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The Finer Points is the official blog of the University of Utah College of Fine Arts, delivering the news about the experiences and achievements of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and inviting the community to the incredible and diverse offerings of our college.

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Audition call for Fall 2015 major declarations
12-18-2014
Interested in declaring a major with one of the academic units in the College of Fine Arts? You’re in luck! The performing arts units of the College are preparing for Fall 2015 admission auditions and invite you to find your voice, fuel your passion, and ignite your future with one of our esteemed academic programs that train and inspire you in your chosen arts field. It...
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Fall 2014 Semester in Review
12-17-2014
Another banner semester has come to a close. Join us as we look back on the incredible accomplishments of the College of Fine Arts students and faculty.College-WideWelcomed Two New Deans: To better serve the community and campus, Dean Raymond Tymas-Jones named two new Assistant Deans to serve in his cabinet. Brooke Horejsi, who is the new Executive Director of Kingsbury Hall joined with a dual appointment...
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Mural class collaborates with Department of Ballet for "Cinderella" backdrops
12-12-2014
Before entering the Utah Opera headquarters, you might want to remove your shoes. At least for mural class students, this is true. Department of Art & Art History Professor Kim Martinez and the mural class are deeply immersed in their semester-long project to produce three mural backdrops for the Department of Ballet’s steam-punk themed production of “Cinderella.” The class is using the space at the...
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Dean Raymond Tymas-Jones honored for contributions to Utah arts and culture
12-04-2014
On Monday, December 1, in the University of Utah’s stunning Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA), Raymond Tymas-Jones was awarded the Utah Cultural Alliance’s 2014 Cultural Achievement Award for his significant contributions to the arts, humanities, and culture in the state of Utah.Tymas-Jones, Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Associate Vice President for the Arts at the U joined the esteemed ranks of...
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An interview with Modern Dance's Carly Schaub
12-03-2014
In anticipation of tomorrow’s opening night of the Modern Dance Graduate Thesis Concert, grad student Allison Shir interviewed one of the students whose work will be featured. Carly Schaub earned a B.F.A. in Theatre and Dance from the University of Wyoming, where she performed in numerous dance and musical theatre productions and studied various dance forms. Carly has taught ballet, modern dance, tap, while choreographing numerous...
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