The Austin Critics Table is marking its 20th year of commending outstanding work on the local arts scene. Students and faculty of the College of Fine Arts once again dominate the list of nominees! Congratulations to our outstanding students, faculty and alums!
College of Fine Arts News
For the 20th year, an informal affiliation of local arts critics has recognized the year’s most exceptional achievements in dance, classical music, the visual arts, and theatre. Department of Theatre and Dance productions, students, faculty, alumni and friends are well represented on this year’s list of nominations. Winners will be announced of the Critics’ Table Awards will be announced on June 4.
Williams' Texas Prize exhibit is on view at AMOA-Arthouse, Jones Center, through July 22.
Celebrated MET opera singer and honored UT alum Barbara Smith Conrad returns to her alma mater May 18 to give the 2012 College of Fine Arts spring commencement speech and a special performance.
According to musician Herb Alpert about the recipients of this year's award winners, "[they] take aesthetic, intellectual and political risks, and challenge work-out conventions. They're unafraid of the unknown."
Each recipient received a $75,000 award.
Art History Professor David Stuart featured in Science Journal, National Geographic for work on Maya Excavation
David Stuart, professor of Mesoamerican art and writing at The University of Texas at Austin, deciphered glyphs discovered in Guatemala. Stuart and his team are published in Science journal's May 11, 2012 issue and National Geographic's June 2012 issue.
Pianist Joseph Choi and Jonathon Pearson Altizer, Stephanie Chung and Angela Park of The Hill-Country Reed Trio were recognized by the Regents for their exceptional work in the musical arts. Congratulations to our talented students!
University of Texas at Austin's acting students get a boost from Austin's famous film festival and independent film scene.
Chair in Latin American Art History and Criticism Established with Longhorn Network Earnings and Private Gift
The College of Fine Arts gets first in string of Longhorn Network's academic benefits
The university unveils its newest public art commission titled, '"And That's The Way It Is."