Alumni

Welcome alumni! 

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

You can learn more about departmental activities by visiting their Alumni websites:

 

Feature Stories

Live Entertainment Pioneer Allen Becker to Receive 2016 Doty Award

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Allen Becker

Houston businessman and producer Allen Becker will receive the 2016 Doty Award, the highest honor bestowed by the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. The Doty Award, now in its 21st year, honors individuals who have distinguished themselves through extraordinary professional achievement and/or demonstrated a dedicated loyalty to the College of Fine Arts. This year, the college will also honor Tony Award-winning lighting designer Kevin Adams with the Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Alumni Spotlight

Work from Jonas Criscoe Featured in Dallas Gallery

Monday, February 1, 2016   |  Level Gallery
Jonas Criscoe
Jonas Criscoe (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2006) has work featured in The Oil & Gas Show at Level Gallery in Dallas, Texas. The exhibition "aims to expose the intricacies and complexities of the varying perspectives on the industry." It is on view through Feb. 28.

Shaun Lane to Receive National Teaching Award

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Shaun Lane, 2014 Student of the Year. Art Education. Photo by Lawrence Peart. The College of Fine Arts and the Texas Cultural Trust have formed the Arts and Digital Literacy Initiative to focus on integrating fi ne arts education and technology. The initia
The National Art Education Association named Shaun Lane (B.F.A., Visual Arts Studies, 2014) the 2016 recipient of the New Professional Art Education Award. The award is presented to outstanding new teachers. Lane currently teaches Ceramics, Sculpture and Art 1 at Eatsview High School in Georgetown, Texas. He will be recognized during the association's conference in March in Chicago.

Jelisa Jay Robinson's Play to be Produced at Austin Theater

Tuesday, January 12, 2016   |  Teatro Vivo
Jelisa Robinson
Austin-based Teatro Vivo will produce “The Stories of Us,” a play written by Jelisa Jay Robinson (B.A., Theatre and Dance, 2014). The theater described the “The Stories of Us” as a collection of stories that dig deep into the intercultural conflict between African Americans and Latinos, African diaspora identity, and Afrolatinidad. It is scheduled for a three-week run in April.