The Visual Arts Center is pleased to announce its fall 2012 season and its opening reception Sept. 21. Exhibition highlights include Pause, Pose, Discompose by artist Emily Roysdon and Part Two: Department of Art and Art History Faculty Exhibition.
The Courtyard Gallery features the artwork of faculty and alumni of the Department of Art and Art History in the College of Fine Arts. Faculty Susan Whyne’s “Dig In” a collection of paintings and sculptures, will be on exhibition from Sept. 13-Jan. 25.
David Stuart, professor of art history at The University of Texas at Austin, has deciphered the second known reference in Maya culture to the so-called “end date” of December 21, 2012. Stuart says the reference does not predict the end of time but rather, was intended to promote continuity during a time of crisis. Stuart… » Continue Reading
Event: The Courtyard Gallery features the artwork of faculty and alumni of the Department of Art and Art History in the College of Fine Arts. Senior Lecturer Sarah Canright’s Watercolors, a collection of delicate works on paper, will be on exhibition from Feb. 2 thru April 20. There will be a reception for the exhibition… » Continue Reading
The Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to announce a new graduate seminar course starting in spring 2012. "Staying in the Game" will focus on preparing studio artists for success in their professional careers. Austin-based visual arts executive Sue Graze will lead the seminar.
The College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin has appointed Associate Professor Lee Chesney as interim chair of the Department of Art and Art History, effective Sept. 1, 2011. Chesney will retain the position as the search for a department chair continues.
Dr. Ned Rifkin, director of the Blanton Museum of Art, will resign from that position May 31 to commit full time to scholarly work and teaching at The University of Texas at Austin.
Don Howard, assistant professor of radio-TV-film at The University of Texas at Austin, has won a Guggenheim Fellowship Award on the basis of distinguished achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment.
Centerpiece Theater Screens “Baron Prásil (The Fabulous Baron Munchausen)” at the Visual Arts Center
Event: In conjunction with the senior design exhibition, Centerpiece Theatre presents the 1961 sci-fi/fantasy film, "Baron Prášil (The Fabulous Baron Munchausen)" at the Visual Arts Center (VAC). Czech film wizard Karel Zeman used his amazing trademark of mixed-media visual cinematic techniques to bring the fantastic stories of Gottfried August Bürger's Baron Munchausen to the screen… » Continue Reading
Artist, art educator and University of Texas at Austin Professor Emeritus Kelly Fearing died on March 13 at his home in Austin, at the age of 92 due to congestive heart failure.