/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 News Center http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/showcase/news_rss.xml en Entrepreneur and Alumnus Hy Hetherington To Speak at College of Fine Arts Commencement http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/about/press/entrepreneur-and-alumnus-hy-hetherington-speak-college-fine-arts-commencement <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/imgres.jpg" alt="Photograph of Hy Hetnerington" title="Entrepreneur and Alumnus Hy Hetherington To Speak at College of Fine Arts Commencement" width="77" height="77" class="imagecache imagecache-lg_thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-lg_thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Hy Hetherington (B.F.A. 1996) will address the graduating class of 2015 at commencement ceremonies for the College of Fine Arts on Friday, May 22, at 3 p.m. in Bass Concert Hall. Hetherington is passionate about creating opportunities for students studying art, music, theatre and dance to learn about entrepreneurship.</p> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/about/press/entrepreneur-and-alumnus-hy-hetherington-speak-college-fine-arts-commencement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:04:02 +0000 2844 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Austin’s classical community comes together for Nico Muhly’s new work http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/austin-s-classical-community-comes-together-nico-muhly-s-new-work <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/austins-classical-community-comes-together-for-nic/nkqwD/?icmp=statesman_internallink_invitationbox_apr2013_statesmanstubtomystatesmanpremium#cc6645c2.3614046.735703">http://www.mystatesman.com/news/entertainment/arts-theater/austins-classical-community-comes-together-for-nic/nkqwD/?icmp=statesman_internallink_invitationbox_apr2013_statesmanstubtomystatesmanpremium#cc6645c2.3614046.735703</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/austin-s-classical-community-comes-together-nico-muhly-s-new-work" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/nico_retouched_full-1_matthew-murphy.jpg" alt="photo of Nico Muhly" title="" width="72" height="90" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Don&#39;t miss your chance to see two of Austin&rsquo;s most prominent arts organizations, Conspirare and Austin Classical Guitar, in an unprecedented collaboration of new work by Nico Muhly for voices and guitars, presented by Texas Performing Arts.</p> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:52:53 +0000 2838 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Students raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease through interactive art installation http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/students-raise-awareness-about-alzheimer-s-disease-through-interactive-art-installation <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.dailytexanonline.com/2015/04/13/three-ut-students-raise-awareness-about-living-with-alzheimer%E2%80%99s-disease-through">http://www.dailytexanonline.com/2015/04/13/three-ut-students-raise-awareness-about-living-with-alzheimer%E2%80%99s-disease-through</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Daily Texan </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/students-raise-awareness-about-alzheimer-s-disease-through-interactive-art-installation" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/10577038_683819005042004_1138303162458980307_n.jpg" alt="The Cohen New Works Festival Logo" title="" width="72" height="72" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Journalism junior Michael Baez, theatre and dance senior Callie Hacker and theatre and dance junior Selina Rosales raise awareness about Alzheimer&rsquo;s disease through interactive art installation called &ldquo;Eye See ... I Forget,&rdquo;as part of The Cohen New Works Festival presented by Broadway Bank.</p> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:28:21 +0000 2835 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Music professor Robert Duke wins teaching fellowship http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/music-professor-robert-duke-wins-teaching-fellowship <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.dailytexanonline.com/2015/04/09/music-professor-robert-duke-wins-teaching-fellowship">http://www.dailytexanonline.com/2015/04/09/music-professor-robert-duke-wins-teaching-fellowship</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Daily Texan </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/music-professor-robert-duke-wins-teaching-fellowship" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/2015-04_09_friar_society_xintong.guo68206.jpg" alt="Professor Robert Duke" title="" width="72" height="96" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Robert Duke, professor from the Butler School of Music and director of the Center for Music Learning, received a $25,000 award for the Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship.</p> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:10:43 +0000 2834 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Congratulations to Theatre & Dance Alumni recipients of the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards. http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/congratulations-theatre-dance-alumni-recipients-2015-helen-hayes-awards <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/2015-helen-hayes-awards/2015/04/06/2fdeec3a-dc76-11e4-be40-566e2653afe5_story.html">http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/2015-helen-hayes-awards/2015/04/06/2fdeec3a-dc76-11e4-be40-566e2653afe5_story.html</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Washington Post </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/congratulations-theatre-dance-alumni-recipients-2015-helen-hayes-awards" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/colossal-poster.jpg" alt="Poster for the play Colossal" title="" width="72" height="112" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Will Davis&nbsp;(M.F.A. in Directing &#39;13) received Outstanding Director of a Play - HAYES Production and Andrew Hinderaker (M.F.A. in Theatre &#39;13) was honored with The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding Original New Play or Musical for COLOSSAL.