Art & Ecology is an interdisciplinary, research-based academic program engaging contemporary art practices.
Graduate and undergraduate students develop environmental and cultural literacy with a conceptual foundation and a wide range of production skills, including sculpture, social practice, performance, and digital media. Advanced coursework includes the Land Arts of the American West (https://landarts.unm.edu/) program which offers bioregional field-based professional practice courses. 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. Read more about us here