Art & Ecology at the University of New Mexico is an interdisciplinary, research-based academic program engaging contemporary art practices. Graduate and undergraduate students develop land and cultural literacy with a conceptual foundation and a wide range of production skills, including sculpture, social practice, and digital media. Advanced coursework includes the Land Arts of the American West program, a semester-long travel and place-based arts pedagogy initiated in 1999. Students in Art & Ecology have the opportunity to work on various collaborative and interdisciplinary projects with departments across UNM and on comprehensive thesis projects integrating community and ecological research.
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