/finearts/sites/all/themes/finearts/rss_logo.png The College of Fine Arts http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/ News from the University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts The College of Fine Arts http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/rss.xml en How I Spent My Summer http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/about/press/how-i-spent-my-summer <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/lg_thumbnail/mosaic/kateducey.dubrovnik_selfie.jpg" alt="Kate Ducey Summer Selfie" title="Kate Ducey Summer Selfie" width="210" height="118" class="imagecache imagecache-lg_thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-lg_thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The University of Texas campus was quiet over the summer, while students and faculty spent their time working on projects around the globe. The College of Fine Arts was no exception. Students and faculty from all three departments took advantage of the break from coursework to pursue research, teach seminars or test the waters of a future career. Here is a glimpse into what happens when classes end, and the fun begins.</p> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/about/press/how-i-spent-my-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:10:05 +0000 2943 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Miro Quartet records album to mark 20th anniversary http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/miro-quartet-records-album-mark-20th-anniversary <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.mystatesman.com/news/entertainment/arts-theater/on-20th-anniversary-miro-quartet-transcends-classi/nnJ4D/#647ef506.3968926.735828">http://www.mystatesman.com/news/entertainment/arts-theater/on-20th-anniversary-miro-quartet-transcends-classi/nnJ4D/#647ef506.3968926.735828</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Austin American-Statesman </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/finearts/content/miro-quartet-records-album-mark-20th-anniversary" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/miroquartet.png" alt="Miro Quartet" title="" width="72" height="47" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <span>Miro</span> Quartet, artists-in-residence at the Butler School of Music, are celebrating 20 years together with the recording a nearly 200-year-old masterpiece. The Austin American-Statesman&rsquo;s Jeanne Claire van <span>Ryzin</span> highlights this milestone, the string quartet&rsquo;s upcoming concerts and details of its free music download options.</p> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 17:14:09 +0000 2920 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Texas Theatre and Dance 2015-2016 Season | Subscription Series NOW ON SALE...http://bit.ly/1pr657r http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/texas-theatre-and-dance-2015-2016-season-subscription-series-now-salehttpbitly1pr657r <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://bit.ly/1pr657r">http://bit.ly/1pr657r</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/lg_thumbnail/mosaic/1516season_mosaic_326x326.png" alt="woman with arm raised pointing " title="" width="210" height="210" class="imagecache imagecache-lg_thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-lg_thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 17:28:42 +0000 2919 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Five Longhorns on TV This Fall http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/about/press/five-longhorns-tv-fall <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/lg_thumbnail/mosaic/marciagayharden.jpg" alt="Marcia Gay Harden in &quot;Code Black&quot;" title="Marcia Gay Harden in &quot;Code Black&quot;" width="200" height="133" class="imagecache imagecache-lg_thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-lg_thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Looking for a new show to get hooked on this fall? See five shows featuring former Longhorns from the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. Whether it&rsquo;s drama, comedy or family-friendly, there is a little something for everyone.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/about/press/five-longhorns-tv-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 12 Aug 2015 16:21:33 +0000 2915 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Artist Nancy Rubins’ sculpture for Landmarks featured in video http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/artist-nancy-rubins-sculpture-landmarks-featured-video <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://news.artnet.com/art-world/nancy-rubins-on-new-monochrome-sculpture-in-austin-320864">https://news.artnet.com/art-world/nancy-rubins-on-new-monochrome-sculpture-in-austin-320864</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> artnet </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/finearts/content/artist-nancy-rubins-sculpture-landmarks-featured-video" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/rubinsmonochrome.jpg" alt="Monochrome in Austin" title="" width="72" height="53" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Discover what went into the creation of Landmarks&rsquo; large-scale sculpture, Monochrome in Austin from artist Nancy <span>Rubins</span> during a video by <span>artnet</span> and <span>GalleryLOG</span>. Located at Speedway and <span>24th</span> streets, the towering silver sculpture is comprised of 70 canoes and small boats.</p> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:33:54 +0000 2912 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Texas Standard interviews professor about research in performing arts audience engagement http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/texas-standard-interviews-professor-about-research-performing-arts-audience-engagement <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.texasstandard.org/shows/current/texas-researcher-gets-3-5m-to-study-how-arts-groups-attract-fans/">http://www.texasstandard.org/shows/current/texas-researcher-gets-3-5m-to-study-how-arts-groups-attract-fans/</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Texas Standard </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/finearts/content/texas-standard-interviews-professor-about-research-performing-arts-audience-engagement" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/screen_shot_2015-07-30_at_2.16.11_pm.png" alt="The Texas Standard" title="" width="72" height="25" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Department of Theater and Dance Professor <span>Francie</span> <span>Ostrower</span> describes the specifics of her $3.5 million grant from the Wallace Foundation with <span>KUT&rsquo;s</span> The Texas Standard. The research will explore both how organizations get audiences through the doors of performing arts organizations and how to keep them coming back.