Faculty

Regina Chavez Puccetti

Regina Chavez Puccetti

Area Head, Arts Management Minor

Lecturer II 

Courses:
FA 250 Intro to Arts Management – FA 250 Syllabus
FA*450 Seminar: Professional Arts Management – FA 450 Syllabus
FA*470 Fundraising for Arts – FA 470 Syllabus

Regina Chavez Puccetti is a Lecturer II faculty member at the University of New Mexico in the College of Fine Arts – Arts Management Program. She is the Area Head for the Arts Management Program and teaches Introduction to Arts Management and Advanced Arts Management Topics: Creative Economy, Professional Arts Management Practices, and Fundraising for the Arts. She also teaches Business & Law of Film & New Media for the Interdisciplinary Film & Digital Media Program, and has taught Creative Economy for the Freshman Learning Communities.  Ms. Chavez co-developed The Business of Art professional certificate for the Executive & Professional Education Center at the Anderson School of Management and is an instructor for the certificate and for the Business Start Up 102 certificate. She is also the UNM Campus Project Manager for the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP), a national survey, data management and institutional improvement system designed to enhance the impact of arts-school education.

Ms. Chavez’s professional experience includes accounting, arts administration, economic development, non-profit leadership and development, entrepreneurship and education.  She has worked for non-profits, local government and the private sector. Ms. Chavez has taught at the University of New Mexico, Santa Fe University of Art and Design, and Southwest University of Visual Arts.

 She holds a Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) from the University of New Mexico with an emphasis in public art planning and graduated with Distinction.

rchav217@unm.edu

Paul Rhien

Paul Rhien

Marketing Professional 

Adjunct Lecturer 

Courses:
FA 365 Social Media Arts Marketing – 365 Syllabus

Paul Rhien is the newest member of the Arts Management faculty. He brings valuable and practical experience with current and emerging trends in social media and content marketing. As a marketing consultant and coach, Paul works with his clients on marketing planning and strategy, and assists with the implementation of compelling and competitive campaigns. As an instructor, he facilitates students toward developing a successful social media presence for arts marketing and promotion.

Paul has a background in non-profit management, community outreach and engagement. He worked for several years as a non-profit director for the Boy Scouts of America across New Mexico. He recently completed a Master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from West Virginia University. Paul currently serves as the Public Information Office for the New Mexico Department of Health.

paulrhien@unm.edu

 

CK Barlow

CK Barlow

Independent Composer

Lecturer II: UNM Music, IFDM, and Arts Management Program

Courses:
FA*470 Advanced Topics: Arts Entrepreneurship – FA 470 Syllabus

Composer CK Barlow’s work is used daily on television (placements include ABC, CBS, NBC, BBC, CNN, HBO, Bravo, MTV, Nat’l Geo, VH1, Discovery, History, Animal Planet, Style, etc.) and has been licensed for six national Kmart ads as well as the Breaking Bad franchise. She has created music for dozens of film and theater projects, including feature films Warrior Woman (2011) and Roswell FM (2013). Her background includes extensive indie rock and experimental electronics performance plus a master’s degree in Music Theory and Composition, received with distinction from the University of New Mexico. She has been published in MIT’s Computer Music Journal and interviewed for Leonardo Music Journal. She began teaching music technology courses for UNM Music in 2008 and IFDM in 2012, and has also served as a Board member of the New Mexico Post-Production Alliance.

CK Barlow’s course, FA 470 Adv. Topics: Arts Entrepreneurship, has earned UNM’s Online Best Practices distinction and certification!

ckbarlow@unm.edu
http://ckbarlow.com/

Jessamyn Lovell

Jessamyn Lovell

Visiting Artist, Studio Foundation

Courses:
FA*370 Creating Opportunities in the Arts – FA 370 Syllabus

Jessamyn Lovell (b. 1977, Syracuse, NY) is a visual artist working with photography, video, and surveillance as tools to document her own life experiences making connections between class and personal identity. BFA, Rochester Institute of Technology and MFA, California College of the Arts Lovell lives in Albuquerque, NM where she is currently a Lecturer in the Art and Art History Department at the University of New Mexico. Lovell’s work has been exhibited nationally, and she is the recipient of several awards, including the Aperture Portfolio Prize and the CENTER Excellence in Teaching Award. Lovell has received international recognition for her most recent work “Dear Erin Hart,” for which she found, followed and photographed her identity thief.

jlovell@unm.edu

Dr. James Stone

Dr. James Stone

Department Chair & Associate Professor

Arts Management Internship Supervisor

Course:
FA*495 Arts Management Internship – FA 495 Syllabus

Associate Professor Dr. James Stone teaches several courses in film history, among them “International Horror Film,” “The Cinema of Alfred Hitchcock,” and “Teen Rebels.”  His primary interests are in British cinema, American popular culture, apocalyptic imagery, and gender studies.

“Enjoying 9/11:   The Pleasures of Cloverfields,” his essay on the relationship between terrorism and spectacle, was published in Duke University’s Radical History Review.  Another essay on the appeal of destruction, “The Meek Inherit the Earth:  Celebrating the End of American Power in Mars Attacks!” appeared in Akademisk Kvarter, a Danish journal of the humanities.  He contributed a chapter on 1930s film star Jessie Matthews to The Transnational of American Culture:  Literature, Film, and Music, a collection from Routledge.  His essay on the Paranormal Activity films is included in the Lexington Books anthology The Great Recession in Fiction Film and Television:  Twenty-First-Century Bust Culture.

Recent publications – in collections by McFarland, Palgrave Macmillan, and Wilfred Laurier University Press – delve into the subjects of sexual abuse in the Resident Evil movies, eroticism in the neo-noir Romeo is Bleeding, and matriarchal space in Powell and Pressburger’s One of Our Aircraft is Missing.

jstone@unm.edu 

FA*495 Arts Management Internship – FA 495 Syllabus

James and Diahndra are the new supervisors for our Arts Management Internship. The internship is intended to provide our students hand on experience in fields of their interest. Together, James and Diahndra will supervise and facilitate the Arts Management students in finding, maintaining, and completing an internship for credit.

Diahndra Grill

Diahndra Grill

IFDM Program Manager

Arts Management Internship Supervisor

Course:
FA*495 Arts Management Internship – FA 495 Syllabus

Diahndra is a multimedia artist, educator, and feminista who works in schools, prisons, detention centers, and with organizations advocating and facilitating creative expression as a tool for self-discovery, healing, community building and revitalization. She is the co-founder of JustWrite (nowrongjustwrite.org), a non-profit organization focused in the education sector and with those incarcerated and in transition, encouraging the creation and presentation of visual and literary arts as catalysts for self-reflection, social change, and bridging communities. Diahndra serves as the Chair of the ACM SIGGRAPH Rio Grande Chapter, a community promoting dialogue and activities in digital arts and interactive media and is a member of New Mexico Women in Film, TV, and Media. She is also the Vice President of the SAFE House Board of Directors, an organization that shelters and empowers survivors of intimate partner domestic violence and works to improve the way New Mexico responds to violence. Diahndra’s art reflects the personal and political experience while engaging the power of interwoven relationships and storytelling to dismantle borders and sustain identity, culture, and purpose. Her recent individual and collaborative creative works have been featured in exhibitions at 516 ARTS, Amnesty International Regional Conference, and Harwood Art Center.

dgrill@unm.edu