Fine Arts

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 »

Her name is Hope

Learn about the TCU Rhino Initiative and the rhino crisis through the eyes of a TCU student. The College of Science & Engineering, in conjunction with the College of Fine Arts, announce the grand opening of the TCU Rhino Exhibit, “Her name is Hope.” The exhibition features artwork and photography by senior studio art major… Read more »

School for Classical & Contemporary Dance hosts evening with renowned choreographer

TCU’s School for Classical & Contemporary Dance to host a special event April 6 featuring world-renowned choreographer Stephen Petronio. Petronio is an American choreographer and dancer, praised for his integration of multiple forms of art in his creative works. His keen interest in the contemporary dance movement coupled with an appetite for improvisation has afforded him numerous… Read more »

TCU brings art and science together to benefit Fort Worth Zoo

An interdisciplinary course titled Zoo Enrichment launched this semester within the College of Science & Engineering and the School of Art. An interdisciplinary course titled Zoo Enrichment launched this semester within the College of Science & Engineering and the School of Art. Fifteen students, including artists and sculptors as well as scientists interested in ecology, the environment… Read more »

TCU professor stars in local performance of “A Christmas Carol”

Lydia Mackay, adjunct professor in TCU’s Department of Theatre, plays several characters in a remake of A Christmas Carol including the Ghost of Christmas Past, who haunts a Victorian-era miser. This classic novel by Charles Dickens tells the story of the bitter Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a kinder, gentler man after visitations from… Read more »

Stream the Lu and Karr performance at Shanghai Conservatory of Music

Tickets to the concert at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music sold out in days, but you can stream the event with Yuan Xiong Lu and Gary Karr Dec. 19 at 8:30 p.m. via Lu and Karr are renowned double bass artists. The double bass is the largest and lowest-pitched instrument of the violin family…. Read more »