Sonia Seeman, associate professor of ethnomusicology, received a Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research in Turkey for a book project. She plans to write about music as a form of labor, and will explore the issue by focusing on three professional musician families.
California may seem like the typical spring break getaway, but for Studio Art senior Christina Curlee the trip was all business. Through a women-in-gaming scholarship program, the interdisciplinary artist visited San Francisco to attend the International Game Developers Association’s Game Developers Conference.
As the Department of Theatre and Dance kicks off UT New Theatre, an annual showcase of new plays from third-year playwrights in the M.F.A. Playwriting Program, we look back on six alumni of the program who went on to see their plays produced.
Associate Professor Stephennie Mulder traveled to Tehran in February to receive the Islamic Republic of Iran’s World Award for Book of the Year. In this Q&A, she discusses her trip, her book and her advocacy work with UT Antiquities Action.
Alumni Philip Olson and Julia Lorenz-Olson are on a mission to arm artists and other creative types with the business tools to manage their finances so their finances don’t mange them. The duo founded the Art of Finance to aid creative types with financial advising.
Robert Honstein (M.M., Composition, 2007) visited campus in March to see a performance of his work and meet with current students.
Design industry leader Doreen Lorenzo has joined the Design faculty in the College of Fine Arts to oversee a campus-wide initiative to integrate design thinking into the curriculum across The University of Texas at Austin. We recently chatted with her about her work and what drew her to this opportunity at the university.
Wood sculptures from John Stoney's 3-D Foundations class are now on view in the Dean's Office.
Q+A with Shaun Lane, selected as TAEA Leadership Scholar and awarded NAEA New Professional Art Education Award
Shaun Lane (B.F.A. in Visual Art Studies, 2014) was selected as a 2016 Leadership Scholar by the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) and has been awarded the New Professional Art Education award from the National Art Education Association (NAEA). He answered questions by email.
Gay Gaddis (B.F.A., Studio Art, 1977) dedicated her career to advertising. But recently she has returned to painting and reignited her passion for art, beginning with the landscapes and skyscapes of her Central Texas ranch. In April, Gaddis presents her work in a solo exhibition in New York City.