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Architecture Professor, Alumni Represented in Venetian Exhibition
Projects by SILO AR+D and The Raleigh Architecture Co. are included in A SOUTH FORTY.
   May 29, 2021

A SOUTH FORTY: Contemporary Architecture and Design in the American South, an exhibition presented by The European Cultural Center in conjunction with the 2021 Venice Architecture Biennale, includes design projects by Associate Professor of Architecture Marc Manack’s firm, SILO AR+D, and The Raleigh Architecture Company, a...

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American Society of Interior Designers Names Alum “One to Watch”
Natasha Edwards ’10 is a project architect at Little Diversified Architectural Consulting.
   May 24, 2021

School of Architecture alumna Natasha Edwards is one of 19 designers recognized by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) with a 2021 ASID Ones to Watch Award.  Edwards, who received her Master of Architecture from UNC Charlotte in 2010, is a project...

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Students Take Top Prizes in Bauhaus Design Style Competition
First-year student teams won first and third prizes and honorable mention.
   May 18, 2021

Three teams of first year architecture students took top prizes in Artuminate’s BAUHAUS Design Style Competition, an international design and writing competition. The students entered the competition under the direction of School of Architecture Teaching Fellows Arturo Luhan and Trevor Holmes.

The students were challenged to develop a conceptual design and written submission on the...

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Gallery Named in Ken Lambla's Honor
The Storrs Gallery has been dedicated to the founding dean of the CoA+A.
   May 15, 2021

The University has honored Ken Lambla, professor emeritus and founding dean of the College of Arts + Architecture, by dedicating the Storrs Gallery to him. The gallery was named the Lambla Gallery on Friday, May 14, in a small ceremony to mark the occasion and Lambla's retirement from UNC Charlotte.

In February 2021, Lambla was elevated to the American Institute of Architects College...

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Art by Students Enlivens Novant Clinic
SouthPark Family Practice Hosts 130 works by 45 art students.
   May 10, 2021

The Novant Health SouthPark Family Practice is the site of a vibrant exhibition of 130 works of art by students from UNC Charlotte and Central Piedmont Community College. The works, a wide range of painting, photography, sculpture, illustration and more, will be on display in the lobby and throughout the four floors of the medical facility through September 3.

Under the guidance of UNC...

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Theatre Professor to Receive Kennedy Center Medallion
Kaja Dunn is being recognized by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
   May 7, 2021

Assistant Professor of Theatre Kaja Dunn will receive a Kennedy Center Medallion from the National Committee of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in a ceremony on May 22. A project of the Education Division of the Kennedy Center...

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Professor Shortlisted for Aesthetica Art Prize
Andrew Leventis is one of 19 artists chosen from thousands of submissions.
   May 2, 2021

Assistant Professor Andrew Leventis has been shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize. The Aesthetica Art Prize is an international competition founded in 2007 by U.K.-based Aesthetica magazine. Each year the competition attracts thousands of entries...

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SoA Director Evaluates 3D-Printed Wood in Journal Article
Blaine Brownell’s article appears in Technology | Architecture + Design.
   April 29, 2021

A new article by School of Architecture Director Blaine Brownell appears in the current issue of Technology | Architecture + Design, a peer-reviewed international journal. Brownell’s article, “Control or Affect? The Paradox of 3D‐Printed Wood,” considers the relatively new process of...

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Art History Professor Will Serve as Co-curator for NEH-funded Exhibition
Lisa Homann will work with NC Museum of Art and National Museum of African Art.
   April 27, 2021

Associate Professor of Art History Lisa Homann will join a team in the development of a new exhibition by the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) and the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution (NMAfA). Funded with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), New Masks Now: Artists Innovating...

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Dance Students Bring Mummies to Life at NC Art Museum
Six UNC Charlotte students performed in conjunction with the exhibition "Golden Mummies of Egypt."
   April 27, 2021

On Sunday, April 25, six UNC Charlotte dance students heard a sound that has been all too rare in the past 13 months: applause from a live audience. The students – Leah Adams, Tabitha Baker, Neha Kissler, Erika Rush, Kenny Raynor and Allie Schultz – gave four performances of "An Homage to Ancient Egypt" for enthusiastic viewers at the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh. 

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