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 13:42:15 +0000 2832 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Design Institute for Health brings creativity to health ecosystem http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/about/press/design-institute-health-brings-creativity-health-ecosystem <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/changlopez.jpg" alt="Stacey Chang and Beto Lopez" title="" width="120" height="89" class="imagecache imagecache-lg_thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-lg_thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Design Institute for Health is a first-of-its-kind institution dedicated to applying design thinking and creative solutions to the nation&rsquo;s health care challenges &ndash; and integrating that perspective into medical education and community health programs. The Design Institute for Health is a collaboration between the new Dell Medical School and the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin and will be led by two veterans of the internationally-recognized design firm IDEO: Stacey Chang, IDEO&#39;s former managing director of health and wellness, and Beto Lopez, former head of systems design at IDEO and a UT Austin alumnus.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/about/press/design-institute-health-brings-creativity-health-ecosystem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:32:33 +0000 2820 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Nancy Rubins’ ‘Monochrome for Austin’ an elegant monument for UT http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/nancy-rubins-monochrome-austin-elegant-monument-ut <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/nancy-rubins-monochrome-for-austin-an-elegant-monu/nkKHL/?icmp=statesman_internallink_invitationbox_apr2013_statesmanstubtomystatesmanpremium#1fc0c9c3.3587374.735659">http://www.mystatesman.com/news/entertainment/arts-theater/nancy-rubins-monochrome-for-austin-an-elegant-monu/nkKHL/?icmp=statesman_internallink_invitationbox_apr2013_statesmanstubtomystatesmanpremium#1fc0c9c3.3587374.735659</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/nancy-rubins-monochrome-austin-elegant-monument-ut" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/rubins-monochromeforaustin-thumb.jpg" alt="Monochrome for Austin Sculpture" title="" width="72" height="72" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10px"><span style="float:none"><span style="float:none">A bouquet of aluminum canoes and boats blossoms over a busy pedestrian intersection on the University of Texas campus.<span> </span></span>Called &ldquo;Monochrome for Austin,&rdquo; the sculpture by Nancy Rubins stands 50 feet tall and stretches about as wide. </span>Commissioned by UT&rsquo;s public art program, Landmarks, it is now the largest sculpture on the UT campus.</p> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:03:45 +0000 2814 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Five Great UT Artistic Landmarks http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/five-great-ut-artistic-landmarks <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.utexas.edu/know/2015/03/09/five-great-ut-artistic-landmarks/">http://www.utexas.edu/know/2015/03/09/five-great-ut-artistic-landmarks/</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UT KNOW </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/five-great-ut-artistic-landmarks" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/reas-thumb.png" alt="Casey Reas painting" title="" width="72" height="71" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="text-align:left; float:none">Spend any time on the Forty Acres, and you&rsquo;ll find yourself encountering some rather extraordinary art, even if you don&rsquo;t seek it out &mdash; and often without setting foot inside a building. That&rsquo;s due in large part to<span>&nbsp;</span></span><span style="text-align:left">Landmarks</span><span style="text-align:left; float:none">, the university&rsquo;s public art program that launched in 2008.</span></p> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:19:12 +0000 2812 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Discoveries in Art and Health: UT’s College of Fine Arts Announces Guest Residencies for Spring 2015 http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/about/press/discoveries-art-and-health-ut-s-college-fine-arts-announces-guest-residencies-spring-201 <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/chang_stacey_2.jpg" alt="Stacey Chang" title="Stacey Chang Discoveries in Art + Health" width="210" height="210" class="imagecache imagecache-lg_thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-lg_thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The College of Fine Arts (COFA) at The University of Texas at Austin will offer three opportunities this spring for members of the university and the health community to attend lectures by noted speakers on issues illuminating connections among the arts, innovative thinking and healthcare.</p> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/about/press/discoveries-art-and-health-ut-s-college-fine-arts-announces-guest-residencies-spring-201" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:31:02 +0000 2809 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Oscar G. Brockett Center and American Theatre Magazine are Editorial Partners http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/oscar-g-brockett-center-and-american-theatre-magazine-are-editorial-partners <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/editorial-partners-oscar-g-brockett-center-american-theatre-magazine">http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/editorial-partners-oscar-g-brockett-center-american-theatre-magazine</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Texas Theatre &amp; Dance </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/oscar-g-brockett-center-and-american-theatre-magazine-are-editorial-partners" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/3nw09hh1.jpeg" alt="American Theatre Magazine Logo" title="" width="72" height="72" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Oscar G. Brockett Center for Theatre History and Criticism has been invited to partner with American Theatre magazine to produce the monthly feature &ldquo;Almanac,&rdquo; an editorial highlighting historical information and significant anniversaries.</p> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:59:15 +0000 2800 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts