• Congratulations, ArtsForce!

    The College of Fine Arts ArtsForce program was just named one of the U's 2015 Beacons of Excellence! Congrats to the students and Assistant Dean Leckie! 

  • UtahPresents is here!

    Kingsbury Hall Presents has become UtahPresents with unexpected twists, turns, and tunes. And, it turns all of campus into a stage! 

  • Salt Dance Fest

    The best come west! The Department of Modern Dance's 5th Annual Salt Dance Fest is coming up June 1. Register now before it fills up. (Photo: Chelsea Rowe)

  • Johannes Søe Hansen

    Register now for the Summer Chamber Music Workshop with Artist-in-Residence Jonannes Søe Hansen, 6/14-18 (courtesy photo)

The Finer Points Blog

ArtsForce named U of U 2015 Beacon of Excellence
06-01-2015
In 2011, the University of Utah created the Beacons of Excellence Awards as part of a broader initiative to “re-imagine the undergraduate experience.” And, this year, the College of Fine Arts groundbreaking program, ArtsForce, was recognized for its excellence in providing transformative experiences to undergraduate students. This young-but-impressive program was chosen as one of six recipients from 260 nominations.The University’s award announcement quoted a College of Fine Arts staff member...
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Introducing *drumroll* UtahPresents
06-01-2015
Since 2001, Kingsbury Hall Presents has offered an eclectic season of performing artists at Kingsbury Hall on the University of Utah campus. As part of an expanded mission that reaches beyond the boundaries of the Kingsbury Hall stage into other venues and spaces on campus and in the community, the performing arts series has become UtahPresents. This evolution and expansion will infuse the campus and...
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Spring 2015: Semester in Review
05-26-2015
Rich with collaborative projects, innovative research, and powerful performances, the College of Fine Arts enjoyed a successful Spring 2015 semester. Join us in taking a look back at our students, alumni, and faculty’s news and achievements.College-wide AchievmentsNaomi Natale: The Art of RevolutionArtist and activist Naomi Natale of the One Million Bones Project came to campus to speak about art and social change for the annual...
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Convocation 2015 address: Marcela Torres
05-21-2015
The following is a copy of the graduating student address given during the College of Fine Arts Convocation Ceremony. Marcela Torres graduated with her degree in Art Studio (Sculpture) and Art History. She was also the Art Studio Outstanding Senior and will be attending graduate school at the School of The Art Institute of Chicago this coming Fall. More and more the arts are not just one isolated...
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Guest Post: Assistant Dean Kelby McIntyre-Martinez and the Theatre for Social Action course
05-21-2015
As part of the University of Utah’s expanded effort for further civic engagement, the College of Fine Arts partnered with University Neighborhood Partners-Hartland (UNP Hartland) to create unique opportunities for artistic expression and exploration within its youth group. The University Neighborhood Partners program recognizes that the active collaboration between the University and our community enhances and drives diverse opportunities for learning, teaching, and research. Through this...
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The Best Come West- 5th Annual SaltDanceFest kicks off June 1
05-01-2015
SaltDanceFest is a two-week dance intensive hosted by the Department of Modern Dance that runs June 1-12 at the Marriott Center for Dance. This year's festival brings together internationally renowned dance artists and dance makers Paul Matteson, Sara Shelton Mann, Jesse Zaritt along with esteemed University of Utah faculty Eric Handman and Stephen Koester and SLC dance artist Molly Heller for two weeks of moving,...
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