Project Showcase

Manitos Archetype Posters

Natasha Vasquez created these posters as part of a summer internship and a Seabury Fellowship. They are depictions of Manitos Archetypes from northern New Mexico and southern Colorado.

Manitos Placemats

These placemats were created as part of the Manitos Community Memory Project. They will be used in local restaurants in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado to help educate and inform children about their Manitos heritage.

Cafe Y Atole in Spanish

Cafe Y Atole in Spanish is an Animation by Natasha Vasquez– This animation in Spanish highlights the trovo Cafe y Atole. It was created as part of an internship for the Manitos Community Memory Project.

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Light Among the Ruins

An interactive game created by Becca Sharp for PICT 2019 A Unity-based game that allows visitors to the Jemez Historic Site the opportunity to light virtual farolitos

Los Alamos Visitor Center

Two Cultural Technology interns created graphic panels for the for the Los Alamos Visitors Center. The Kid’s Corner was given an updated look by AJ

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Currents New Media Festival 2019

Cultural Technology Interns AJ Warwell and Gabriela Smith worked with mentor Jim Hunyadi to document the work in the 10th annual Currents New Media Festival. Currents website  

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Spanish Market

Spanish Market Artist videos This is a video compilation of over a year’s worth of documentation of master Spanish Market artists by Tara Trudell. This internship started in the summer of 2018 for the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art in Santa Fe, NM and while there are still many more Spanish Market artists to document, …

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Rael Sala

This 3-D model of the Rael Sala in Questa, NM was created as part of the Manitos Community Memory Project.

Cafe y Atole

Animation by Natasha Vasquez. This animation highlights the trovo Cafe y Atole.

Raspi Wifi Tracking

Raspberry Pi WiFi Tracking SSD Practicum Project Colin Monroe and Eli Seifert Developed for use at Currents New Media Festival 2017 in order to track total number of visitors with devices. Code on Github

Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science

Johnny Alvarez Americorps Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science exhibit signage

Sim Pueblo

During PICT 2015, students developed an interactive with an ipad and 3D printed models. Graduate student Simone Seagle converted the original prototype for the HP Sprout,  an all-in-one PC that has two touch screens, a 3D camera, etc.

Manhattan Project Historical Park visitors center

AmeriCorps 2017 Americorps interns, Desiree Ramirez and Erick Rangel, provided additional graphic design support after completion of the PICT 2017 schedule.

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3-D model Historic Las Vegas, NM buildings

Rebecca Sharp and Brittany Hayes, students in the Media Arts and Technology Program at New Mexico Highlands University developed 3-D models of historic Las Vegas, New Mexico buildings.

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NM Tribal Librarians

AmeriCorps 2017 Video documentation for NM State Library/Tribal Libraries

Hermits Peak Watershed Alliance

Clarence Bustamante, AmeriCorps Cultural Technology Intern Hermits Peak Watershed Alliance, Summer 2017 Logo and Branding design  

Ft. Seldon

Johnny Alvaraz Americorps Ft. Seldon graphic design for wayfinding and other signage

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Phantoms of a Rail Town exhibit

City of Las Vegas Museum Phantoms of a Rail Town, video Shane Flores in collaboration with the Media Arts Seminar class. Watch Full Version on Vimeo

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PEEC Nature Video

Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) What do you love about nature? video by Patty Chavez and Terence Garcia

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Currents New Media documentation

CURRENTS NEW MEDIA 2017 Artist interviews and video documentation by Patty Chavez and Terence Garcia


Lore of the Land

New Mexico Watershed Sound Map soundcloud: website:

Memories of Migration

Videos Exhibit Design Labels

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NMHC Pulitzer Dialogues

New Mexico Humanities Council NMHC Pulitzer Dialogues video documentation by Chris Killion AmeriCorps 2016

Coronado Tour App

Coronado Tour app for Pict 2015  

Owls and Bats of Los Alamos

Owls and Bats of Los Alamos app Bradbury Science Museum design and development by graduate student Elizabeth Starks and undergrad student Mireya Rodriguez

