Debra Martin Chase, award-winning producer of films such as “The Princess Diaries” and “The Cheetah Girls,” told UT students that she was motivated to create diverse roles for women because she didn’t see many people who looked like her on the screen.
College of Fine Arts News
When violinist Sean Riley needed a 6-string violin to play John Adams, "The Dharma at Big Sur," he did what any innovative UT student would do. He collaborated with fellow students Daniel Goodwin and Rebecca Milton to build one.
Assistant Professor of Studio Art Kristin Lucas receives high praise for her work using flamingos as visual symbols for exploration.
AET Lecturer Yuliya Lanina talks to Austin Art Talk about everything from growing up in Russia to having kids to quitting her job as a graphic designer and becoming a full time artist.
The Design Institute for Health will co-present "What’s the Fix?" on May 17. This free conference provides a platform for patients and the general public to explain their healthcare struggles to workers in the industry with the goal of finding patient-centered solutions.
Integrated Design Lecturer Jennifer Sukis’ proposal “Communication Model for Cognitive Systems,” which is the basis for her Design Strategies course “Advanced Design for AI” this spring, has been submitted for patenting at IBM.
"Technology itself is not groundbreaking," said Stacey Chang, executive director of the University of Texas at Austin's Design Institute for Health. "It's the model of service you design that really matters."
UT Libraries, in partnership with the Austin Public Library, the Austin Community College Library Services and other library partners in the region, bring together academic, public and K-12 librarians, administrators, technologists, architects, designers, furniture manufacturers and educators to collectively re-think the increasingly important role libraries play in the communities they serve.
the Austin Public Library and the Austin Community College Library Services, along with seven additional regional library partners.
Karen Maness and Richard Isackes win Oscar G. Brockett Golden Pen Award for "The Art of the Hollywood Backdrop"
Karen Maness, lecturer and scenic art supervisor, and Richard Isackes, professor of design & technology, win the Oscar G. Brockett Golden Pen Award for "The Art of the Hollywood Backdrop," a definitive behind-the-scenes history and photo book of the painted backdrops and the scenic artists who brought them to the big screen.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awards Texas Performing Arts $500,000 to support "The Power of Protest: Arts and Civil Disobedience"
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin (TPA) to support The Power of Protest: Arts and Civil Disobedience, a series of performances, artists’ residencies, lectures, and community conversations over a three-year period through August 2021. This is the third award TPA has received from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation since 2011, bringing total support of TPA programming to $1,350,000.