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Boise State Artists Take Home Top Awards at BAM Triennial Exhibition

artwork by Lily Lee

Boise Art Museum currently is celebrating the talents of 24 artists living and working in Idaho with the 2017 Idaho Triennial, on display now through July 16. Of the 180 Idaho artists who applied, only 24 artists were selected to participate …

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Kathleen Keys

Studio portrait of Kathleen Keys

Kathleen Keys Professor, Department Chair Department of Art College of Arts and Sciences Research by Kathleen Keys was recently selected for inclusion in a new anthology, “Mere and Easy: Collage as a Critical Practice in Pedagogy.” Edited by Jorge Lucero, …

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Kirsten Furlong

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Kirsten Furlong Lecturer Art Department College of Arts and Sciences Kirsten Furlong’s work currently is featured in an exhibition at Chase Gallery in Spokane, Washington. In the exhibition, Drawn Away, artists use abstraction to portray the essence of their subject …

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Fonda Portales is New University Art Curator

Environmental portrait of Fonda Portales

Portales was hired by the university this fall to fill the new position to make public art more available and inviting to everyone on campus.

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Lily Lee

Environmental portrait of Lily Lee.

Lily Lee Assistant Professor Department of Art College of Arts and Sciences Lily Lee and Anna Matejcek, a graduate student in the MFA visual arts program, will both exhibit their artwork in a show titled “Messing with Yarn.” Curated by …

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Faculty and Staff Selected for Curated Exhibition at Boise Art Museum

Friendship bridge in winter

Several Boise State faculty and staff members have been selected to participate in the Boise Art Museum’s 2017 Idaho Triennial exhibition. Art professor Jill AnnieMargaret, associate art professor Caroline Earley, associate art professor John Francis, Sign Shop supervisor Pete Kutchins, …

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Caroline Earley Wins New Zealand’s Top Ceramics Award

Two women and a ceramics piece

Earley is fascinated by conceptions of the in-between.

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Lily Lee

Environmental portrait of Lily Lee.

Lily Lee Assistant Professor Department of Art College of Arts and Sciences Lily Lee has a solo exhibition titled Securement on display in the Transition Gallery at Idaho State University in Pocatello through Nov. 27. Lee gave a lecture at the opening …

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Lily Lee

Environmental portrait of Lily Lee.

Lily Lee Assistant Professor Department of Art College of Arts and Sciences Lily Lee’s artwork will be featured in the upcoming exhibition New Fibers at the University Gallery of Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan. This biennial national exhibition was …

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John Francis

John Francis Associate Professor Department of Art College of Arts and Sciences John Francis was commissioned by the City of Boise to create a series of five photographic banners for the new Main Street Valley Regional Transit Center. The banner photographs …

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Faculty, Students, Alumni Awarded Alexa Rose Foundation Grants

Picture of the B sculpture in front of the Boise State administration building

A number of art department faculty members, graduate students and alumni were chosen to receive 2016 visual art grant awards from the Alexa Rose Foundation, which was established to honor the memory of local artist Alexa Rose Howell. The foundation …

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Kirsten Furlong

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Kirsten Furlong Lecturer Department of Art College of Arts and Sciences Kirsten Furlong has been selected as a Montello Foundation Fellow for summer 2016, which grants her access to a remote cabin in the northeastern desert of Nevada to work. …

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