• Outstanding Seniors

    Give it up for our 2016 Outstanding Seniors! 

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    Congratulations to the graduating class of 2016! 

The Finer Points Blog

Salt Dance Fest 2016: The best come west this summer
05-18-2016
 Salt Dance Fest 2016 welcomes internationally renowned dance artists Jeanine Durning, Alex Ketley and Jennifer Nugent for two weeks of moving and dance makingThe annual Salt Dance Fest brings together dance artists and dance makers Jeanine Durning, Alex Ketley and Jennifer Nugent, along with esteemed local dance artists Daniel Charon, Molly Heller and Stephen Koester for two weeks of moving, collaborating, dance making and the...
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Plated identities: Human bacteria and the paintbrush
05-13-2016
Annette Mehr is a graduate student in painting in the Department of Art & Art History, and she has a secret: she loves bacteria. Stepping into her studio you won’t find this surprising as numerous petri dishes lay about, some cast in resin and others awaiting their next step of being translated into microbial paintings....
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Semester At A Glance: Spring 2016
05-12-2016
“Spring drew on...and a greenness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening daily, suggested the thought that Hope traversed them at night, and left each morning brighter traces of her steps.”  ― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre Congratulations to all of our students for an incredible semester of creation and celebration. As we get ready for the warm summer winds to whisk us away...
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Words Of Wisdom: Convocation Speaker Karem Orrego
05-11-2016
"We are finally here," is how Karem Orrego began her 2016 Convocation speech on Friday, May 6 in Kingsbury Hall.  Orrego, a recent graduate from the Department of Film & Media Arts, spoke of her experience moving from her homeland of Peru to Utah. Her first days of attendance at the College of Fine Arts were full of supportive staff and students, which mapped her...
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Stream tonight's convocation live
05-06-2016
Can't make it to the University of Utah College of Fine Arts Convocation tonight at 6P at Kingsbury Hall? No problem. For those who'd prefer, they can watch a live stream* of the Convocation ceremony here. Congratulations to the class of 2016!  Stream live *This link will show other colleges' convocation ceremonies throughout the day, so please tune in at 6P for the College of Fine Arts.     
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ArtsLINK: Infuse Art. Change our World.
05-05-2016
Guest Post By: Kelby McIntyre-Martinez, Assistant Dean for Arts Education and Community Engagement“We dance, sing, and tell stories and we are pretty good at it,” Sammie, age 9, informed the university students as they were printmaking images at the University of Utah’s second annual ArtsLINK Conference that took place Saturday, March 26. Since 2015, the College of Fine Arts, under my auspice as the Assistant Dean...
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2016 Outstanding Seniors
05-04-2016
Art & Art History: Mariko AzumaMariko Azuma’s Japanese background and upbringing has allowed her a unique perspective on art history and Asian studies. Learning about history through art has led her to graduate from the Honors College with a double major in Art History and Asian Studies in Spring 2016.Azuma’s Honors Thesis, supported by the U’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) for two semesters, was...
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U dancers, filmmakers TRAVERSE Utah for interdisciplinary experiment
04-25-2016
The Department of Film & Media Arts, Department of Modern Dance, and TWIG Media Lab are bubbling at the brim with excitement for their upcoming project, “TRAVERSE.” On May 9, six dancers and one choreographer will set off on a five-day journey across Utah with four filmmakers, stopping at off-the-beaten-path locations to choreograph and film works inspired by the landscape.  “The creation of these dances,...
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