College of Fine Arts News

UT makes big leap in public art

Thursday, February 21, 2013   |  Austin American Statesman

Landmarks,The Public Art Program of The University of Texas at Austin announces that "Circle With Towers” and “Wall Drawing #520” by Sol LeWitt   will be officially dedicated March 21, one of several events to mark the opening of the new Dell Computer Science Hall and Bill and Melinda Gates Computer Science Center.

Arts Fuel the Texas Economy

Monday, February 18, 2013   |  Texas Cultural Trust


Texas’ Arts and Culture Industry plays a major role in the state’s overall economy. The nearly 10,000 Arts and Culture Industry businesses located throughout Texas employ over 110,000 workers.

The UT Wind Ensemble mentioned in NY Times

Sunday, February 10, 2013   |  The New York Times

The UT Wind Ensemble got a nice credit in a NY Times review of a Juilliard performance of Corigliano's Circus Maximus in Carnegie Hall. 

Remembering McDonald Smith

Sunday, December 23, 2012   |  Austin American Statesman

Professor Emeritus McDonald Smith taught in the Art Department of the College of Fine Arts for more than 30 years.

Katie Rose Pipkin named Artist of the Year - Early Career

Wednesday, November 28, 2012   |  Austin Chronicle

Congratulations to Katie Rose Pipkin. She was named Artist of the Year Early Career at the 2012 Austin Visual Arts Awards.  Katie is an undergraduate Studio Art major working on her BFA.