Fine Arts

Fort Worth ISD student praises TCU Percussion Ensembles for recent concerts

TCU’s Percussion Ensembles performed at Bass Hall recently as part of the Children’s Education Program for Performing Arts Fort Worth and as a prelude to the 2015 Percussive Arts Society International Convention tour. The concerts, geared toward middle school children in the Fort Worth Independent School District, featured TCU’s percussion ensemble, percussion orchestra and steel… Read more »

Dean of TCU’s College of Fine Arts secures two grants for upcoming book

Anne Helmreich, dean of TCU’s College of Fine Arts, is the beneficiary of two grants from the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. The Paul Mellon Centre, an educational charity, offers a variety of fellowships and grants that support scholarship, academic research and the dissemination of knowledge in the field of British art… Read more »

TCU alum drops by for impromptu visit with percussion students

John Angeles always knew he wanted to perform in the Broadway musical STOMP and he has achieved his lifelong goal thanks to a strong will, musical talent and opportunities afforded him at TCU. Angeles dropped by his alma mater recently to meet with percussion students at the request of his former professor, Brian West, division… Read more »

“Boar’s Head Festival” hot off the press

Available in coming days is The Boar’s Head Festival: A Christmas Celebration by LaLonnie Lehman, professor of theatre and costume designer at TCU, that features illustrations based on the Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival presented by the Fort Worth University Christian Church. For more information on the book or to purchase, visit TCU Press.

Castiglione, Barocci and Bohn

Babette Bohn, professor of art history at TCU, will give a public lecture at the Kimbell Art Museum on Wed., Dec. 2 at 12:30 p.m. Bohn’s lecture, Color is the Keyboard: Drawing with Color in Early Modern Italy, is sponsored in conjunction with the Kimbell’s exhibition featuring the drawings and prints of Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, an Italian… Read more »

Art professor headed to the Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle is an annual expeditionary residency program that brings together international artists, scientists, architects and educators to explore remote destinations and investigate rapid changes in the global climate. Now in its sixth year of residency, the program takes place on a specially outfitted sailing vessel. As a working contemporary artist, Adam Fung was… Read more »

Graphic design professor named merit winner in HOW International Design Awards

Yvonne Cao’s project, Visual Translation, is a Merit winner in this year’s HOW International Design Awards. HOW, a highly selective and renowned competition sponsored by HOW magazine, recognizes excellence in graphic design, including annual reports, brochures, illustrations, photography and logos. Cao’s project focuses on facilitating a smooth visual transition in western branding with typography. Her… Read more »

DanceTCU fall concert features Halloween tricks and treats

From Romantic ballet to cutting edge contemporary dance, the TCU School for Classical and Contemporary Dance (SCCD) presents its annual fall concert, featuring choreography by faculty and guest artists, this Halloween weekend. “We’re thrilled to present world-class performance here at TCU,” said director Elizabeth Gillaspy. “This presentation of talented students, faculty and special guests represents the collaborative spirit that exists… Read more »

Fox Sports Southwest highlights the Pride of TCU

Fox Sports Southwest featured the TCU Marching Band in a news segment titled “Inside TCU Football” last week, just in time for TCU’s homecoming. The video gave viewers an inside look at the pride, honor, fun, energy, and, of course, hard work, TCU’s band members contribute to their craft each week. With 205 members, the… Read more »

Cuba, Culture and Change

JOIN US! Miguel Cabrera, the official historian of the Cuban National Ballet and founder of the Museum of Dance in Havana, will visit TCU in an unprecedented cultural exchange establishing new ties between the University and Cuba. The renowned scholar and author of 17 publications will make his first presentation in the United States at… Read more »