Next Week Closing Show for Landscape of the Gila

Friday September 25, 2015 5:30 – 7pm McCray Gallery

The Landscape of the Gila from peter bill on Vimeo.

The Landscape of the Gila


Jazz show at Parotti Hall

Jazz Ensemble WNMU from peter bill on Vimeo.

Take Back the Night‏

Originally posted on skyvendella:

   Tuesday October 28, multiple students, teachers, and community members in Silver City participated in “Take Back The Night”, a national event held to stop gender discrimination and domestic violence. Individuals marched from Western New Mexico University to downtown Silver City shouting chants to end violence so that the community will hear the message. According to Dr. Amanda  Jost “These Take back the night events have been going on since the 1970s and sometimes they have different themes, such as against domestic violence, Child abuse, against pornography those certain things. Personally I think it has been more acceptable in our society. We live in a part of New Mexico where many of our students at the university may come from low income families or disadvantage families. Some studies show that there is a coloration between poverty and abuse. Certainly Grant County in general, has a high rate of Domestic and sexual violence,higher than national averages and I…

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Claude W. Smith III


WNMU student Jenny Castenon’s blog post about the work of professor emeritus Claude W. Smith III

Originally posted on jennifervcastañon:


Claude W. Smith III

Claude W. Smith III a respectable influence in ceramics was a professor at WNMU and also a commendable ceramist who takes his work not only for use but also for art. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to interview him. He was also an artist to pay attention to for not only his experience but his creativity. Claude may not necessarily be in the media that I’m most familiar with but in my point of view trying every media of art does not only achieve appreciation but as well understand the art world. For this interviewing Claude was a learning experience and gave me a new realization.

Claude W. Smith III became an artist with time. He started out drawing which he mentioned was an important process. He didn’t become serious about art until after taking different classes such as science. Only drawing…

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Spring Semester Expressive Arts end of the year show

On Thursday May 8th, students of the WNMU Expressive arts department showcased works that they have done during the 2014 Spring semester. Works included sculptures, paintings, drawings, photography and even music and videos. During the show people were invited to snack on foods and enjoy art pieces Western New Mexico University students had to offer. Around seven O’clock Peter Bill presented the New Media Idea Lab’s videos including the popular WNMU happy video that can be found on Youtube. After the video presentation the WNMU Jazz band played multiple original jazz numbers for the crowd to enjoy.

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New Media Idea Lab Graduates show

New media Idea lab students had multiple instillation for their end of the year exhibition. the shows started at five o’clock and at seven. Individuals that came to see the instillations were taken on a grand tour to see the student’s wor

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k. The students each expressed a meaning full story with their art works. At the beginning of the show visitors were taken to a installation that simulated the Dr. Who TV series, then visitors were taken to a installation on the negative impacts of standardized testing and at the end of the exhibition students watched a film on “paranormal activity” at the fine arts theater of WNMU. Throughout the show students were able to listen and look at the exhibition on a story about a family and their lives. Each station at that exhibit explained a different story in the recording that was being played.


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"Don't let the terrain dictate your movement"


Words cannot describe what I want to express in my art.

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LIke water for the desert: New Media for New Mexico

Serina Pack

Be the change you want to see in the world-Gandhi

Millennium III Honors Trip: Marfa, TX

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ART Ramblings

The greatest site in all the land!

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get back to where you started from then leave again


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Emerging Transitions

What began as a blog assignment for a class becomes something else...


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Cyclical Designs

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Healing Women and Water through art, activism, and Gonzo adventure


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