Funds by Category: College of Fine Arts
College of Fine Arts
The Arts Leadership and Business (ALB) minor is open to all majors at the University of New Mexico and provides undergraduate and graduate students with hands-on professional development, entrepreneurial studies designed for the creative sector, and foundations in arts administration. Whether students wish to work for arts organizations or become entrepreneurs, the ALB curriculum is... Read more »
This fund supports the Bunting Library’s program of student internships and special acquisitions.
ARTS Lab is an award-winning interdisciplinary center for emerging media with an emphasis on immersive and interactive media. The Art, Research, Technology & Science Lab supports education, research, production and presentation for the University of New Mexico College of Fine Arts, as well as other colleges, and the greater community.
Investing future of professional artists benefits our university, our community, and beyond. The arts are an economic driver in New Mexico, and our UNM Fine Arts students will be global leaders in the arts, and innovators who contribute to every profession. The lives of students, faculty, and staff are enriched by the financial support of... Read more »
Led by Dr. David Edmonds, the UNM Concert Choir has been recognized across the state and region for performances of the highest artistic caliber. Open to all students regardless of major, the Concert Choir includes the most advanced singers on campus and regularly collaborates with other choral and instrumental ensembles to present masterworks of the... Read more »
Dana Tai Soon Burgess is a Santa Fe native, and graduated from the University of New Mexico. Dana is a leading American choreographer, dancer, and cultural figure. He founded Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC.org) in 1992. It is the preeminent modern dance company in the Washington, D.C. region. He is the first ever... Read more »
The purpose of the fund is to ensure that the scholarly pursuits and area of research in Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art History of Distinguished Professor David L. Craven are firmly ensconced in perpetuity at the University of New Mexico College of Fine Arts. Recognized by his peers as one of the most informed... Read more »
The Dean’s Endowment for Special Initiatives is being established to support the Special Initiatives and emerging opportunities that further the mission of the College of Fine Arts.
Department of Art Celebrating 90 years This fund supports the Department of Art (Studio Art, Art History and Art Education), including scholarships, visiting artists and scholars, and academic resources.
Our program presents two productions in the academic year. All students in Opera Theater are given the opportunity to perform in the opera scenes performances or the fully staged opera production accompanied by the UNM Symphony Orchestra. All of our costumes come from the Santa Fe Opera. Our goal is to educate and develop the... Read more »
The Friends of Music have been awarding scholarships to deserving musicians at the UNM Department of Music for the past 50 years. Friends of Music also present a variety of musicales and other events and performances, and has provided support and hospitality for UNM music student recipients of the Friends of Music Scholarships.
This fund is awarded at the discretion of the Dean of the College of Fine Arts to a graduating senior who has achieved excellence in their field.
John Miller Clark, September 21, 1940 ~ December 30, 2017 This fund honors John Clark, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at the University of New Mexico from 1972 – 2005. Professor Clark was a leading figure in choral music in the state of New Mexico for a generation of singers and this... Read more »
Leah Menezes Lee was an artist and teacher with children and adults in schools, universities, museums, dojos, and city streets. She was both a visual artist of murals, sculpture, and painting, and a martial artist of karate, krav maga, and tai chi. Leah was a dedicated educator and her teaching included being an instructor at... Read more »
The Marjorie L. Devon Tamarind Scholarship Fund was created to honor Tamarind’s director for over thirty years. This fund will directly support a student enrolled in Tamarind’s one-year Printer Training Program.
The UNM Department of Music Chair’s Fund relies on the generous contributions of donors to support our students and faculty, including a robust schedule of concerts, recitals and programs, faculty support for research, visiting artists, music equipment and much more. See our website at music.unm.edu for information.
The Social Media Workgroup (SMW) is an interdisciplinary art, science and engineering educational research laboratory based at the University of New Mexico’s Center for Advanced Research Computing (CARC) that has provided undergraduate and graduate students with hands-on experience with designing and creating STEAM (Science Technology Engineering and Math + the Arts) projects using mobile media,... Read more »
Mad About Music is the advanced repertoire class and touring group of the University of New Mexico Lab School. These talented young middle/high school musicians have been invited to perform across the United States and even internationally. Click here to see the group perform.
This endowment honors Suellen Gornall, who liked to study, listen to and perform various types of music, including folk, pop, and musical theater. Her favorite types of music were choral and classical. She performed in many amateur chorus groups throughout her life, including at The University of New Mexico. This fund supports a full-time student, in good academic standing,... Read more »
Tamarind Institute, a division of the College of Fine Arts, is a nonprofit center for fine art lithography that trains master printers and houses a professional collaborative studio for artists. Founded in 1960 in Los Angeles, Tamarind is recognized internationally for its contributions to the growth of contemporary printmaking around the world and continues to... Read more »
The Tamarind Institute Director’s Fund was established in 2017 to provide the director, Diana Gaston, with funds to further the educational reach and artistic mission of Tamarind Institute. Tamarind Institute, a division of the College of Fine Arts at the University of New Mexico, is a nonprofit center for fine art lithography that trains master... Read more »
Famous for the unique light and landscape that attract artists and scholars from around the globe, New Mexico is ranked as a “film hotspot” by Hollywood Reporter. Albuquerque itself has been designated as the best place for filmmakers to live and work by Moviemaker magazine, and Netflix has recently adopted the city as its only... Read more »
This fund supports the Theatre and Dance Department – including scholarships, visiting artists, and equipment.
The UNM Department of Theatre & Dance Chair’s Fund relies on the generous contributions of donors to support our students and faculty, including a robust schedule of performances, recitals and programs, faculty support for research, visiting artists, equipment and much more. See our website at theatre.unm.edu for information.
The Tony Giaimo Memorial Scholarship in Clarinet Studies was established by Tony’s nephew, William Liotta, Professor of Theatre, Head of Design, Lighting and Sound Design at UNM. Tony Giaimo was a singer, saxophonist, and a top-tier clarinetist. He sang for Frank Sinatra on many occasions, and sang with Dean Martin. He met star after star... Read more »
The UNM Art Museum seeks to increase diversity in the permanent collection. Funds generated will be used to acquire works of art by and about women, LGBTQ artists, and artists of color, particularly Native American and Latinx artists. The first acquisition in the fall of 2019 will be photographic portraits by of transgender and gender... Read more »
The UNM Children’s Chorus is a non-auditioned chorus serving boys and girls in the Albuquerque metro area between the ages 7 and 12. Any child who wishes to sing is welcome. The UNM Children’s Chorus is a program started in cooperation with the UNM Music Prep School and the UNM University Chorus, both groups seeing... Read more »
The UNM John Donald Robb Musical Trust supports the musical legacy of Robb, furthers his inspiring commitment to education, and advances the music of the Southwest. Robb served as dean of the UNM College of Fine Arts from 1942-57 and was responsible for starting the UNM Symphony and many other educational initiatives. A composer himself,... Read more »
The UNM string faculty is pleased to present the UNM Summer Music Institute for accomplished collegiate and high school musicians. Participants will be immersed in daily chamber music coaching, instrumental master classes, a solo competition, student and faculty recitals, special music topic lectures, and much more. Our goal is to be able to offer full... Read more »
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