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The Long Walk

The Long walk by Andrew Shephard AmeriCorps Cultural Technology Program, 2014 Fort Sumner Historic Site, Bosque Redondo Memorial

Music + Math

Music + Math website Santa Fe Institute design and development by graduate students  Elizabeth Starks and Rianne Trujillo Visit Website

YMP Podcasts

Youth Media Project AmeriCorps Erika Kramer


Museum of Indian Arts and Culture AmeriCorps Elizabeth Starks


While the Roswell Museum and Art Center, intern Naomi Padilla completed a three-fold brochure of the museum’s Aston Collection. The brochure contains animal illustrations, activities, and features the museum’s mascot, Biff Beaver. Naomi is currently still working at the Roswell Museum where she plans on completing five redesigns of collection maps for the Aston.

NM Museum of Space and History

Americorps NM Museum of Space and History Johnny Alvarez Graphic Design

Bradbury Science Museum videos

Americorps video editing and documenation Jeanna Francis

MIAC podcast

AmeriCorps Jeanna Francis

Santa Fe Children’s Museum promo video

Santa Fe Children’s Museum Americorps 2011 video by Rebecca Glenn 

VLA brochure

National Radio Astronomy Observatory and the Very Large Array AmeriCorps 2011 Graphic Design by Ashley Paiz


While working at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) in Socorro, New Mexico, intern Naomi Padilla  completed many design projects. There she made a Jansky lecture poster series, completed a t-shirt design, and drew a mascot to represent the NRAO’s Very Large Array, a huge assortment of telescopes that detect radio waves from space.


Turning animation projects into e-published documents for online distribution. <a href=”” class=”button”> View on Issuu</a>

Las Vegas Museum Oral Histories

Coming Home: Stories of War Work and Wanderings Oral histories for the City of Las Vegas Museum

Ernest Thompson Seton exhibition

Creating an animation for Ernest Thomson Seton’s Wild at Heart exhibition for the New Mexico History Museum, 2011

Navajo Way of Life

<h1 class=”clip_info-header iris_header iris_header–36″><span class=”clip_info-title”>Dibé éí Diné be’iiná át’é</span></h1> <p class=”first”>Final video documenting the Sheep is Life festival and the breed characteristics of the Navajo Churro sheep for the The Navajo Lifeway.</p> Produced by NMHU student Devyn Dennison for The Navajo Lifeway.


Treasuring with Penelope Hunter-Stiebel, featuring Jonathan Batkin, the Director of the Wheelwright Museum in Santa Fe New Mexico. Shot and edited by interns from the Media Arts Program at New Mexico Highlands University, 2010 This video series features curators describing their favorite objects.

Virtual Palace of the Governors

Creating a virtual model of the 17th century Palace of the Governors Website:

Indian Rodeo on the Navajo Nation

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Las Vegas Museum Podcasts and Games

Creating podcasts and online games:

NM Creates documentary

Documentary created for The New Mexico Museum Foundation, New Mexico Creates. Featuring jeweler, Jolene Eustace.

Almas de Plaza

Robert Drummond Studio & Highlands University, Media Arts- “Design Projects for the Community” students.

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NMHM Conservation

Documenting the conservation process for the New Mexico History Museum Watch on Vimeo

Palace Press Traveling Exhibition

Creating a Traveling Exhibition Website for the Palace Press:

Ansel Adams camera view

Ansel Adams Camera View Interactive for the Georgia O’Keeffe Highlands Student Creates Interactive Display for Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Georgia O’keeffe and the Camera

Students created video for the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. American artists from Alfred Stieglitz to Andy Warhol have been enthralled by the image of Georgia OKeeffe as a woman, painter, and celebrity. Georgia OKeeffe: The Art of Identity is the first exhibition to explore the close relationship between her art and photographs taken of her.

Santa Fe Railyard Oral Histories

Documenting oral histories for the Santa Fe Railyard Community Corporation

Virtual Print Shop

Creating a virtual print shop for the Palace of the Governors website

Lucky 7

Documenting SITE Santa Fe’s Lucky Number 7 Biennial Website: