/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 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 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