Michael Wellen (M.A. 2005; Ph.D., Art History, 2012) was appointed as the curator of international art at the Tate Modern in London, where he will focus on further developing the Latin American art representation in the Tate’s collection and exhibition program.
College of Fine Arts News
Students in the new Arts and Entertainment Technologies degree program have created an AET student council to connect students in the program with one another.
On the morning of October 24 2016, Landmarks hosted a public ceremony in which Spiral of the Galaxy, a tremendous seven-ton bronze sculpture by British artist Marc Quinn, was unveiled.
Paul Bolin, assistant chair of the Department of Art and Art History’s Art Education Program, co-edited the book “Revitalizing History: Recognizing the Struggles, Lives and Achievements of African American and Women Art Educators.” Bolin and his co-editor Ami Kantawala were honored during a recent conference of the Texas Art Education Association.
Work from Nicole Awai, assistant professor in studio art, is included in “Home, Memory and Future,” a three-part exhibition celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Caribbean Cultural Center and African Diaspora Institute in New York. The exhibition explores the notion of home in the age of gentrification, dislocation, migration, exile, belonging, health and unaffordable housing.
Currently on sabbatical and completing a studio residency in Berlin awarded by the Aargauer Kuratorium, Photography Professor Teresa Hubbard will have her work with collaborator Alexander Birchler included in multiple exhibitions this fall.
Theatre Professor Susan Mickey has been selected as a Research Award Winner by the University Co-Op Hamilton Book Awards.
The Department of Theatre and Dance opens its 2016-17 season with In the Red and Brown Water, which brings together unique faculty collaborations while also providing opportunities in the classroom.
Studio Art student Jasmine Uy created this stop motion animation video for her AET 325 class, “2D Production Art,” with instructor Neal Daugherty. Below she explains her creative process on the project.
The Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) Pre-Graduate Mentorship Program announced 25 Kuhn Intellectual Entrepreneurship Awards for fall 2016, including Fine Arts student Anyssa Flores, Visual Arts Studies senior.