Dean Doug Dempster's letter for the Fall 2017 issue of Arts Next magazine outlines the drive behind the launch of the new School of Design and Creative Technologies.
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.
The College of Fine Arts recently had the opportunity to highlight some of our new and evolving programs at SXSW this month. The University of Texas hosted their second “UT Live” event this year at 3Ten ACL Live. The college participated with the program “Designing an Arts College for the Future,” which covered how the college is evolving and shared the work of two graduate students.
New technology available in The Foundry is sparking creativity and expanding opportunity.
Dean Doug Dempster discusses art, science and invention, and the importance of the arts in an increasingly technology-driven world.
If you are heading to South by Southwest this year, don’t miss these alumni, faculty and students participating in various areas of the festival.
Dean Doug Dempster discusses the what's next for the College of Fine Arts in the fall of 2016.
New Degree Options in UT’s College of Fine Arts Designed to Prepare Students for Jobs in Creative Economy
The College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin is adding two new undergraduate degrees: a new Bachelor of Science in Arts and Entertainment Technologies and a Bachelor of Arts in Design.
The University of Texas Libraries and the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin are launching a new productivity space that will allow users to take ideas and turn them into reality. “The Foundry,” a new maker space set to open in the Fine Arts Library (FAL), will provide tools for pursuing creative impulses and ideas within a space where students can gather to create independently or collaboratively.
The Hearst Foundations have awarded a $200,000 grant to the Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies in the College of Fine Arts and the Fine Arts Library at The University of Texas at Austin to help create a common makerspace — called the Foundry — where students can create 3-D objects, videos, apps and other creative projects in the digital arts.