The College of Fine Arts is represented in the nominations and honorees for the Austin Critics Table Awards through the exceptional work of students, faculty and alumni.
Art and Art History
The University of Texas at Austin has released a digital edition of The Collections, the first encyclopedic account of the university’s repository of cultural artifacts. With more than 170 million objects, the university outpaces the largest collections in America and rivals many in variety and importance. Available for free download, the broad distribution of the e-book and searchable PDF enables worldwide access to the university’s distinguished collections.
George Flaherty, associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History, has been named as the new director of Center for Latin American Visual Studies (CLAVIS), a physical and intellectual hub at The University of Texas for the advanced understanding of modern and contemporary art from throughout the Americas.
Beili Liu, associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History, was named 2018 Texas State Three-Dimensional Artist by the Texas Legislature.
Victoria Marquez came to UT with a love of painting murals. She collaborated with the Butler School of Music to create an abstract mural that pushes her own art skills while also beautifying the music building.
The College of Fine Arts will recognize three undergraduate students for excellence during their time at UT Austin.
After more than a year, the Department of Art and Art History celebrated the completed renovation of its digital photography lab thanks to a donation from the Goyanes Family Foundation.
A group of Art Education graduate students traveled to Guatemala to participate in community art-making as part of Easter Holy Week celebrations.
The Blanton Museum of Art re-opened its doors on Feb. 12 to a completely reimagined presentation of its galleries and permanent collection. The ancient American and Latin American galleries now include items from the Art and Art History Collection on loan from the Department of Art and Art History.
Koury Angelo (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2004) will address the graduating class of 2017 at commencement ceremonies for the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. The ceremony takes place at 3 p.m., Friday, May 19, in Bass Concert Hall.