Alumni Spotlight

Tamara Johnson Creates New Outdoor Sculpture Venue in Dallas

Tuesday, February 26, 2019   |  Sweet Pass Sculpture Park
Sweet Pass Sculpture poster

Tamara Johnson (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2007) is the co-founder of the new outdoor sculpture venue, Sweet Pass Sculpture Park located at 402 Fabrication St. in Dallas. The park will present its third exhibition, Outdoor Cat, based on a shared nickname for sculptures that "live outside." The works will explore notions of landscape, environment, habitation and histories of site. Photo by Trey Burns. 

Jim Friedhofer Holds Spring Performances With Symphonies, Anniversary Ceremony

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Jim Friedhofer

Jim Friedhofer (B.M., Music Education, 1986) has spring 2019 performances scheduled as a member of the Houston Symphony Chorus (Orff, Carmina Burana; Rachmaninoff, The Bells) and as a member of the La Jolla Symphony Chorus (Bernstein, Symphony No. 3, Kaddish). In June 2019, he will participate in the Longhorn Alumni Band at the 75th D-Day anniversary ceremonies in Normandy, France. He also continues practicing as a civil litigation lawyer in Friedhofer PC in San Diego, California. 

Emily Edwards' Solo Curatorial Work Named Critic's Pick by Artforum

Tuesday, February 26, 2019   |  Artforum

Emily Edwards (B.F.A., Art History, 2015) curated a solo presentation of Margarita Cabrera's work that opened January 2019 at the Dallas Contemporary, where she began as a curatorial assistant in June 2018. The Cabrera presentation was named a Critic's Pick by Artforum. 

Jonas Criscoe's Work Reviewed in Austin Chronicle

Tuesday, February 26, 2019   |  Austin Chronicle

Jonas Criscoe's (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2006) work  featured at the two-person show "When Everything's Been Said," was reviewed by the Austin Chronicle.  

Noah Simblist To Speak at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Noah Simblist

Dr. Noah Simblist (Ph.D., Art History, 2015) and artist Lauren Woods will lead a conversation at the Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth, titled "Reading Monuments: An Introduction." The discussion is in conjunction with the national project, Reading Monuments, where Dr. Simblist serves as artistic director.