In a profile of the artist, Austin Way magazine calls Liu “the visionary who helped elevate public art in Austin with ‘Thirst’ and now is dazzling the world with luminous, thoughtful installations.”
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Wilberth Gonzales (B.A. in Theatre and Dance, 2012) worked on the costumes of the Broadway production of The King and I, which won a Tony Award for Best Costume Design. In this video, costume designer Catherine Zuber talks about Gonzales’ contributions to the show.
Associate Professor of Voice David Small has been named among the “Texas 10” by The Alcalde. This is the fourth year that the magazine has asked alumni to nominate their favorite UT professors for the teaching award, and Small was selected from a list of more than 200 nominees.
Entrepreneur and alumnus Hy Hetherington addressed 2015 College of Fine Arts at the spring commencement ceremony. The text from his speech is now available online.
Performance as Public Practice faculty members Dr. Charlotte Canning and Dr. Andrew Carlson have been named the recipients of the 2015 Department of Theatre and Dance Teaching Excellence Awards.
Americans for the Arts recognizes Casey Reas' A Mathematical Theory of Communication in the Public Art Network (PAN) Year in Review program for 2014, and the Austin Critics Table Awards honors Monochrome for Austin by Nancy Rubins.
Tommy Tune (B.F.A. Drama, 1961) sits down to discuss his illustrious career and receiving a Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre.
Mariachi master and UT Alumni, Zeke Castro helped launch the first mariachi music classes in Austin in 1980. He has inspired generations of students and leads Mariachi Paredes, the mariachi ensemble at Butler School of Music.
Stacey Chang, Executive Director of the Design Institute for Health, shares in a guest column how design can improve health care. The institute is a partnership between the Dell Medical School and the College of Fine Arts.
The Game and Mobile Media Applications (GAMMA) Program at The University of Texas at Austin was recognized as one of the top schools in the country for game design and development. Animation Career Review, an organization for aspiring animation and game design professionals, ranked the GAMMA Program No. 17 in the country. It was also ranked No. 6 in Public Game Design Schools and Colleges in the U.S. and No. 2 in the Southwest.