College of Fine Arts News

Musicology Professor Discusses New Book on BBC Radio

Tuesday, January 26, 2016   |  BBC Radio
David Hunter on BBC Radio

David Hunter, musicology senior lecturer in the Butler School of Music and Interim Head Librarian of the Fine Arts Library, spoke with BBC Radio’s Tom Service about his new book, “The Lives of George Frideric Handel.”

Landmarks Director Andreé Bober Publishes Book on University Collections

Monday, January 25, 2016   |  The Daily Texan
The Collections in the Daily Texan

Andreé Bober (B.F.A., Art History, 1992) published “The Collections,” with UT Press, which documents the more than 80 collections across the University of Texas campus. Bober shared some of her favorite finds from the past decade of research with The Daily Texan.

Go Behind-the-Scenes of 'Strange Pilgrims'

Friday, December 18, 2015   |  UT News
Strange Pilgrims by Sandy Carson

As part of The Contemporary Austin’s exhibition Strange Pilgrims, Rachel Stuckey, a third-year M.F.A. student, is in charge of maintaining the projectors for an historic film installation piece from 1976 by Paul Shartis called Dream Displacement. She described the process in a UT News video, The Art of Installation.

Students of Many Majors Come Together for Game Development

Friday, December 18, 2015   |  UT News
Game and Mobile Media Appliciations

Students from all over the university are coming together for the college’s UT Gaming and Mobile Media Applications (GAMMA) Program. UT News looked at how departments are partnering across campus to prepare students for careers in the fast-growing game and mobile app industry.

Studio Art Major Paul Cantu Earned a Bachelor's and YouTube Fame at UT Austin

Tuesday, December 8, 2015   |  The Alcalde
Paul Cantu in The Alcalde

Rooted in a desire to be “fashionable on a budget,” Studio Art major Paul Cantu turned his thrift shopping techniques into a successful YouTube channel with 165,000 subscribers. Cantu graduated this semester, and The Alcalde sat down with him to find out what’s next in the young artist’s career.

Live Entertainment Pioneer Allen Becker to Receive 2016 Doty Award

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Allen Becker

Houston businessman and producer Allen Becker will receive the 2016 Doty Award, the highest honor bestowed by the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. The Doty Award, now in its 21st year, honors individuals who have distinguished themselves through extraordinary professional achievement and/or demonstrated a dedicated loyalty to the College of Fine Arts. This year, the college will also honor Tony Award-winning lighting designer Kevin Adams with the Distinguished Alumnus Award.

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