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WELCOME

Two-time Florida State University alumnus James Frazier has been appointed as the new dean of the College of Fine Arts, effective June 17, 2019. Frazier, who earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Florida State, has served on the faculty of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Arts Department of Dance and Choreography since 2001. His tenure at VCU includes a year as interim dean of the school.

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Department of Art

Art Professor Lilian Garcia-Roig Featured i...

Department of Art Education

American Art Therapy Association’s 49...

Department of Art History

Art History’s Doctoral Candidate Alis...

School of Dance

Let the Church Say, an MFA thesis concert...

Department of Interior Architecture & Design

Interior Architecture and Design Celebrates...

School of Theatre

King Kong Opens on Broadway Featuring Chris...

Museum of Fine Arts

Musuem of Fine Arts Opens Three New Exhibit...

Facility for Arts Research

Haley Lauw Selected as Inaugural FAR Resear...

MANCC

Creative Process Taken Beyond the Studio wi...

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Presents “Ghos...

Art

Lilian Garcia-Roig, a Department of Art Professor is featured by the Joan Mitchell Foundation as part of its 25th Anniversary celebrations. She is in the exhibition and book titled “Widening Circles: Portraits from the Joan Mitchell Foundation Artist Community at 25 Years”.

Art Education

The American Art Therapy Association (AATA) hosted its 49th Annual Conference this past November in Miami, FL. Art therapy is an integrative mental health profession that utilizes psychological and counseling techniques combined with creative process to facilitate positive health outcomes.

Art History

As part of the Intrepid’s Chancellor’s Day Professional Development Workshop, doctoral candidate Alison Reilly discussed the role of the Museum of Modern Art’s exhibitions during World War II and the ways in which art and culture contributed to the American war effort.

Dance

MFA candidate, Eboné Amos will present a dance performance entitled “Let the Church Say”, in partial fulfillment of the School of Dance’s Master of Fine Arts Degree Program, on January 19th, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church.

Interior Architecture & Design

Through the generosity of the O’Brien Family, the department is able to award scholarship to 4-5 outstanding students each year. The 2018 O’Brien Scholars included undergraduates Sarah Smith and Haley Gillett. Graduate student scholars featured Abby Eckard and Melissa Brown.

Theatre

The highly anticipated stage musical adaptation of “King Kong” will officially open on Broadway, December 8th! The production stars Christiani Pitts (BFA Music Theatre ’15) as “King Kong’s” quintessential damsel in distress, Ann Darrow.

Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts is excited to kick off the spring semester with three new exhibitions: “Stored”, “Scherezade Garcia”, and the “Annual Faculty Exhibition” featuring Faculty from the Department of Art. Join us in celebrating the opening of these three shows.

Facility for Arts Research

Artist Haley Lauw has been selected as the 2018-2019 FAR Research Fellow. This newly-created role at the Facility for Arts Research was established to integrate one recently graduated MFA into the FAR community during the upcoming academic year.

MANCC

MANCC offers a unique research development program called ‘Entrypoints’, which enables artists to deepen their creative inquiries around the work that they are developing, often for national stages. MANCC’s 2018-19 season artists utilized the full range of Entrypoint possibilities.

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

This January, the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training will present Henrik Ibsen’s haunting work of drama, “Ghosts”, directed by Andrei Malaev-Babel. A cast of five will perform “Ghosts” in the Cook Theatre, January 2 – 20 and tickets will be $30.

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