Fine Arts

Graphic Design student wins Fall 2016 Helen Hamilton Award for Excellence in Creative Expression

TCU’s student-run undergraduate journal of the arts, eleven40seven, promotes the artistic and creative endeavors of TCU undergraduate students. Each semester, the journal’s staff selects the best art submission for the Helen Hamilton Award for Excellence in Creative Expression, an award created in 2014 as part of the Hamilton Family eleven40seven Endowment to honor their daughter,… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services selects TCU artists’ work for display

The artwork of Natasha Schulz, Elizabeth Sage and Hayley Fowler is on display at the Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Fort Worth facility, and the artists received a combined $10,000 in financial sponsorship through the eighth annual MBFS Experiencing Perspectives art exhibition. Schulz will graduate in 2018 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art and… Read more »

Award-winning architect to speak at TCU

TCU’s Department of Interior Design and Fashion Merchandising will be hosting a lecture Nov. 1 from Mónica Ponce de León, dean of the School of Architecture at Princeton University and award-winning architect. Ponce de León is the 2016 Cecil H. and Ida Green Honors Chair and winner of numerous design awards, including the Cooper Hewitt,… Read more »

TCU’s Opera Studio kicks off 2016-2017 season

On Oct. 7, the TCU School of Music Opera Studio will perform 17 scenes from various operas in two performances to open the 2016-2017 season. The show will include scenes from Rigoletto, Falstaff, Don Giovanni, Le Nozze di Figaro, The Abduction from the Seraglio and Lucia di Lammermoor, as well as Pudd’nhead Wilson, composed by… Read more »

Deep in the HeART of Texas

What began as a creative idea to help abused teenagers has become a full-fledged part of the School of Art’s curricula and a commitment to abused and ill children, teens and adults in North Texas. Five years ago, Amanda Allison, associate professor and art education coordinator, created The Therapeutic Arts class to the interest of… Read more »

Gillaspy wins dance education award

Each year, the Dance Council of North Texas celebrates the accomplishments of individuals for their contributions to dance. The awards are named for renowned professionals in the North Texas dance community and recognize excellence at all levels, including lifetime achievement to dance, artistic excellence in dance, outstanding service to dance and dance education. Elizabeth Gillaspy,… Read more »

Three Graphic Design students earn public recognition

The works of three Graphic Design students will soon be part of the North Richland Hills Signal Art Program, a program that utilizes original artwork by local artists to decorate traffic signal boxes throughout the city. Jessica Dawson, Marissa Merrill and Anika Carlson submitted artwork they created in their Digital Illustration class for consideration in… Read more »

Trinity Shakespeare Festival presents two magical plays

DFW’s only indoor professional theatre devoted exclusively to the works of William Shakespeare Tickets are now on sale for the eighth season of Trinity Shakespeare Festival, which will present A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Winter’s Tale in repertory through June 26. Performances of The Winter’s Tale are in the Marlene and Spencer Hays Theatre… Read more »

TCU student receives International Sculpture Center’s 2016 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture award

Master of Fine Arts candidate Hayley Fowler has been awarded the prestigious International Sculpture Center’s Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2016. The ISC established the annual award program in 1994 to recognize young sculptors and to encourage their continued commitment to the field. It was also designed to draw attention to the… Read more »