Department of Art and Art History Facilities

Courtyard Gallery

Located on campus at the university's AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, the Courtyard Gallery presents a wide range of artwork produced by faculty and alumni from the Department of Art and Art History in the College of Fine Arts.

Courtyard Gallery Opening


AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
2nd Level
1900 University Avenue
Austin, Texas 78705
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9am – 7pm Daily


Free and Open to the Public


Jade Walker, Gallery Director
512/ 471-3713

Current Exhibition

sculpture on floor
Cibolo Creek, 2013
Photo by Brad Farwell

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Jeff Williams

February 12 – May 2, 2015
Opening Reception: February 12, 5–7pm

Jeff Williams was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and raised in Plymouth, Michigan. His work questions the relationships between materiality, abstraction, and their correlation to time. He studied at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, received his Bachelors of Fine Arts from Columbus College of Art and Design in 1998, and his Masters of Fine Arts from Syracuse University in 2002. From 2006–2008, he was a fellow and artist-in-residence at the Core Program at The Museum of Fine Arts Houston. He received the Texas Prize from The Contemporary Austin in 2012.  Williams lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, and Austin, where he is an assistant professor in Sculpture in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin.

Upcoming Exhibition

sculpture on floor
Untitled (Quarter Pipe Doubles), 2013, photo paper

Torque and Axis
Jared Steffensen

May 7 – September 26, 2015
Opening Reception: May 7, 5–7pm

Jared Steffensen was born in Fairfax, Virginia. He earned a BFA in Intermedia Sculpture from the University of Utah in 2002 and an MFA from The University of Texas at Austin in 2006. Steffensen seemingly joins disparate realms through geometric abstraction. He was a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant in 2006. His work has been exhibited throughout the US, as well as in Mexico, Germany, and The Netherlands. He is currently the Curator of Education at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art in Salt Lake City, Utah.


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