Fine Arts

TCU alum provides backdrop for “Manchester by the Sea”

Manchester by the Sea, the story of a man who tries to comfort his nephew while coping with a tragedy from his past and the death of his older brother, was a 2017 Oscar nominee for Best Picture. The all-star cast includes Casey Affleck, who was named Best Actor for his role, Michelle Williams and Matthew… Read more »

RAWIYA: We Do Not Choose Our Dictators

The Art Galleries at TCU presents social justice photography exhibition March 4 to May 13 “We Do Not Choose Our Dictators” is a selection of photographic works by RAWIYA, a collective focused on human rights and social justice. Translated from Arabic as “she/he who tells a story,” RAWIYA originally was formed in 2009 as an… Read more »

Chair of TCU’s Theatre Department directs “Thurgood” at Jubilee Theatre

Harry Parker, professor and chair of TCU’s Theatre Department, has directed Thurgood, a one-man play depicting the rise of Thurgood Marshall to the U.S. Supreme Court. The production, featured recently in the Fort Worth Business Press, runs through Feb. 26 at Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth. Parker earned his bachelor’s degree from TCU, and his master’s degree… Read more »

TCU School of Music Director named Music Administrator of the Year

The College Orchestra Directors Association has selected Richard Gipson as the Music Administrator of the Year. Gipson, who’s been the director of TCU’s School of Music since 2002, is credited with the school’s significant growth. Under his leadership, the number of full-time faculty members has grown by 65 percent, the number of students majoring in… Read more »

CICA Museum features work of Fine Arts Senior Casey Leone

Casey Leone, a senior Fine Arts student, utilized 400 of the original 3,000 film stills from Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window and systematically altered them for her “From the Series Voids” exhibition featured in the Concept Winter 2016: Second International Exhibition on Conceptual Art at the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art in South Korea. One of… Read more »

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 »