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Creators from across the world contributed work to honor graphic designer Milton Glaser in the Designers for Glaser exhibit hosted by Colorado State University in the Hatton Gallery. The exhibit will be open to the public from Sept. 16 to Oct. 15. (Anna Tomka | The Collegian).

‘Designers for Glaser’ honors artist’s life and worldwide impact

Kota Babcock September 15, 2021

Colorado State University's Clara Hatton Gallery presents "Designers for Glaser," a homage to the designer responsible for some of the more prevalent images in pop culture.  Milton Glaser died in...

Art work sits on display inside the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art inside the University Center for the Arts Aug. 25. (Luke Bourland | The Collegian)

Community art museums allow for creative introspection

Hailee Stegall August 26, 2021

Fort Collins possesses a wealth of finely curated art museums within reach of students and community members. Regardless of your age, major or career, art museums tend to be capsules in space and time...

The University Center for the Arts under snow in September, 2020. (Ben Leonard | The Collegian)

As students return, the UCA remains crucial for art access

Kota Babcock August 18, 2021

As classes come back in person, the University Center for the Arts continues to provide opportunities for anyone, on campus or off, to enjoy a variety of artworks. The UCA, located just across College...

Pottery at the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art in the Shattering Perspectives exhibit. (Max Hogan | Collegian)

‘Shattering Perspectives’ about African culture through ceramics

Max Hogan February 24, 2021

The history of art is complex, one that reflects the interactions between cultures and the way societies change over time. A dark history of racism and colonization looms over galleries featuring objects...

Collegian Reviews (Illustration by Caleb Carpenter | Collegian)

Local exhibit ‘About Face’ explores ambiguity of portraiture

Ivy Secrest February 16, 2021

We are obsessed with our own image. Today, this means selfies and social media, but the interest in our own likeness is far from new. We have had an obsession with the human body since the beginning,...

A piece by Victoria Kempf. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Kempf)

Meet Victoria Kempf: Abstract art for an abstract world

Greta Nelson-Bechtold September 23, 2020

With an abstract mind to reflect her art, Victoria Kempf sheds light on her dynamic paintings’ inner workings.  Kempf, originally from Pittsburgh, came to Colorado for her job, an Episcopal priest,...

Parker looking on at her work space. (Reed Slater | Collegian)

Persistence and practice: The art of FoCo’s own Teddi Parker

Ty Davis September 23, 2020

Practice makes perfect — even in art — and local painter Teddi Parker demonstrates the value of trading the grandeur of large projects for incremental improvement. Parker grew up in an artistic household...

Kaley Alie stands in her studio. (Photo Courtesy of Kaley Alie)

Local artist Kaley Alie practices creativity without limits

Ty Davis April 14, 2020

Fort Collins artist Kaley Alie continues to pursue what she loves without care for formality or perfection. Kaley began painting at a young age, even before she began kindergarten, according to her mother,...

A piece at Angle of Repose Nov.13 (Noah Turner | The Collegian)

CSU alumni revisit artistic journeys in ‘Angle of Repose’

Sam Sedoryk November 18, 2019

The trope of artists who leave their old stomping grounds behind to find a bigger, fuller art scene in a lively city miles away is a tale as old as time.  Colorado State University alumni Qwist...

The Lyric, located at 1209 North College Ave is an indoor and outdoor theater catering to movies that might not hit the mainstream movie theaters. (Collegian File Photo)

The Lyric gears up for week of cinematic sensation

Scott Powell November 3, 2019

Two words: rainbow poodles. Not enough? Here’s two more: Edward Norton.  And it's not just Norton; it's Norton playing a twitching L.A. detective with Tourette syndrome, trying to solve the grisly...

An international variety of thought provoking posters line the walls of Curfman Gallery in the LSC Friday evening, Sep. 20. The posters were a part of the 21st biennial Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition(CIIPE), an art collection from the world’s most distinguished poster artists and designers hosted by CSU’s Department of Art and Art History. (Alyssa Uhl | The Collegian)

CIIPE opens with international art and culture conversations

Arrion Smith September 22, 2019

The Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition opened for its 21st installation on Sept. 20, once again challenging perceptions of graphic art and how it relates to life across the globe. CIIPE...

Isadora Stowe’s installation, Anamnesis, in the Curfman Gallery in the Lory Student Center on Sep. 3, 2019. (Matt Tackett | Collegian)

Isadora Stowe transforms Curfman Gallery into dreamy biome

Lauryn Bolz September 3, 2019

Isadora Stowe’s introspective installation "Anamnesis" converged art, science and psychology in a beautiful representation of the human mind. The 2019 summer gallery that had captured the wonder of students...

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