Faculty and staff from the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at Austin will be presenting at the 2018 SXSW and SXSW EDU.
Spotlight on Teaching
Associate Professor of Theatre Education (UTeach Theatre) at the University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance Roxanne Schroeder-Arce is given the Texas Educational Theatre Association's Higher Education Teacher of the Year award.
The dance studies senior from Mansfield, Texas didn’t always have his sights set on the big stage. A first-generation college student, Olayiwola originally came to UT Austin to study computer science, but it wasn’t until he aced his first computer science classes that he realized it wasn’t his dream.
Pflugerville Independent School District commemorated Luis “Chico” Portillo (B.M., Music Education, 1987) by renaming the Connally High School Performing Arts Center in his honor.
A group of Art Education graduate students traveled to Guatemala to participate in community art-making as part of Easter Holy Week celebrations.
Julia Caswell, visual arts studies senior and Intellectual Entrepreneurship pre-grad intern, took second place in the university’s Undergraduate Research Showdown, held Nov. 15 by the School of Undergraduate Studies. She presented her research into new strategies for digital engagement for museums through audio walks.
Paul Bolin, assistant chair of the Department of Art and Art History’s Art Education Program, co-edited the book “Revitalizing History: Recognizing the Struggles, Lives and Achievements of African American and Women Art Educators.” Bolin and his co-editor Ami Kantawala were honored during a recent conference of the Texas Art Education Association.
The Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) Pre-Graduate Mentorship Program announced 25 Kuhn Intellectual Entrepreneurship Awards for fall 2016, including Fine Arts student Anyssa Flores, Visual Arts Studies senior.
Alumnus M. Scott Tatum discusses his first year as an assistant principal in an arts magnet school, and how his Theatre Studies education continues to shape his career.
Art Brownlow (D.M.A. Trumpet Performance, 1994) was selected as a recipient of the University of Texas System Regent’s Outstanding Teaching Award for 2016. Brownlow has taught for over 30 years in higher education, currently as Professor of Music at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.