Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies Director Bruce Pennycook was named the 2017 recipient of the Cale McDowell Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Studies for his leadership, design and creativity in undergraduate programming.
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Beili Liu, associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History, was named 2018 Texas State Three-Dimensional Artist by the Texas Legislature.
The Austin American-Statesman highlights the latest play by Robert Schenkkan (B.A., Drama, 1975) that will be performed at Brockett Theatre in August. “Building the Wall,” is set in West Texas two years into the future and will be directed by Brant Pope, chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance.
The Alcalde honored Charles Carson, associate professor of musicology in the Butler School of Music, in their Texas Ten list of outstanding university faculty. The honorees are selected from alumni nominations and narrowed down by the alumni magazine.
Victoria Marquez came to UT with a love of painting murals. She collaborated with the Butler School of Music to create an abstract mural that pushes her own art skills while also beautifying the music building.
This summer, the Fine Arts Library will continue to transform its spaces to serve the needs of students in the College of Fine Arts and across the university. This month, contractors will demolish the book stacks and internal walls of the fourth floor of the Fine Arts Library to create large classrooms with adaptable technologies, a high-tech teaching lab, dedicated design studios, a state-of-the-art audio studio, seminar rooms and faculty offices for the Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies and the Center for Integrated Design.
A group of Art Education graduate students traveled to Guatemala to participate in community art-making as part of Easter Holy Week celebrations.
After more than a year, the Department of Art and Art History celebrated the completed renovation of its digital photography lab thanks to a donation from the Goyanes Family Foundation.
The College of Fine Arts will recognize three undergraduate students for excellence during their time at UT Austin.
As proposed budgets threaten to cut all federal funding for the National Endowment of the Arts, the Austin Chronicle looks at what impact this could have in Austin. Francie Ostrower, professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance and LBJ School of Public Affairs, provides insight into how this federal funding filters down to states and local arts organizations.