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Summer 2017


The College of Fine Arts at Florida State University is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Scott Shamp as Interim Dean. Mr. Shamp has been appointed to this position by Sally McRorie, University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.


Department of Art

Art Alumna, Brittany Watkins, ArtFields 201...

Department of Art Education

Department of Art Education Presented Summe...

Department of Art History

Congratulations to Amy Bowman, Department o...

Department of Interior Architecture & Design

Department of Interior Architecture + Desig...

School of Dance

School of Dance Hosts Summer Dance Intensiv...

School of Theatre

FSU School of Theatre Alums Shine on Broadw...

Facility for Arts Research

Facilities for Arts Research Welcomes New D...

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training P...


FSU Students and Alums Participate in MANCC...

Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts Announces New Offer...


Florida State University’s Department of Art would like to congratulate MFA ’16 graduate, Brittany Watkins, who was recently awarded the 2017 Juried Panel Prize at ArtFields for her work titled “< Accept [ ( Self ) + Elsewhere ]". Watkins’ site-specific installation won the Juried Panel Prize of $25,000!

Art Education

The Department of Art Education’s Art Therapy Program recently held its first of three summer weekend courses. The course took place on June 9-10, 2017, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM and focused on the treatment of trauma-related disorders.

Art History

Department of Art History PhD candidate Amy Bowman brings her art historical expertise and museum experience to a new position: Director and Chief Curator of the Pensacola Museum of Art at the University of West Florida.

Interior Architecture & Design

The Department of Interior Architecture + Design received university approval for a new liberal studies class in the Humanities and Cultural Practice category. The class was taught for the first time during the first summer session in London.


For the past seven summers, the FSU School of Dance has welcomed young dancers between the ages of 14-18 to take part in the Summer Dance Intensive. Thirty dancers from 12 different cities throughout Florida and Georgia arrived to the campus on June 18.


The School of Theatre at Florida State is consistently ranked in the top 12 of colleges and universities for the number of alumni on Broadway stages. The 71st annual Tony Awards® were held on June 11 and one did not have to look far to find a Seminole on stage.

Facility for Arts Research

The Facility for Arts Research (FAR) is pleased to announce a new leadership team for the upcoming 2017 – 2018 academic year. Judy Rushin, Denise Bookwalter and Rob Duarte will serve as Co-Directors of FAR, leading the unit in artistic research and innovation.

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training announces casting for the inaugural season of Dog Days Theatre, a new theater project offering smart, contemporary works just light enough for the dog days of summer. The season kicks off July 11 with Award-winning British playwright “Relatively Speaking”.


Four of Florida State University’s dance students and alums of Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) were able to return to campus this summer to expand their professional network, and hone their choreographic voices through personalized mentorship.

Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts knows it’s mid-summer … but look what’s coming up in the Fall! The Museum is planning ahead with new offerings for the Fall semester. New exhibitions will include the annual Tallahassee International and Visions of the Nazca.

Office of the Dean | College of Fine Arts
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Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1150
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