</p> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:18:30 +0000 2911 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Professor discusses audience engagement research with The Alcalde http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/professor-discusses-audience-engagement-research-alcalde <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://alcalde.texasexes.org/2015/07/uts-francie-ostrower-snags-3-5-million-to-study-arts-engagement/">http://alcalde.texasexes.org/2015/07/uts-francie-ostrower-snags-3-5-million-to-study-arts-engagement/</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Alcalde </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/finearts/content/professor-discusses-audience-engagement-research-alcalde" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/screen_shot_2015-07-30_at_1.48.44_pm.png" alt="The Alcalde" title="" width="72" height="53" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Department of Theater and Dance Professor <span>Francie</span> <span>Ostrower</span> discussed her $3.5 million grant from the Wallace Foundation with The <span>Alcalde</span>. Her research will focus on audience participation and engagement with 26 performing arts organizations as they combat a decline in attendance.</p> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:52:16 +0000 2910 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Art and Art History professor’s exhibition reviewed in the New York Times http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/art-and-art-history-professor-s-exhibition-reviewed-new-york-times <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/24/arts/design/michael-smith-examines-lifes-absurdity-at-greene-naftali.html?ref=design">http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/24/arts/design/michael-smith-examines-lifes-absurdity-at-greene-naftali.html?ref=design</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The New York Times </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/finearts/content/art-and-art-history-professor-s-exhibition-reviewed-new-york-times" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/24michaelsmithgallery5-master675.jpg" alt="Michael Smith in the New York Times" title="" width="72" height="45" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The New York Times reviewed an exhibition by Michael Smith, a studio art professor in Art and Art History, on display at Manhattan&rsquo;s Green <span>Neftali</span> Gallery through Aug. 14. Reporter Martha <span>Schwendener</span> describes Smith&rsquo;s work as an &ldquo;artistic response to the insanity of &lsquo;adult&rsquo; society.&rdquo;</p> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:20:22 +0000 2909 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Design Institute for Health featured on Texas Exes’ The Hook http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/design-institute-health-featured-texas-exes-hook <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQuySqRi_w8&amp;feature=youtu.be&amp;list=PLwo2Sdb7w9zCLhrSeuQhb2q95awOFmJi1&amp;cm_ven=ExactTarget&amp;cm_cat=The+Hook+59&amp;cm_pla=The+Hook+Main+List&amp;cm_ite=https%3a%2f%2fyoutu.be%2fwQuySqRi_w8%3flist%3dPLwo2Sdb7w9zCLhrSeuQhb2q95awOFmJi1&amp;cm">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQuySqRi_w8&feature=youtu.be&list=PLwo2Sdb7w9zCLhrSeuQhb2q95awOFmJi1&cm_ven=ExactTarget&cm_cat=The+Hook+59&cm_pla=The+Hook+Main+List&cm_ite=https%3a%2f%2fyoutu.be%2fwQuySqRi_w8%3flist%3dPLwo2Sdb7w9zCLhrSeuQhb2q95awOFmJi1&cm</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Hook </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/finearts/content/design-institute-health-featured-texas-exes-hook" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/screen_shot_2015-07-29_at_2.13.24_pm.png" alt="The Hook" title="" width="72" height="40" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Texas Exes dedicated an episode of The Hook to the Design Institute for Health, a collaboration between the College of Fine Arts and the Dell Medical School. While the medical school is a year away from opening, Director Stacey Chang discusses how the institute is already hard at work.</p> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:15:32 +0000 2908 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts KLRU’s “Arts in Context” features Alumnus Jared Steffenson’s current exhibition http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/klru-s-arts-context-features-alumnus-jared-steffenson-s-current-exhibition <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cu0IfBoPyDM&amp;feature=youtu.be">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cu0IfBoPyDM&feature=youtu.be</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> KLRU Arts In Context </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/finearts/content/klru-s-arts-context-features-alumnus-jared-steffenson-s-current-exhibition" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/steffensen-torque.jpg" alt="Torque and Axis" title="" width="72" height="48" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Discover the unique combination of skateboarding and art in Jared <span>Steffenson&rsquo;s</span> &ldquo;Torque and Axis&rdquo; exhibition with <span>KLRU&rsquo;s</span> Arts in Context. Listen to <span>Steffenson</span>, MFA 2006, describe how skateboarding taught him to discover the hidden potential in everyday objects and how he came to combine two of his life&rsquo;s passions.</p> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:49:10 +0000 2907 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts