College of Fine Arts News

College honors graduate students for teaching and creative excellence

Thursday, May 7, 2015

The College of Fine Arts has awarded five graduate students the Dean’s Teaching and Creative Excellence Fellowships. The awards honor continuing graduate students who have demonstrated exceptional creative work or exceptional undergraduate teaching through their teaching assistant/assistant instructor appointments.

Longhorn Band, director Robert M. Carnochan will leave UT this summer

Wednesday, April 29, 2015   |  The Daily Texan

After 13 years directing the Longhorn Band, Robert M. Carnochan will leave the University this summer to become the University of Miami’s wind ensembles director. Carnochan said he chose to move on to Miami to focus on composing music and conducting the wind ensemble. 

Austin’s classical community comes together for Nico Muhly’s new work

Tuesday, April 14, 2015   |  Austin American Statesman

Don't miss your chance to see two of Austin’s most prominent arts organizations, Conspirare and Austin Classical Guitar, in an unprecedented collaboration of new work by Nico Muhly for voices and guitars, presented by Texas Performing Arts.

Music professor Robert Duke wins teaching fellowship

Sunday, April 12, 2015   |  The Daily Texan

Robert Duke, professor from the Butler School of Music and director of the Center for Music Learning, received a $25,000 award for the Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship.

Design Institute for Health brings creativity to health ecosystem

Sunday, March 15, 2015
Stacey Chang and Beto Lopez

The Design Institute for Health is a first-of-its-kind institution dedicated to applying design thinking and creative solutions to the nation’s health care challengesand integrating that perspective into medical education and community health programs. The institute is a collaboration between the new Dell Medical School and the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin, leaders from the two schools announced at The Contemporary Austin–Jones Center on Monday, the first day of the inaugural South by Southwest Health and MedTech Expo.

Nancy Rubins’ ‘Monochrome for Austin’ an elegant monument for UT

Monday, March 9, 2015   |  Austin American Statesman

A bouquet of aluminum canoes and boats blossoms over a busy pedestrian intersection on the University of Texas campus.Called “Monochrome for Austin,” the sculpture by Nancy Rubins stands 50 feet tall and stretches about as wide. Commissioned by UT’s public art program, Landmarks, it is now the largest sculpture on the UT campus.

Five Great UT Artistic Landmarks

Monday, March 9, 2015   |  UT KNOW

Spend any time on the Forty Acres, and you’ll find yourself encountering some rather extraordinary art, even if you don’t seek it out — and often without setting foot inside a building. That’s due in large part to Landmarks, the university’s public art program that launched in 2008.