Berkeley College of Environmental Design “Emerging Designers” competition. As the winner, she will receive a $5,000 honorarium, an exhibition of her work in the College’s Wurster Gallery, a reception, and the opportunity to deliver a public lecture.

Dan Zhang’s project, The Moving Air...

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Art Students Participate in International Festival in Senegal
Three art students and Associate Professor of Art Marek Ranis travelled in November.
   November 4, 2019

Three art students and Associate Professor of Art Marek Ranis received an invitation to participate in the Gorée Diaspora Festival in Senegal, Africa, November 17-29. The annual international art festival was established to promote links through art and cultural exchange between Senegal and the descendants of the slaves forced to leave Africa from Gorée Island.

Students Chauncey Carter...

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Faculty Direct and Design Cape Fear Regional Theatre Production
"No Child" directed by theatre professor Kaja Dunn, with set by Tom Burch.
   November 4, 2019

Two members of the Department of Theatre faculty have directed and designed a new production at the Cape Fear Regional Theatre in Fayetteville, N.C. No Child..., a play by Nilaja Sun, is directed by Assistant Professor of Acting Kaja Dunn, with a set by Assistant Professor of Scenic Design...

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Theatre Faculty Present “Doctor Faustus” Production at Warehouse PAC
Cartage Theatre was founded by Assistant Professor of Theatre Aly Amidei.
   October 29, 2019

Cartage Theatre, a local theatre company founded by Assistant Professor of Costume Design Aly Amidei with her husband, Brian Amidei, will present An Apology for the Course and Outcome of Certain Events Delivered  By Doctor John Faustus On This His Final Evening at the Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius, November 1-17....

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