News and featured articles

In August 2012, 81-year-old Cecilia Giménez put broad brushstrokes to a decades-old fresco and became an overnight sensation — for all the wrong reasons. Giménez, an untrained amateur in the world of...
Last week, a painting by Mexican artist Diego Rivera sold for $9.76 million, making it the highest-priced Latin American artwork ever to be sold at auction. The sale of the painting “The Rivals”...
Marc Neveu will be joining The Design School in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in fall 2018 as the new program head for the school’s innovative architecture...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . The son of an African-American father from Macon, Georgia, and a Filipino mother from Samar, Alvin Huff grew up in...
Arizona State University is partnering with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on a new master’s fellowship designed to increase diversity among museum professionals. The three-year program, called...
The School of Music in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is internationally recognized for having one of the few programs that provides undergraduate and graduate students training in...

Focus on Faculty

The Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts welcomes Dave Fossum as assistant professor in the musicology program, beginning in January 2019. “We...
Eugenia Hernández Ruiz joins the School of Music in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as assistant professor in the music therapy program, beginning in August...
The School of Music in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts welcomes Jiyeon “Jiji” Kim as assistant professor of guitar in the strings program, beginning in...
Versatile baritone Nathan De'Shon Myers, who will join the School of Music in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in August, said he is excited to begin his...
Jason Thompson, assistant professor in the School of Music, has been selected to speak at TEDxASU: Boundless in March. Thompson, who leads the ASU Gospel Choir in the School of Music, part of the...
Joanna Grabski, the director of the School of Art in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, recently participated in the 60th annual meeting of the African Studies Association. Grabski co...

Student news

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . A high school field trip to ASU helped Alexis Mitchell, Barrett honors student graduating with a Bachelor of Music...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . During the first year of Melanie Brooks’ graduate work as a doctoral student in wind conducting in ASU’s School of...
Mark Alpizar, Arizona State University School of Music student in the Doctor of Musical Arts program in orchestral conducting, was recently awarded the assistant conductor position with the elite...
From the Phoenix Symphony to Arizona Opera, local arts organizations offer musical theater students at Arizona State University not only a glimpse into their potential future careers but a chance to...
Young Nae Choi, a second year MFA candidate in the theater for youth program at the School of Film, Dance and Theatre in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, has been awarded the...
Katelyn Vincent, Arizona State University School of Music Master of Music in composition student, was awarded an "Honorable Mention" from the 2018 ASCAP Foundation Herb Alpert Young Jazz...

Alumni news

Carolyn Rose Rynex, Arizona State University School of Music alumna, was awarded the prestigious 2017 Julius Herford Dissertation Prize from the American Choral Directors Association for her doctoral...
David Earll, Arizona State University School of Music alumnus, has been appointed assistant professor of tuba and euphonium at the Ithaca College School of Music in New York, beginning fall 2018....
Shu Liu, an alumna of Arizona State University’s School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, was awarded first prize at the 2018 Hong Kong International Violin Competition....
Internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Angela Brower, who is an alum of the School of Music in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, returns to ASU this week...
Ingrid V. Wells, who received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and art education from Arizona State University's School of Art in 2010, recently released an artist book and had a solo...
Lauren Scott, a graduate of Arizona State University's School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, is teaching students at the same place where she learned as a child....