Faculty works to be featured at downtown arts hub

Faculty works to be featured at downtown arts hub

Two North Texas philanthropists donated $250,000 in early March to bring UTD art to the Richardson community through the creation of the Eisemann Edge Endowment Fund. Ann and Charles Eisemann have directed their philanthropy towards many aspects of the art scene in Richardson over the years. ATEC Dean Anne Balsamo...

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Art exhibit helps viewers understand aesthetics, dialogue behind photos

Art exhibit helps viewers understand aesthetics, dialogue behind photos

Out of over 500 photographs, one graduate student shaped 32 works into an exhibit designed to get viewers to question — as well as connect with — art. Humanities and aesthetic studies graduate student Francesca Brunetti curated the exhibit, “Representation and Presentation in Photography,” from images in the Comer collection,...

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UTD announces acquisition of Crow Museum of Asian Art

UTD announces acquisition of Crow Museum of Asian Art

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published online on Jan. 24. It has since been updated to include quotes from Sarah Kozlowski, the director of the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History. UTD acquired the Crow Collection of Asian Art in its entirety, university officials announced Thursday afternoon. In addition...

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Family makes largest gift to university in history

Family makes largest gift to university in history

University officials formally announced the donation of a large collection of Swiss art at the beginning of November. The announcement, made Nov. 2, stated that the Barrett collection is the highest-valued art donation ever made to a school within UT System and is the largest collection of Swiss art outside...

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JSOM art collection sparks discussion

JSOM art collection sparks discussion

Nine months ago, a large collection of contemporary and abstract art was installed throughout the JSOM building. Since then, the collection — named for its donor, Joan Davidow — has been the subject of numerous staff, faculty and student discussions, a thwarted call for removal and the loss of two...

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Bridging the gap

Bridging the gap

A student-run campus organization has decided to take initiative to introduce art education into science-focused degree programs. Symbiosis is a new organization focusing on combining the arts and sciences. Students often maintain a narrow focus on academic goals based on their school of study and don’t venture out of their...

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Student art featured in exhibit

Student art featured in exhibit

A graduate student’s art is now on display at an exhibition in Frisco. Mixing mediums of electronic fragments, oil paint and acrylics, arts and technology graduate student Denise Lion created two separate pieces focusing on the vibrant color red with two very distinct inspirations. The first entry to Frisco’s Gallery...

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SG launches art initiative

SG launches art initiative

The Student Government vice president is implementing three projects around campus to increase the presence of art at UTD. Alex Holcomb, SG vice president and economics junior, said the art initiative could help students become more well-rounded from their UTD experience. “As a liberal art major, I think it’s no...

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Microscopic masterpieces

Microscopic masterpieces

With a resume full of accomplishments in nanotechnology, a UTD professor who spends his time researching elements on an atomic scale has managed to see the art within the atoms. Material science engineering professor Moon Kim started taking images of his work in 1985 using electron microscopes. Since then, he...

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