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Our alumni are an important part of the College of Fine Arts community. Please stay in touch by updating your contact information and sending us your news. Check out what your fellow alums are up to in our Alumni Spotlight section. If you're nearby, stop by to say hello, and while you're here, support current students by coming to one of their many performances, exhibitions and events.

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Feature Stories

Art Brownlow receives UT System Regent’s Outstanding Teaching Award

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Art Brownlow

Art Brownlow (D.M.A. Trumpet Performance, 1994) was selected as a recipient of the University of Texas System Regent’s Outstanding Teaching Award for 2016. Brownlow has taught for over 30 years in higher education, currently as Professor of Music at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. 

Alumni Spotlight

Jonas Criscoe featured in Corpus Christi exhibition

Tuesday, August 23, 2016   |  K Space Contemporary
Jonas Criscoe

Jonas Criscoe (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2006) has work featured in The 3rd Coast National juried exhibition at K space Contemporary in Corpus Christi. This year’s juror Sharon Kapriva reviewed 611 images submitted by 193 artists and selected 59 works of art by 59 artists for the 2016 exhibition. 

Erin Cunningham featured in Austin exhibition

Tuesday, August 23, 2016   |  ICOSA Collective
Erin Cunningham

Erin Cunningham (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2007) has work featured in a two-person exhibition at ICOSA Collective in Austin. The show, "Figure/heads" features the work of Cunningham and David Bae. In their respective media, the two artists present their own distinct interpretations of the physical/psychological aspects of the figure. The exhibition runs through Sept. 23.

Khristaan Villela appointed director of Santa Fe museum

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Khristaan Villela

Khristaan Villela (M.A., Art History, 1993; Ph.D., Art History, 2001) was appointed director of the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Prior to this he was professor of art history at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design (2011–2016), and the Eugene V. Thaw Professor of Art History and Director of the Thaw Art History Center at the College of Santa Fe (1998–2009). Photo Courtesy Khristaan Villela