Nest Mural Quest

Nest Mural Quest

As part of our mission, we currently have a series of public murals in and around the CU Boulder campus. Look for them, and take a picture with the hashtag #nestmuralquest and the tag @nestcuboulder on Instagram between 9/9/21 and 10/10/21 for a chance to win a $50...
Science Production Studio

Science Production Studio

The Science Production Studio (SPS) is a new undergraduate summer program at the University of Colorado Boulder organized by, and with support from SciAll.org, Fiske Planetarium, and NEST Studio for the Arts. SPS seeks to produce innovative, creative and insightful...
Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface

—Beneath the Surface is contributed by 2019 NEST Fellows Patrick Chandler and David Oonk—all pictures by the authors. Most observers see the rivers and streams they interact with on the Front Range only for a few moments at a time and only from the top looking down....
GeoGebra

GeoGebra

—GEoGebra is contributed by 2020 NEST Fellows Erik Knutsen and Sarah Mauney. The idea for this project began when Erik Knutsen (PhD in Mathematics) took Sarah Mauney’s (MFA in Dance & Choreography) beginning contemporary dance class. Sarah utilized a movement...
MIRRORSTATE

MIRRORSTATE

Last May, Erika Raberg, Jonathan Raberg, Ryan Packard and Claire McCahan set out for the salt flats to pursue practice-based research from four distinct disciplines: science, vocal performance, new music composition, and the moving image. They wanted to explore the...
Campus Field Guide and Coloring Book

Campus Field Guide and Coloring Book

Last year, Joanne Marras Tate, Robert Buehler and Mathew Sharples, were selected by NEST to develop a Campus Field Guide. Joanne is part of the Communication Department, Robert from Art and Art History, and Mathew recently completed his Ph.D. in Ecology and...
New NEST Fall Showcase

New NEST Fall Showcase

NEST Studio for the Arts is thrilled to announce the unveiling of new public artwork on the exterior of the CASE building and at the Dairy Arts Center, accessible and visible from socially-distanced, outside environments. Artist and researcher Nina Elder recently...
NEST and the Firehouse Art Center

NEST and the Firehouse Art Center

The Firehouse Art Center is Longmont’s leading contemporary art center featuring national and local artists with well over a dozen exhibitions a year. Their beautiful National Historic Landmark building features two exhibition spaces, and over 1,000 square feet of...
Wild Thing: Space Invaders

Wild Thing: Space Invaders

The second season of “Wild Thing” is almost here—arriving on Earth, September 17! Introducing “Wild Thing: Space Invaders,” about the ongoing search for extraterrestrial life. We are proud to have been able to contribute toward the sponsoring...
Invisible Disruption

Invisible Disruption

—Invisible Disruption is contributed by 2019 NEST Fellows Denise Fernandes and Shelby McAuliffe. The Anthropocene has come to define our policies, governance mechanisms, resource use, activism, social and political conflict, and also the art of visualization....