College of Fine Arts News

Mulder discusses culture of hype in LA Times

Wednesday, May 25, 2016   |  LA Times

Stephennie Mulder, associate professor of Islamic Art and Architecture, discussed the role of media in hyping scientific news without fact-checking.

College launches 2 new majors and 2 new minors

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
A student draws on a tablet at the launch exhibition for the Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies. Photo by Lawrence Peart.

The College of Fine Arts will offer a B.S. in Arts and Entertainment Technologies, a B.A. in Design, an Art History Minor and a Minor in Arts Management and Administration in fall 2016.

UT Libraries provides update on The Foundry

Tuesday, May 24, 2016   |  UT Libraries
The Foundry rendering

As the semester came to a close, work began on The Foundry, a new creative space in the Fine Arts Library designed to support the specialized needs of students in the Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies. UT Libraries provided an update on the space, which is expected to open for students in the fall.

Two Studio Art students receive Roy Crane Award

Wednesday, May 11, 2016   |  Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost

Two of the three recipients of the 2016 Roy Crane Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts are Studio Art students within the Department of Art and Art History. Ryan Hawk, a graduate student, and Ruhee Maknojia, an undergraduate in Studio Art and Middle Eastern Studies, received the award, which is given each year to UT students for unique, creative effort in the performing, literary and visual arts.

New York Times discusses exhibition that includes work by Nicole Awai

Tuesday, May 3, 2016   |  The New York Times
Nicole Awai in New York Times

The New York Times explores the discussion of female identity in the art exhibition “SHE: Deconstructing Female Identity” on view at ArtsWestchester in White Plains, New York. It includes work by Studio Art Assistant Professor Nicole Awai.

Alcalde highlights student-led exhibition

Tuesday, May 3, 2016   |  The Alcalde
Young Bloods in the Alcalde

An exhibition of student work was featured in The Alcalde, and recognized for its look at youth. The student organization Center Space Project presented the student-curated exhibition Young Bloods, which featured paintings, mixed-media works and photography based on what youth means to the artists.