The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship awards to 173 scholars, artists, and scientists this past Friday, April 6, including The University of Texas at Austin Studio Art Professor Margo Sawyer. Each fellowship recipient is granted $45,000 to support future creative endeavors.
Department of Theatre and Dance Chair Brant Pope has been named a fellow by the College of Fellows of the American Theatre. He will be inducted in a ceremony on April 15 in Washington, D.C.
Integrated Media graduate student Jon Haas converts theatre into an interactive M.F.A. thesis.
Decoding the Codex: Hand-Painted Reproduction of Ancient Aztec Manuscript Offers Fresh Perspectives into Mesoamerican Culture
This spring, visitors to UT Department of Art and Art History's Visual Arts Center had the rare opportunity to see a collection of 76 hand-painted folios that recreate a 16th century Aztec manuscript, the Codex Borgia, which survived the burning of books by the Spaniards and lived in obscurity in Vatican archives for centuries.
Jurassic Quest: Students combine design, science and technology to build animatronic raptor suits for the play Enron
University of Texas students from all disciplines come together in an independent studies course in the College of Fine Arts to build animatronic raptor suits for the play Enron.
Hollywood Producer Debra Martin Chase shares wisdom, stories with Arts Management and Administration students
Debra Martin Chase, a producer with major film franchises like The Princess Diaries, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and The Cheetah Girls in her portfolio, recently spoke to students about her career pathway from lawyer to Hollywood producer.
The newly installed Nido Weaver encourages the UT community to hang out in hammocks on the lawn on the west side of Doty Fine Arts Building (DFA).
More recent pieces of music are often overlooked by musicians in favor of more classic pieces. Dan Welcher, professor of composition and director of the New Music Ensemble, is working with his students to bring this genre of new music to the UT community.
Forever Young: Studio Art Professor Michael Smith explores themes of youth and aging in recent works
A look at the career of Studio Art Professor Michael Smith, who recently showcased work at Germany's Skulptur Projekte Münster.
Through their student employment program, Texas Performing Arts provides the opportunity for students to learn alongside industry professionals and to gain valuable resume-building experience that serves as a unique complement to the university curriculum. Malyssa Quiles, a junior in Theatre and Dance, works as a student audio assistant at Texas Performing Arts.