Fresno State Grad Designs Her Perfect Career

Srmayan with one of her paintings. Photo Credit: Maggie Srmayan

Before ever setting foot on the Save Mart Center stage for her graduation, Maggie Srmayan had her first professional job lined-up. After receiving her Bachelor’s Degree on Friday afternoon, she packed her car and headed down to Los Angeles to start work on a short film that Monday morning.

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Students collaborate to publish a children’s book which teaches environmental responsibility

The Tree Tales

College of Arts and Humanities undergrads Kelsi Stieler, Kaylee Gutierrez, and Kristin Bonillas have utilized their talents and collaborated to write, illustrate and publish a children’s book. “The Tree Tales” book, which is available on Amazon, centers around the importance of environmental conservation and teaches kids what they can do to help. “A large part […]

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CAH Investigates: Kelsey Heater and the ‘Couchmen’ uniform

The day started like any other. Responding to emails, referencing calendars, attempting to track down leads without spilling sips of too-cold coffee down our freshly starched and pressed shirts. Then, the familiar PING pulled us out of our furrow-browed focus as the story came in. We dropped everything– including our jaws –as we read the […]

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New Faces: Two new professors join Art and Design

The College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State is the largest college on campus, encompassing nine departments, and the Armenian Studies Program. Each year, new faculty are brought on to elevate the academic offerings here at Fresno State. These new faculty members bring innovative research, diverse fields of study and technical expertise to our […]

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Companion catalog created from ‘Insider Art’ exhibition

Cover of Insider Art

“Insider Art: Exploring the Arts Within Prison Environments, A Collection Work from Avenal State Prison” is the companion catalog to the exhibition, “Insider Art: Exploring the Arts Within Prison Environments” that was on display at M Street Graduate Studios in April.  The catalog is published by The Press at California State University, Fresno and was […]

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Art and Design Students win at Regional ADDY Awards

Student ADDY Award Winners

Fresno State students from the Department of Art and Design received amazing news in April for their incredible achievements competing in the Regional District 14 Student American Advertising Awards, formerly known as the ADDY Awards. 

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Illustrator Doug Hansen’s ‘Bookends’ exhibition opens at Conley Gallery

Bookends, an exhibition by illustrator Doug Hansen

“Bookends,” an exhibition by Professor Doug Hansen, captures an art career that began 45 years ago when he was a student at Fresno State. In between then and now, Hansen also illustrated the pages of The Fresno Bee and several books. The Department of Art and Design at Fresno State will present Hansen’s works in an exhibition that […]

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Top 10 stories of 2017

Top 10 articles of 2017

Here’s a look back at our Top 10 Arts and Humanities stories for all of 2017: No. 10: New Faces: Dr. Gina Sandí-Díaz, Theatre Arts No. 9: New Faces: Art and Design welcomes two new professors No. 8: Three from College of Arts and Humanities named 2017 Fulbright recipients No. 7: New Faces: Four new […]

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