Early in November, the Foundry makerspace in the Fine Arts Library welcomed its second artist-in-residence, Russian-born American multimedia artist and AET Lecturer Yuliya Lanina.
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Industry and Academic Veteran Kate Canales Joins College of Fine Arts as New Chair of the Department of Design
he College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin today announced the hire of a new chair of the Department of Design in the School of Design and Creative Technologies. Kate Canales comes to the Department of Design from Southern Methodist University (SMU) where she serves as Director of Design and Innovation Programs and a Clinical Professor in the Lyle School of Engineering. Canales will assume the role July 1.
Modern Healthcare goes inside the new clinics at the Dell Medical School’s Health Transformation Building. These newly designed patient spaces were created by the Design Institute for Health, a partnership between the medical school and the College of Fine Arts.
Engadget presents a multilayered installation from artist Kristin Lucas, assistant professor of studio art in the Department of Art and Art History, that allows people to step into the reality of flamingos. Lucas’s “Dance with flARmingos” is in development as part of her residency at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, New York.
Artist and Transmedia Professor Michael Smith is guest curating Artpace’s International Artists-in-Residence exhibition, which is on view through Dec. 31.
The Daily Texan highlights a collaboration between IBM and the new School of Design and Creative Technologies. The “Radical Collaboration @ IBM” course is held at IBM Design Studios and gives students hands-on experience working with professional designers on real projects.
The Daily Texan highlights the new Risograph printer that gives students in the Department of Art and Art History a new avenue to explore creativity and projects.
Entrepreneur Jan Ryan discusses her new role as the College of Fine Arts’ director of creative entrepreneurship and innovation with The Daily Texan.
Stephennie Mulder, Art History associate professor, challenged recent articles about Viking clothing research by turning to Twitter. The Atlantic looks into the ramifications of the debate and the significance of this ancient clothing on current events in America.
In the current Visual Arts Center exhibition, “Room before,” graduate studio art students from the Department of Art and Art History teamed up with their peers at six other universities. The Daily Texan explores the work, which is on view through Dec. 9.