To honor and congratulate Kevin Adams on his impressive body of work in theatrical lighting design, the College of Fine Arts presented him with the E. William Doty Distinguished Alumnus Award. With more than two decades in theaters and four Tony Awards, Adams said he still finds excitement in his work.
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Allen Becker (B.B.A. 1954) is known for bringing live entertainment to venues across the country. As the recipient of the 2016 Doty Award, Becker reflects on his career, working with the College of Fine Arts to revitalize Bass Concert Hall and the passion behind his family-run business.
David Hunter, musicology senior lecturer in the Butler School of Music and Interim Head Librarian of the Fine Arts Library, spoke with BBC Radio’s Tom Service about his new book, “The Lives of George Frideric Handel.”
Andreé Bober (B.F.A., Art History, 1992) published “The Collections,” with UT Press, which documents the more than 80 collections across the University of Texas campus. Bober shared some of her favorite finds from the past decade of research with The Daily Texan.
Stop by Doty Fine Arts to see student work from the Introduction to Design now on view in the Dean’s Office display case.
In an op-ed for the Contra Costa Times, Associate Professor in Design Kate Catterall calls on colleagues to use design thinking to combat fear around the new campus carry law. She discusses how professors could reimagine the fall’s first day of classes as the new law takes effect.
Looking back on 2015, work from the College of Fine Arts shined in the Austin arts community.
As part of The Contemporary Austin’s exhibition Strange Pilgrims, Rachel Stuckey, a third-year M.F.A. student, is in charge of maintaining the projectors for an historic film installation piece from 1976 by Paul Shartis called Dream Displacement. She described the process in a UT News video, The Art of Installation.
Students from all over the university are coming together for the college’s UT Gaming and Mobile Media Applications (GAMMA) Program. UT News looked at how departments are partnering across campus to prepare students for careers in the fast-growing game and mobile app industry.
Art History Ph.D. Candidate Rose Salseda talks to UT Libraries about her research of art created in response the 1992 LA Riots and her efforts to create a digital archive.