Charmain Schuh, MFA

Visual Arts Director, Gallery Director, Instructor
School of the Arts
MFA, Visual Arts, University of Colorado Boulder (Field Of Study: Painting/Drawing); BFA, University of South Dakota (Field Of Study: Painting/Drawing)
BA Visual Arts
Fall 2021 Semester Advanced Studio Practice (ART-385-A) / Fall 2021 Semester Art and Consciousness (ART-105-A) / Fall 2021 Semester Introduction to Drawing (ART-125-A, ART-125N-NC) / Spring 2021 Semester Mixed Media (ART-311-A) / Spring 2021 Semester Portfolio and Gallery (ART-480-A) / Spring 2021 Semester Warrior Artist (ART-440-A) / Spring 2022 Semester Mixed Media (ART-311-A) / Spring 2022 Semester Warrior Artist (ART-440-A) / Fall 2021 Semester Studio and Space (ART-499-SS)

Experienced Museum/Gallery Director and instructor with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Art Education, Event Management, and Exhibit Design. Strong arts and design professional with a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) focused in Painting/Drawing from University of Colorado/Boulder. Received Bachelor of Arts (BFA) from University of South Dakota, Vermillion in Painting/Drawing.

Charmain has worked as director, curator, registrar and exhibition designer in such preeminent institutions as The Denver Art Museum, Denver Museum of Natural History, The Joslyn Art Museum, The Arvada Center for the Arts, Ft. Collins Modern Museum, and University of Colorado Art Galleries/ and Natural History Museum.

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

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