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U of A researchers work to make COVID-19 recommendations simple and understandable

U of A design professor Gillian Harvey worked with Alberta Health Services' harm reduction team to create easy-to-understand COVID-19 information...

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Art & Design grad the creative force behind new LEGO® line

Not only does Art & Design alumna Park Laura Perron (BDes, ‘16) get paid to play with LEGO, she is a designer on one of their latest product lines,...

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Art’s role in inspiring thoughtful conversations about the coronavirus pandemic

In an attempt to combat inaccurate and misleading information, Caulfield has teamed up with two other U of A academics – his brother, Timothy, a...

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Global conflict never far away, Iranian student says

New Art & Design graduate Asal Andarzipour found herself in a leadership role at the U of A and in the local Iranian community in the wake of the...

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Convocation ‘20: Asal Andarzipour

As a student who has traveled around the globe from Iran to America to Canada in pursuit of an education, Asal Andarzipour, who will graduate with...

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Convocation ‘20: Anna Chakravorty

Art & Design graduate student Anna Chakravorty’s research uses augmented reality (AR) to help arachnophobes overcome their fear of spiders.

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Convocation ‘20: Cynthia Ziwei Wang

Cynthia Wang found a way to blend her passion for design with her desire to help build healthy, sustainable communities.

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University of Alberta design student develops augmented reality arachnophobia program

Design student Anna Chakravorty developed an augmented reality program as part of her master’s thesis that could be used in the future to help...

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Don't panic: Edmonton-developed game uses virtual spiders to overcome arachnophobia

Anna Chakravorty, a student in Design Studies at the University of Alberta, has created an augmented reality prototype she hopes will be used to...

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Have You Met… Marc Siegner?

Have you met Marc, printmaking tech in the Department of Art & Design? Spend a few minutes getting to know him a little better.

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U of A grad student designs game to help people overcome fear of spiders

Augmented reality game lets users see and touch virtual spiders that get more realistic as they level up.

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Alumnus Aidan Rowe named next Chair of the Department of Art & Design

Award-winning academic leader and designer brings a spirit of resilience and adaptability amidst difficult times.

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Chandni Luhadiya, Faculty of Arts 3 Minute-Thesis Peoples Choice Winner

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Allen Ball opens The Wordless Book on his symbolic paintings at Front Gallery

Those with a keen chromatic eye will notice something about the bulk of Allen Ball’s collection of familiar-feeling abstract paintings up at The...

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These ancient dragon-patterned robes are being displayed at the University of Alberta

The University of Alberta’s Mactaggart Art Collection will present a rare collection of fine Asian textiles starting this week, called Dragons of...

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FAB Gallery's "(IM)MATERIAL" questions the way we transmit knowledge

Kim McCollum, a U of A MFA candidate, explores old and new, digital and analog, in her new exhibit

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Visual art project conveys emotional stories of head and neck cancer survivors

Collaborative project, exhibition and book blend art and medicine to convey life-changing impact of cancer on patients.

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Graduate student helps Edmontonians re-imagine landmark building

When 42 Edmontonians came together to imagine a new future for the Rossdale Power Plant, they were treated to a virtual tour by Master of Design...