AETHER by JayCee Beyale

Aether is an exploration of recent works by Diné artist JayCee Beyale. JayCee Beyale grew up in the Four Corners area of New Mexico, and received his BFA in printmaking from the University of New Mexico. He currently resides in Westminster, but travels often participates in collaborative murals and other art projects with fellow organizations and artists. JayCee’s connection to his aboriginal culture is heavily influenced by his involvement in the arts; his personal identity and background have always been …

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SOME TIME LATER: LSC Arts Program Alumni of the Past Decade

The LSC Arts Program is proud to announce an engaging exhibition featuring the works of 9 different artists who have grown and learned as employees of the LSC Arts Program over the last 11 years. The exhibition also features a small selection of works by the late Jack Curfman. Some Time Later includes the works of: Jack Curfman Jackson Aldern Kasandra Anaya Lauren Faherty Grace Kennison Jesse Lucas Sarah Pendley (Bendix) Doug Sink Mak Tucker Todd Underwood

Artwork By Gregg Deal

Voice by Gregg Deal

Gregg Deal (Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe) is a provocative contemporary artist. Much of Deal’s work deals with challenging Western perceptions of Indigenous people, touching on issues of race, history, and stereotype. With his work—paintings, mural work, performance art, filmmaking, and spoken word—Deal critically examines issues and tells stories that affect Indian country such as decolonization and appropriation. Most recently, a photograph of Deal was included in the December 2018 National Geographic Society Magazine article, “Native Americans are recasting views of indigenous life.” …

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Betty Woodman is an artist who is well known in the ceramic world, she has won multiple awards, and is known internationally. She was born in Connecticut and attended Alfred University.  In the 1950’s she began her career as a production potter, and she has exhibited in galleries like the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has taught in the art department at the University of Colorado in Boulder, and is mostly known for her color palette and unique forms that …

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Good Old Paul Wells

By Wayne Crandell Good Old Paul Wells is an intaglio print by Wayne Crandell. It was acquired by the LSC Arts program on January 1st, 1973. It is now located in the LSC on the 300 floor east hall. This was the first print pulled out of an edition of 25 prints total. The intaglio process being used for this portraiture is the etching process. Intaglio includes etching, engraving, drypoint, and aquatint. Intaglio differs from relief printmaking because the image to …

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Storm at the Sea

By Tony Fowler One piece that can be found in our collection is one titled Storm at the Sea by artist Tony Fowler. Storm at sea is a digital print that can be found outside the CSU Student Disability Center. Tony’s work was first shown in the Curfman Gallery in 2017 for the De’VIA show. De’VIA stands for Deaf View/ Image Art. De’VIA artists focus specifically on the Deaf experience. They themselves might be Deaf or they may be hard …

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Kochô (The Butterfly), 1899

By Tsukioka Kogyo Tsukioka Kogyo was a prominent printmaker in the late nineteenth century. Using the popular Ukiyo-e style of printmaking, Kogyo is notable for the revival of Japanese Noh theatre. Dating from 1899, these prints come from a series of woodcuts he designed from 1897-1926 and provide one of the richest sources of historical and artistic information available for this aristocratic form of drama. Ukiyo-e is a popular style of Japanese printmaking from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in …

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Shadwell A Universal Picture

A Universal Picture

By Shelby Shadwell Shadwell made this piece for the opening reception of Divergence of Light on August 23, 2016. Shadwell’s work was featured in this show, in addition to Davanna Wilkins “breathing sculptures.” The piece featured cockroaches, used diapers, and trash bags, exploring the contrast between light and dark, attraction and repulsion, and representation and abstraction. Shadwell disrupts the hierarchy in art by elevating subjects usually hidden from view. Additionally, Shadwell is an associate professor of Drawing at the University …

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Bone Marrow

This painting was gifted to the LSC Arts Program in 2011 by Ed & Mimi Hurtubis and Christian Jorgensen. Today, it hangs in the LSC, carrying the story of an accomplished CSU alumna struggling with a debilitating illness. Cynthia Hurtubis graduated from the CSU Interior Design Program in 1988. However, in 1977 Cynthia was diagnosed with a fatal bone marrow disease, inspiring her artwork. Undoubtedly talented, Cynthia’s work examines the subject of her body and her health. Sadly, Cynthia passed …

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Et Dieu Crea La Femme

“Et Dieu Crea La Femme” is a print located in the central hall of Level 200 in the Lory Student Center. This print was made by Jennifer Dickson, an internationally renowned photographic artist. Jennifer Dickson was born in South Africa in 1936 and studied at the Goldsmiths’ College School of Art at the University of London, England. Later, she became an associate of the prestigious graphic workshop, Atelier 17 in Paris until 1965. It was during her time at Atelier 17 that she printed “Et …

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