Oct 31, 2018
Recent graduate Lizah Vaillancourt (B.F.A., Visual Art Studies, 2018) will be awarded one of the 2018 Outstanding Art Educator awards in the division of Student of Art Education from the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) during the TAEA annual conference on Nov 9, 2018.
Oct 31, 2018 | AaronSiskind.org
Alumnus Bucky Miller (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2017) has been awarded a 2018 Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer's Fellowship.
Jieun Beth Kim Named New Exhibit Coordinator at the City of Austin Central Library
Oct 14, 2018
Jieun Beth Kim (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2013) has been named the new exhibit coordinator for the city of Austin's central library. Kim will manage 2700 sq. ft of gallery space while collaborating with outside stakeholders on projects related to the visual arts. Photo by Beck and Hall Photograhy, www.beckandhall.com, @beckandhall
Oct 1, 2018
Rose G. Salseda (Ph.D. in Art History, 2018; M.A. in Art History, 2009) has been appointed acting assistant professor at Stanford University's Art & Art History department.
Aug 5, 2018 | Prizer Arts and Letters
Raul De Lara (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2015) is showing his recent work, "Homecoming: How do you know your/you're home" at Prizer Arts & Letters in Austin, Aug. 10th-12th. An opening reception will take place Aug. 10th from 7-10pm with an artist's talk Saturday, Aug. 11th at 2pm. The exhibition will include works by De Lara that play with typical household objects to subvert their associated uses, deploying dark humor to reckon with the uncertainty of a place the artist considers home.
Jul 30, 2018 | Wave Hill Project Space
Katie Westmoreland’s (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2012) solo exhibition, "All I Can Remember is the Smell of This and the Hollow Sound of the Humidity" will be on view through August 26 at the Wave Hill Sunroom Project Space in Bronx, New York.
Jun 4, 2018
Callan Steinmann (M.A., Art Education, 2013) has been appointed Curator of Education at The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia. Steinmann has been associate curator of education at the museum since 2013.
May 3, 2018 | Quarto Group
Chelsea Kathryne Ward (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2010) will publish her first book, "Modern Drawing" on June 5th. In October her second book, "Your Year in Art" will also release.
Apr 29, 2018 | Variety
Apr 29, 2018 | Artpace
Carlos Rosales-Silva (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2017) was chosen as the artist-in-residence at Artpace in San Antonio.
Feb 20, 2018 | Fort Gansevoort
Laurel Shear (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2015) gained gallery representation with Fort Gansevoort in New York. Known for shape-shifting in a competitive gallery environment, Shear’s representation signals further expansion to the west coast for the gallery.
Feb 12, 2018
Jarrod Beck (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2007) is the artist-in-residence for the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University, through April 2018. His piece Origin, 135 degrees was commissioned by Rice Public Art.
Jan 21, 2018 | Into Action
Natalia Anciso (B.A., Studio Art, 2008) has been selected to show work in INTO ACTION, a pop-up group exhibition, Jan. 13 - 21, in Los Angeles.
Jan 10, 2018 | Art Works Downtown
Kathryn St. Clair (B.F.A., Studio Art, 1993) has been selected to show work in "Color Emotion," an upcoming group exhibition, Jan. 12 - Feb. 23, that examines the relationship between color and emotion.
Jan 8, 2018 | Icosa Collective
Jonas Criscoe (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2006) is presenting work in “Call & Respond,” a two-person exhibition at ICOSA Collective in Austin, TX, Jan 13 - Feb 3.
Dec 18, 2017 | Winthrop University
Leah Dyjak (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2015) has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Video and Photography at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Dyjak’s work combines performance, labor, film and photography, and is represented by the Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown, MA.
Nov 29, 2017 | Art Daily
Roja Najafi (Ph.D., Art History, 2016) was announced curator of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. She will curate the spring exhibition, The New Art: A Controversial Collection 50 Years Later.
Nov 29, 2017 | Art Museum of Southeast Texas
Ellen Tanner (B.F.A., Visual Art Studies, 2004) will present Fables, Families and Myths at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont from Dec. 16 through March 4. An opening reception is from 6 to 8 p.m., Dec. 15.
Alton DuLaney elected to city council, will be featured on Rachael Ray and Harry Connick Jr shows
Nov 29, 2017
Alton DuLaney (B.F.A., Studio Art, 1995) will demonstrate holiday gift wrapping skills on Dec. 18 on "The Rachael Ray Show" and Dec. 21 on Harry Connick Jr.'s show, "Harry." DuLaney was also just elected to City Council in his hometown of Splendora, Texas.
Nov 16, 2017 | Dimension Gallery
Jonas Criscoe (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2006) has work in Dimensions Gallery's Paved Garden, a large-scale outdoor curated sculpture exhibit. It is a collaboration between Dimensions Gallery and the City of Austin's Cultural Arts Division. The exhibit sits under an industrial awning and is accessible and illuminated 24 hours a day and runs for a year.