College of Fine Arts News

Martha Hilley is the 2014 MTNA Teacher of the Year.

Monday, March 31, 2014   |  Music Teachers Association

2014 Music Teacher National Association's Teacher of the Year award will be presented to Professor Martha Hilley at the Awards Brunch at the MTNA National Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

New Executive Arts Management Certificate Offered

Tuesday, February 18, 2014   |  Arts Management Cerificate

Arts Management Certificate Offered by UT Austin's Texas Executive Education, McCombs School of Business, and the College of Fine Arts. This Certificate provides you with managerial and entrepreneurial skills and strategies to help successfully pursue your institutional mission in today’s environment.

Irene H. Olivieri: Closer to Wilderness Published

Monday, February 17, 2014   |  Pomegranate

Irene Hardwicke Olivieri (B.F.A., 1983) announced the publication of her new book of paintings, Closer to Wilderness. The Los Angeles Times wrote, “These paintings aren’t passive objects . . . but reach rather actively into the mind, arousing the imagination into activity.”

Violin Virtuosos Take Center Stage at UT

Sunday, February 16, 2014   |  The University of Texas

On February 21 the Butler School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin welcomes 42 of the world’s best violinists to campus for an intense 10-day competition.

Presidential Chemistry

Sunday, February 9, 2014   |  The New York Times

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (B.A. in Drama, 1975) prepares for the Broadway debut of “All The Way,” staring Bryan Cranston. Previews begin February 10.

In UTs Visual Arts Center, an Underground Skateboard World

Tuesday, February 4, 2014   |  The Alcalde

Artist Michael Sieben, BFA ’99, is the Visual Arts Center’s artist-in-residence this spring and has created an underground skateboard world—complete with a clubhouse, a skate ramp, a campfire ring, and a mysterious cast of characters known only as the “The Dwellers.”