College of Fine Arts News
University of Texas Studio Art Professor Beili Liu's exhibition Each and Every, created during a three-week residency and displayed at MadArt Studio in Seattle, uses children's clothing dipped in cement to talk about the atrocities inflicted on migrant children and their families at the southern border crossing of the United States.
William and Bettye Nowlin Professor of Studio Art Teresa Hubbard and Associate Professor of Practice Alexander Birchler, Co-Area Heads of Photography & Media at the Department of Art and Art History, will present their exhibition Flora, based on American artist Flora Mayo, at Denver's Museum of Contemporary Art. Their work is part of a larger exhibition that focuses on overlooked women artists who all have Colorado connections, and is on view from September 20, 2019 until April 5, 2020.
UT's Executive Director of Extended and Executive Education Julie Schell of the School of Design and Creative Technologies is featured on KXAN News to talk about her experience submitting panels to SXSW.
University of Texas Assistant Professor of Studio Art Nicole Awai is featured in a group exhibition at the Barbara Davis Gallery in Houston.
University of Texas Professor of Studio Art Margo Sawyer is featured in the group exhibition "Summertime Blues" at Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas.
University of Texas Professor of Studio Art Beili Liu's exhibition begins installation at Mad Art in Seattle, Washington.
The Landmarks commission Amistad América by artist José Parlá was selected by Americans for the Arts’ Public Art Network (PAN) Year in Review as one of the best public art projects completed in 2018. This award is the fifth Landmarks commission to be recognized as a Year in Review selection. The PAN Year in Review was founded in 2000 as the only national program recognizing public art. PAN focuses on bringing awareness and appreciations to public art and the communities served by public art, as well as working to be an educational tool for administrators, artists, and public arts professionals.
UT Studio Art graduate and former lecturer Rosa Nussbaum's exhibition Horizonland, which explores Texas through the car as a lens, is on display at Women & Their Work gallery in Austin through June 6. Nussbaum's work is often created as performance sculpture, allowing both artist and audience to engage within the work.
At the spring event celebrating graduating seniors in the UTeach Fine Arts program, a veteran teacher and alumna of the program was also honored. Liz Abrahams (B.F.A., Art Education, 1979) was the inaugural recipient of the UTeach Fine Arts Outstanding Educator Award at the event on May 3.
Staff in the McCombs School of Business recently received a new outlook on life when a drab concrete retaining wall outside their office windows became the home of a new mural project. Texas Performing Arts (TPA) Scenic Art Supervisor and Theatre and Dance Lecturer Karen Maness led a team of three students and a TPA staff member at Texas Performing Arts to transform the 147-foot wall.