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2016 Singer/Songwriter Contest winner:

   The winners have been announced.
   1. Jeoff Harris - "Dear Jameson"
   2. Hunter Burnette - "Kind of Heaven"
   3. Chloe Tang - "Trying To Go Home"

Listen to the entries.


CAM Ambassadors

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Follow our CAM Ambassadors:

Our students are participating in and visiting numerous events, conferences and shows around the world. 

Follow their adventure as they Blog about it.



Iron Pour

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Iron Pour Performance VI

The Iron Pour was a huge success!!

If you missed it, check out the image gallery.




BFA Thesis Exhibition - Alumni Panel


Wednesday May 4, 2016 from 5-7 pm


Redline Gallery 2350 Arapahoe St.

Life After Graduation 

A discussion moderated by Associate Professor of Art History, Maria Elena Buszek. CU Denver Visual Arts graduates will discuss and answer questions on how they have navigated life as emerging artists in their field.


Digital Visions


Wednesday May 11, 2016 6:30-8:30 p.m.


King Center Recital Hall

This evening showcases outstanding animation, motion graphics, design, branding, UX/UI and film work created at the CU Denver College of Arts & Media.




Tuesday May 10 - 12, 2016


Tivoli Community Theater

Cinefest is the annual student film showcase where CU Denver students present their work. It is a four evening event where all students have an opportunity to screen their film projects to an audience. The students range from Freshmen to Seniors.  The final night is an awards night where Film faculty give awards.

Tuesday May 10 @ 6PM, Tivoli - Prod 1, 2, 3 

Wednesday May 11 @ 6PM, Tivoli - Prod 1, 2, 3 

Thursday May 12 @6PM, Tivoli - Docs and Prod 4


2016 Spring Graduation


Saturday, May 14, 2016 starting at 9:00 a.m.


Tivoli Quad

Commencement honors the achievement of one's academic goals and the beginning of the next vocational commitment.

Upon the conclusion of the commencement ceremony, each of the university's schools and colleges hosts a reception for graduates, guests and faculty. 

College of Arts & Media - St. Cajetan's, Auraria Campus

diagram of the united states


increase in admitted out-of-state students.

LYNX 2015

diagram of student statistics in 2015, 56% 
are from Colorado
 are from other states & Mexico

1 faculty member

invited to exhibit at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum in Washington, DC

Smithsonian logo

CAM is the 2nd fastest growing college on
CU Denver’s campus

Total admits are up 21% & Selectivity is up 121%



Denver outdoor screens showcase students' 3D motion design

When Travis Vermilye, assistant professor in the College of Arts & Media Department of Visual Arts, had a piece of digital art displayed on a giant screen downtown last summer, he had a great idea. Why not work with Denver Digerati...
Milo and Leo

'Milo Leo' brought this mascot to life

What you don’t see underneath Milo’s big furry head and tufted ears is the huge smile of the man inside. Lorenzo “Leo” Harmon is one of the original students who brought CU Denver’s Milo the Lynx mascot to life in 2013.
Chris Daniels walked the red carpet at the 2015 GRAMMYs after being co-nominated for Best Children’s Album of the Year.

Faculty cast their votes for the GRAMMYs

Wondering who voted (or didn’t vote) for your picks at the GRAMMYs? Assistant Professor of Music Business Chris Daniels and Associate Professor of Recording Arts David Bondelevitch from the College of Arts and Media are members of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS)—the illustrious group that votes each year for the Grammy winners.
Convocation panelists included (from left) Michelle H. Lee, Luke Austin, Kigge Hvid, Kameshia Hazard, Tim Kimmel and Ruth Vitale.

Experts inspire at CAM Convocation

Should students planning to work in design, music, film and television have a “back-up plan?” Not according to John Hockenberry, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist and host of the national public radio program, The Takeaway. Hockenberry served as moderator for a panel discussion on the creative economy at the College of Arts and Media’s (CAM) spring convocation. The panel featured alumni, students and industry leaders from a variety of creative fields and disciplines.



Student Films