College of Fine Arts News

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.





Aeolus Quartet Wins Fischoff's 2013 Educator Award

Monday, November 19, 2012   |  The Fischoff National Chamber Music Association

This national award recognizes the educational outreach work of the Aeolus Quartet and other Fischoff Competition alumni who have demonstrated outstanding and imaginative programming for children and youth in the United States.

Rude Mechs Selected as Resident Theater Company

Monday, October 8, 2012   |  Univerity of Texas


The nationally acclaimed ensemble, Rude Mechs has been appointed as the resident theater company of The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance.

Tailgate Opera

Monday, October 1, 2012   |  Austin Lyric Oprea


The Butler Opera Center Presents the Pagliacci Project in conjunction with the  Austin Lyric Opera

Saturday October 6, 2012, 4:00

DFA patio outside the FAB Gallery

Trinity Street

Jack Risley joins the department of Art & Art History

Tuesday, September 25, 2012   |


The Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the appointment of Jack Risley as department chair and Ruth Head Centennial Professor. Amy Hauft also joined the department as professor of art and will hold the Leslie Waggener Professorship in the College of Fine Arts. 

Art & Art Historys Susan Rather appointed as a Tyson Scholar

Sunday, September 23, 2012   |

Susan Rather, a member of the art history faculty in the Department of Art & Art History has been appointed a Tyson Scholar at Crystal Bridges, Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas.