Creative Exchange Schedule

Creative Exchange Schedule

Fall 2019 Schedule

Make sure to register to reserve your spot! Click on the name of the event you would like to attend to RSVP. 


Life After UT with COFA Alum, Emily Edwards of the Dallas Contemporary

Friday, October 4 at 2:30pm in DFA 1.104

Emily Edwards is the Curatorial Associate at Dallas Contemporary. Her most recent curatorial project for the museum was a survey exhibition of work by Margarita Cabrera, which closed in March 2019. Prior to Texas, she worked at the 9/11 Memorial Museum, the Barnes Foundation, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Her research interests include memorialization, diasporic art, and sociopolitical commentary. She graduated with a BFA with Honors in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin and an MA in Art History and Museum Studies from Georgetown University.


Festival Frenzy with Ron Berry of Fusebox

Wednesday, October 30 at 12:00pm in DFA 1.104

Ron Berry is the founder and Artistic Director of Fusebox Austin and has guided the organization through fifteen years of critically acclaimed programming which has been nominated for and won over 200 awards. The organization is most known for its annual Fusebox Festival that features local, national, and international artists exploring the intersection of live performance and other art forms. Fusebox also uses the festival as an opportunity to work hand-in-hand with community members to identify creative, out-of-the-box solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing the city. These efforts have resulted in new initiatives related to community health, affordable housing, and transportation. Ron has served as a panelist for numerous organizations and foundations including the NEA, Creative Capital, the MAP Fund, Texas Commission on the Arts, and SXSW and he regularly speaks at festivals and conferences all over the world.


Building Experiences with Lisa B. Woods of Hopscotch & dadageek

Wednesday, November 13 at 12:00pm in DFA 1.104

Lisa B. Woods is an interaction designer, artist, and community organizer. Recent work includes being creative director of Hopscotch, an immersive art gallery; being a creative lead at argodesign, a software, hardware, brand, & experience design consultancy; and co-founding dadageek, Austin's school for creative coding and expressive technology. 


DFA 1.103  ♦   facs@austin.utexas.edu  ♦  512.232.7333 
Monday-Friday, 10am-12pm, 1pm-4pm 

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