Upcoming Events

Industry Insights: A Career in Arts Journalism and Writing with Robert Faires & Jay Handelman

  • September 7, 2017 11:00 AM

Industry Insights attendance is only open to current COFA students and COFA alumni.

In this moderated conversation, Robert Faires, Arts Editor of the Austin Chronicle,and Jay Handelman, Arts Critic of the Sarasota Herald Tribune, will explore questions and pathways about careers in arts journalism and writing. If you’re wondering how to combine your creative talents with your love for writing, this talk is for you! Students will be given a chance to dialogue and engage with both of these professionals, deepening their understanding of the role of the critic in the modern artistic landscape.

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Tips & Tiffs: FACS 101

  • September 8, 2017 2:30 PM

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Tips & Tiffs: Resumes 101

  • September 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Tips & Tiffs: Cover Letters

  • September 15, 2017 2:30 PM

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Tips & Tiffs: Applying to Graduate School

  • September 20, 2017 12:00 PM

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Tips & Tiffs: The Art of Finance

  • September 22, 2017 2:30 PM

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Intern Scholarship Info Session

  • September 27, 2017 12:00 PM

This info session will provide students with tips on applying for the Intern Scholarship. The Intern Scholarship provides students the opportunity to apply for up to $2,000 of funding to support their internship experience.

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Industry Insights: Rooster Teeth on the 40 Acres with Burnie Burns

  • September 29, 2017 2:30 PM

Industry Insights attendance is only open to current COFA students and COFA alumni.

As the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Rooster Teeth, Burnie Burns has re-defined video content in the 21st century. Through projects like Red vs. Blue and Lazer Team, Burns has engaged with millions of fans. He will speak about his career and how he grew Rooster Teeth into one of the world’s most well-known entertainment brands.

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Tips & Tiffs: Making the Most of Your Internship

  • October 4, 2017 12:00 PM

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Professional Development Travel Initiative Info Session

  • October 11, 2017 12:00 PM

This info session will provide students with tips on applying for the Professional Development Travel Initiative Grant. The PDTI grant provides up to $700 per student for short-term group travel to professional development opportunities.

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Industry Insights: Re-thinking the Museum: Educating Communities with Ray Williams

  • October 11, 2017 2:30 PM

Industry Insights attendance is only open to current COFA students and COFA alumni.

Ray Williams, Director of Education for the Blanton Museum, is a leader in re-designing art education. Williams will speak to his own career of educating the public about art and dynamic new programming he has initiated at the Blanton.

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Intern Scholarship Info Session

  • October 19, 2017 2:30 PM

This info session will provide students with tips on applying for the Intern Scholarship. The Intern Scholarship provides students the opportunity to apply for up to $2,000 of funding to support their internship experience.

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Professional Development Travel Initiative Info Session

  • October 19, 2017 5:00 PM

This info session will provide students with tips on applying for the Professional Development Travel Initiative Grant. The PDTI grant provides up to $700 per student for short-term group travel to professional development opportunities.

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Tips & Tiffs: Portfolios & Websites

  • October 20, 2017 2:30 PM

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Tips & Tiffs: Networking 101

  • October 25, 2017 12:00 PM

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Intern Scholarship Info Session

  • October 25, 2017 5:00 PM

This info session will provide students with tips on applying for the Intern Scholarship. The Intern Scholarship provides students the opportunity to apply for up to $2,000 of funding to support their internship experience.

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Tips & Tiffs: Job & Internship Search Skills

  • October 27, 2017 2:30 PM

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Tips & Tiffs: Cover Letters

  • November 1, 2017 12:00 PM

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Tips & Tiffs: Fine Arts Wellness & Self-Care

  • November 3, 2017 2:30 PM

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Industry Insights: Do It Your Way: The Business of Forming Your Own Arts Organization with Melissa Snoza

  • November 8, 2017 12:00 PM

Industry Insights attendance is only open to current COFA students and COFA alumni. 

Melissa Snoza is a founding member and the Executive Director of the 5th House Ensemble, a contemporary chamber ensemble currently on national tour. Snoza will discuss her personal pathway into arts entrepreneurship and critical components to form your own performance and exhibition opportunities.

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