In a move aimed to support the need for creative professionals in the business, nonprofit and government worlds, College of Fine Arts has created the School of Design and Creative Technologies. The new school will be led by design industry thought leader Doreen Lorenzo and will focus on educating students for creative professions in heavy demand across a wide range of industries.
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The College of Fine Arts announced two major commissions set to come to campus in the coming years through Landmarks and the Butler Opera Center.
Opera Co-Commissioned by UT Austin’s College of Fine Arts To Bring Prolific Story of Artists Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera to Life
A Spanish-language opera about iconic artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera has been co-commissioned by the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin, the Fort Worth Opera, the San Diego Opera and DePauw University.
The College of Fine Arts is represented in the nominations and honorees for the Austin Critics Table Awards through the exceptional work of students, faculty and alumni.
The University of Texas at Austin has released a digital edition of “The Collections,” the first encyclopedic account of the university’s repository of cultural artifacts edited by Landmarks Director Andrée Bober. The full 720-page volume is available for free download to allow the broad distribution of the e-book and searchable PDF to enable worldwide access to the university’s distinguished collections.
The University of Texas at Austin has released a digital edition of The Collections, the first encyclopedic account of the university’s repository of cultural artifacts. With more than 170 million objects, the university outpaces the largest collections in America and rivals many in variety and importance. Available for free download, the broad distribution of the e-book and searchable PDF enables worldwide access to the university’s distinguished collections.
Caroline Rock, a second-year Japanese/English student, discusses finding her place at UT in the Center for Integrated Design.
Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies Director Bruce Pennycook was named the 2017 recipient of the Cale McDowell Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Studies for his leadership, design and creativity in undergraduate programming.
The College of Fine Arts will recognize three undergraduate students for excellence during their time at UT Austin.
This summer, the Fine Arts Library will continue to transform its spaces to serve the needs of students in the College of Fine Arts and across the university. This month, contractors will demolish the book stacks and internal walls of the fourth floor of the Fine Arts Library to create large classrooms with adaptable technologies, a high-tech teaching lab, dedicated design studios, a state-of-the-art audio studio, seminar rooms and faculty offices for the Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies and the Center for Integrated Design.