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Beili Liu's New Installation Speaks to the Crisis of Children Detained at our Border

Thursday, July 11, 2019   |  Crosscut
Beili Liu clothing installation

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.

Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler Present Exhibition at Denver Museum of Contemporary Art

Monday, July 8, 2019   |  303 Magazine
Teresa Hubbard and Alexander birchler

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.

Julie Schell Featured on KXAN News

Wednesday, July 3, 2019   |  KXAN News
Julie Schell

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. 

Landmarks Receives 5th PAN Award

Wednesday, June 19, 2019   |  Landmarks

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.

Rosa Nussbaum's Exhibition Explores Texas Through the Lens of a Car's Passenger Seat

Thursday, May 30, 2019
Rosa Nussbaum thumbnail

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. 

Alumna honored with new award at UTeach Fine Arts event

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Christina Bain presents alumna Liz Abrahams with an award.

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.

New mural created by Fine Arts team transforms dreary wall into colorful skyscape

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Three people paint a mural with sky and clouds on a concrete wall.

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.


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