Design Ideas Take Flight Off Campus

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
students at IBM class

Arts Next Spring 2019 Issue:

The College of Fine Arts collaborates with outside companies, like IBM and argodesign, to create new classes that support hands-on learning for students. 

Zero-Waste Design: The Masks of Act III

Thursday, January 17, 2019
mask made from recycled material

Arts Next Spring 2019 Issue:

A Theatre and Dance student and alumna team created masks sourced from recycled and sustainable items for the zero-waste, student-run, grant-funded production of Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play

Studio Art Professor Nicole Awai moves across multiple dimensions in work

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Nicole Awai. "Persistent Resistance of a Liquid Land." 2018.

Assistant Professor Nicole Awai has a had busy year full of travel and making new work as she has split time between her home and studio in New York, an artist residency in New Orleans and in Austin, where she teaches painting in the Studio Art division in UT's Department of Art and Art History.

The Working Class

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
students in class

Arts Next Fall 2018:

The student-run design agency wkrm (pronounced work room), located in the University of Texas at Austin's College of Fine Arts, helps prepare students for post-college life. 

Digital Drills

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
illustration of marching band members

Arts Next Fall 2018:

Assistant Director of the University of Texas Longhorn Band Josh Gall and his brother, Media Coordinator for UT Bands Luke Gall, have recently launched a new app and expanded their business, Ultimate Drill Book, with help from the College of Fine Arts.

Dancing With Flamingos

Friday, September 21, 2018
digital flamingos

Arts Next Fall 2018:

Transmedia Assistant Professor Kristin Lucas explores environmental and ecological issues through virtual and augmented reality. 

Decoding the Codex: Hand-Painted Reproduction of Ancient Aztec Manuscript Offers Fresh Perspectives into Mesoamerican Culture

Thursday, February 8, 2018
an image of a hand-painted replica of a Codex Borgia tile

Arts Next Spring 2018 Issue:

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. 

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