/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 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 NBC News Highlights Butler School’s Mariachi Camp http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/nbc-news-highlights-butler-school-s-mariachi-camp <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/mariachi-camp-music-lessons-heritage-heart-soul-n392601">http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/mariachi-camp-music-lessons-heritage-heart-soul-n392601</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> NBC News </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/nbc-news-highlights-butler-school-s-mariachi-camp" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/nbc.mariachicamp.jpg" alt="Mariachi Camp rehearsal" title="" width="72" height="54" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>NBC News explores the heart, soul and heritage within the Butler School of Music&rsquo;s <span>Mariachi</span> Camp. Reporter Juan Castillo highlighted the four-day camp that pairs high school musicians with some of the genre&rsquo;s top performers and educators. For some students, it&rsquo;s about connecting with their family history.</p> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:54:26 +0000 2906 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Professor Aims to Expand Art Audiences With $3.5 Million Wallace Foundation Grant http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/about/press/professor-aims-expand-art-audiences-35-million-wallace-foundation-grant <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/ostrower.jpg" alt="Professor Francie Ostrower" title="Professor Francie Ostrower" width="210" height="294" class="imagecache imagecache-lg_thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-lg_thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>College of Fine Arts Professor <span>Francie</span> <span>Ostrower</span> is the recipient of a $3.5 million grant, the largest ever research grant ever awarded to a professor in the college, from The Wallace Foundation to study how performing arts organizations can develop approaches to attracting new audiences with the aim of generating useful lessons for arts organizations nationwide.</p> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/about/press/professor-aims-expand-art-audiences-35-million-wallace-foundation-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:54:27 +0000 2905 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Theatre and Dance Professor Honored for Teaching by UT Board of Regents http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/theatre-and-dance-professor-honored-teaching-ut-board-regents <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/professor-rebecca-rossen-honored-regents-outstanding-teaching-award">http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/professor-rebecca-rossen-honored-regents-outstanding-teaching-award</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Department of Theatre and 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/theatre-and-dance-professor-honored-teaching-ut-board-regents" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/rossen_1.jpg" alt="Rebecca Rossen" title="" width="72" height="96" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Department of <span>Theatre</span> and Dance Assistant Professor Rebecca <span>Rossen</span> is among 11 University of Texas at Austin faculty members honored with the 2015 Regents&#39; Outstanding Teaching Award. <span>Rossen</span> is a dance historian, performance scholar and choreographer whose research interests include modern and postmodern dance, staging of identity in physical performance and the relationship between research and practice.</p> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 21:35:15 +0000 2902 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts UT Board of Regents Honor Art Education Professor for Teaching http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/ut-board-regents-honor-art-education-professor-teaching <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/aah/news/dr-christina-bain-honored-2015-regents-outstanding-teaching-award">http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/aah/news/dr-christina-bain-honored-2015-regents-outstanding-teaching-award</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Department of Art and Art History </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/ut-board-regents-honor-art-education-professor-teaching" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/2014_chris_bain_head_shot_650.jpg" alt="Christina Bain" title="" width="72" height="101" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Art and Art History Associate Professor Christina Bain is being honored as one of the 2015 Regents&#39; Outstanding Teaching Award recipients by the UT Board of Regents. Bain&rsquo;s research interests focus on the intersection of theory with practice in art education.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 21:28:41 +0000 2901 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Design Student Builds “Tiny House” http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/design-student-builds-tiny-house <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/texas-man-builds-miniature-house-hopes-avoiding-college/story?id=32134149">http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/texas-man-builds-miniature-house-hopes-avoiding-college/story?id=32134149</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC News </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-student-builds-tiny-house" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/joelwebber.jpg" alt="Joel Weber" title="" width="72" height="54" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Learn more about how Design student Joel Webber designed and built a living space for himself in 145 square feet to help avoid college debt.</p> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:09:37 +0000 2896 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Music Professor Jerry Junkin to Receive Midwest Clinic Medal of Honor http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/music-professor-jerry-junkin-receive-midwest-clinic-medal-honor <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://music.utexas.edu/news/professor-jerry-junkin-recepient-midwest-clinic-medal-honor">http://music.utexas.edu/news/professor-jerry-junkin-recepient-midwest-clinic-medal-honor</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Butler School of Music </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-jerry-junkin-receive-midwest-clinic-medal-honor" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/jerryjunkin.jpg" alt="Jerry Junkin" title="" width="72" height="48" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The director of bands will be recognized this December by the Midwest Clinic, an international band and orchestra conference. The medal recognizes conductors, educators, composers and others whose unique service to music education and continuing influence on instrumental music deserve the highest recognition.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:07:03 +0000 2895 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Video: College Partners With Texas Cultural Trust on Arts & Digital Literacy Initiative http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/video-college-partners-texas-cultural-trust-arts-digital-literacy-initiative-0 <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://vimeo.com/124354966">https://vimeo.com/124354966</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Texas Cultural Trust </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/video-college-partners-texas-cultural-trust-arts-digital-literacy-initiative-0" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/texasculturaltrustpaintbrushfb.jpg" alt="Texas Cultural Trust" title="" width="72" height="90" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Learn more about how the College of Fine Arts and Texas Cultural Trust are working to bridge traditional arts and digital media in high school curricula.</p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:09:57 +0000 2889 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Visual Artist and Associate Professor Beili Liu talks about her work http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/visual-artist-and-associate-professor-beili-liu-talks-about-her-work <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://austinway.com/people-post/beili-liu-talks-about-thirst-and-her-new-art">http://austinway.com/people-post/beili-liu-talks-about-thirst-and-her-new-art</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Austin Way magazine </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/visual-artist-and-associate-professor-beili-liu-talks-about-her-work" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/beili-liu-1.jpg" alt="Beili Liu" title="" width="72" height="54" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In a profile of the artist, <em>Austin Way</em> magazine calls Liu &ldquo;the visionary who helped elevate public art in Austin with &lsquo;Thirst&rsquo; and now is dazzling the world with luminous, thoughtful <span>installations.&rdquo;</span></p> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:19:35 +0000 2887 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts Theatre Alumnus’ Work Honored at the Tony Awards http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/content/theatre-alumnus-work-honored-tony-awards <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.broadway.com/videos/156125/the-king-and-i-costume-designer-catherine-zuber-on-making-clothing-fit-for-royalty/">http://www.broadway.com/videos/156125/the-king-and-i-costume-designer-catherine-zuber-on-making-clothing-fit-for-royalty/</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Broadway.com </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/theatre-alumnus-work-honored-tony-awards" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-linked imagecache-thumbnail_linked"><img src="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mosaic/wilberthfinalproject.jpg" alt="Wilberth Gonzales" title="" width="72" height="54" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><span>Wilberth</span> Gonzales (<span>B.A</span>. in <span>Theatre</span> and Dance, 2012) worked on the costumes of the Broadway production of <em>The King and I</em>, which won a Tony Award for Best Costume Design. In this video, costume designer Catherine <span>Zuber</span> talks about Gonzales&rsquo; contributions to the show.</p> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 17:47:23 +0000 2883 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts