College of Fine Arts News

Alumnus Luke Leonard Brings“Bum Phillips All-American Opera” to the stage

Sunday, December 14, 2014   |  The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance

Alumnus Luke Leonard (M.F.A. Directing ‘10) has brought the history of O.A. “Bum” Philips, coach of the Houston Oilers from 1975-1980 and father of former Dallas Cowboy’s coach Wade Phillips, to life in a new work of that premiered earlier this year.

The illuminating Art of James Turrell

Monday, November 17, 2014   |  Texas Highways

There are currently three permanent Turrell public installations to visit in Texas—two in Houston and The Color Inside at the University of Texas Student Activity Center in Austin.

Latina Magazine's 30 under 30

Tuesday, November 11, 2014   |  Latina Magazine

Congratulations to Natalia Anciso (B.A. Studio Art, 2008) for being listed as a top innovator in Latina's 30 under 30!

The blood antiquities funding ISIL

Monday, November 10, 2014   |  Al Jazeera

The sale of illegal antiquities is now estimated to be ISIL's second-largest revenue stream after oil.

Butler School's new director talks music

Sunday, October 12, 2014   |  Austin American Statesman

Mary Ellen Poole, director of the Butler School of Music talks music with the Statesman's Jeanne Claire van Ryzin.