College of Fine Arts News

Arts management expert to share experiences with Fine Arts students

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Ruby Lerner

The College of Fine Arts is hosting Ruby Lerner, founding President and Executive Director of Creative Capital Foundation, for a pair of programs where she will discuss her experience in arts management. The college expects to launch a minor in arts management and administration in fall 2016.

Playwriting Professor Kirk Lynn on a Quest to ‘Fix Shakespeare’

Friday, February 5, 2016   |  Austin American-Statesman
Kirk Lynn in Statesman

Playwriting and Directing Professor Kirk Lynn sat down with the Austin American-Statesman to discuss his latest play, “Fixing Timon of Athens.” This is Lynn’s second time rewriting Shakespeare’s work for a modern theater audience.

Live Entertainment Pioneer Accepts Doty Award Surrounded by Family

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Allen Becker Doty Award 2016

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.

Musicology Professor Discusses New Book on BBC Radio

Tuesday, January 26, 2016   |  BBC Radio
David Hunter on BBC Radio

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.”