When Johnny Chatman II left Austin last spring, he already had accepted invitations to join three dance companies. He’s currently living in New York and recently performed as a solo dancer at the U.S. Open as part of a social media campaign for Lavazza. We caught up with him recently to ask about his experience in the Dance program and how it led him to his current career pathway.
Dean Doug Dempster discusses the what's next for the College of Fine Arts in the fall of 2016.
As design claims a seat at the table in industries such as business, health care, computer science and customer service, the College of Fine Arts is adapting to meet demand. It expects to double or triple enrollment in the Department of Art and Art History’s undergraduate design programs over the next three to five years. The year-old Design Institute for Health, a joint venture with the Dell Medical School, is using design methodology to revolutionize the way health care is delivered, and the newly launched Center for Integrated Design brings together faculty and administrators from seven colleges and programs at UT to foster opportunities for cross-disciplinary learning and collaboration through of design thinking.
Studio Art student Jasmine Uy created this stop motion animation video for her AET 325 class, “2D Production Art,” with instructor Neal Daugherty. Below she explains her creative process on the project.
Scott Moore (D.M.A., Music, 2016) felt a calling to move to Buenos Aires, and following his instincts paid off. He’s now playing the viola at Teatro Colón, one of the world’s top concert venues.
Though a relatively young research program, the Center for Latin American Visual Studies has made a name for itself and The University of Texas at Austin as an intellectual community that expands and deepens our understanding of Latin American and Latino art in the U.S. and abroad.
Playwriting alumnus explores magic in his latest play, while stretching his skills on TV’s ‘Penny Dreadful,’ ‘Pure Genius’
Andrew Hinderaker is weeks away from the debut of his latest work The Magic Play. Four years in the making, the playwriting alumnus worked on the play while also writing for Showtime’s series Penny Dreadful.
Brady Knippa interned with Hand Drawn Records in Dallas.
Shelby Magness interned with Sony Music: Descendant Records in New York City.
The 2016-17 school year is officially underway, so the College of Fine Arts checked in with students and faculty who took full advantage of the time off. Instead of sitting poolside, these folks used the time away from campus to embark on journeys, internships and share their talents.