Beili Liu, associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History, was named 2018 Texas State Three-Dimensional Artist by the Texas Legislature.
Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies Director Bruce Pennycook was named the 2017 recipient of the Cale McDowell Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Studies for his leadership, design and creativity in undergraduate programming.
The Alcalde honored Charles Carson, associate professor of musicology in the Butler School of Music, in their Texas Ten list of outstanding university faculty. The honorees are selected from alumni nominations and narrowed down by the alumni magazine.
The Austin American-Statesman highlights the latest play by Robert Schenkkan (B.A., Drama, 1975) that will be performed at Brockett Theatre in August. “Building the Wall,” is set in West Texas two years into the future and will be directed by Brant Pope, chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance.
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.
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.
As proposed budgets threaten to cut all federal funding for the National Endowment of the Arts, the Austin Chronicle looks at what impact this could have in Austin. Francie Ostrower, professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance and LBJ School of Public Affairs, provides insight into how this federal funding filters down to states and local arts organizations.
Doreen Lorenzo, director of the Center for Integrated Design, spoke with The Daily Texan about new courses being offered through the Bridging Disciplines Program.
Stacey Chang, the founding and executive director of the Design Institute for Health, penned an article for the New England Journal of Medicine’s Catalyst about designing a better health care system. The Design Institute for Health is a joint venture between the College of Fine Arts and the Dell Medical School.