Fine Arts

College Athletics and Fashion Merchandising – An Odd Couple that Works

This spring, TCU Athletics, through its trademark licensing program, partnered with the university’s Department of Interior Design and Fashion Merchandising on a design competition that awarded a TCU student a VIP experience at New York Fashion Week: The Shows. TCU senior Anna Kindred from Olathe, Kansas, put together three winning looks that earned her the VIP experience at… Read more »

Exhibiting Talent

Andrea Karnes ’01 MA found her calling – and the rest is art history. (This article by Melody McDonald Lanier originally appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) Fresh out of college with a degree in art history, Andrea Karnes landed a receptionist job at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. It… Read more »

Diverted on 9/11, TCU Alumna Beverley Bass’s Story Landed on Broadway

(This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) A lifetime of pursuing her passions put Beverley Bass ’74 on course for breaking barriers, shattering stereotypes and making history, even though she never set out to do any of those things. The retired pilot instead credits the significant events… Read more »

TCU’s Interior Designers Set the Tone

In-house interior designers are décor-minded gatekeepers of the TCU look. (This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) From shared office space at the Physical Plant, Lisa Murrell Aven ’79 and Stephanie McPeak ’03 use wood, metal, carpet, upholstery, paint and lighting to tell the story of TCU…. Read more »

Lead On: Creative world changer Germán Gutiérrez

As TCU launches Lead On, a tangible representation of our brand identity—what we do, how we do it and why it matters, we are highlighting Horned Frogs who demonstrate the TCU culture: that sense of spirited belonging that fuels us to be better, achieve more and have an impact for the greater good. Strong brands… Read more »

Trinity Shakespeare Festival opens June 13

The critically-acclaimed Trinity Shakespeare Festival opens its ninth season, performing Richard III and Measure for Measure in repertory June 13-July 2. Performances of Richard III are in the Marlene and Spencer Hays Theatre and performances of Measure for Measure are in the Jerita Foley Buschman Theatre, both in Ed Landreth Hall, 2800 S. University Dr…. Read more »

PianoTexas brings renowned pianists to campus

The 36th annual PianoTexas International Academy & Festival, presented by the TCU School of Music in collaboration with The Cliburn, brings world-renowned pianists to TCU’s campus through June 17. The complete schedule of events and highlights of performers are available at PianoTexas. Admission is free and open to the public. Designed to integrate the music profession, the… Read more »

Dallas exhibition provides unique opportunity to TCU community

TCU students, faculty and staff have the unique opportunity to experience the México 1900-1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco and the Avant-Garde, currently at the Dallas Museum of Art. Students can see the key works they are studying that were created in Mexico during the first half of the 20th century, a crucial… Read more »

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the 2017-2018 academic year

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the upcoming academic year as decided by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Philip Antinone, Nicholas Barnette and Kally Nord join approximately 1,900 other U.S. citizens who will teach, conduct research and provide expertise abroad. The Fulbright Program is one of the… Read more »

TCU Jazz Festival celebrates 40 years

Jazz is a type of music characterized by improvisation, modification and a powerful rhythm. Regularly featuring brass and woodwind instruments as well as piano, the genre is said to be the best music to represent America as “there is no better example of democracy: individual freedom but with a responsibility to the group.” In other… Read more »