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Summer 2018


On Thursday, May 31st, College of Fine Arts alumni and Dean’s Society members from the Sarasota area gathered for a reception on the Ca’ d’Zan terrace at The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art.


Department of Art

Department of Art Welcomes New Chair, Steph...

Department of Art Education

New Leadership in the Department of Art Edu...

Department of Art History

Ph.D. Candidate Gabriela Germana Curates Co...

School of Dance

School of Dance’s Tiffany Rhynard Hon...

Department of Interior Architecture & Design

IA+D Alum Grant Gribble Transforms the New ...

School of Theatre

School of Theatre Alum Michael Fatica Cast ...

Museum of Fine Arts

Florida State University Invests in the Fut...

Facility for Arts Research

Facility for Arts Research Accepting Applic...


MANCC’s Embedded Writers Initiative Suppo...

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

FSU/Asolo Conservatory’s 2nd Season of Do...


The College of Fine Arts is excited to announce new leadership in the Department of Art on July 1, 2018. Stephanie James will take the lead as Chair for the Department of Art following Carolyn Henne who was Chair from the academic year of 2011 until 2017.

Art Education

David Gussak, Ph.D., ATR-BC. steps down as Chair for the Department of Art Education. Dr. Jeff Broome will take the lead as Interim Chair for the Department of Art Education while Dr. Antonio Cuyler serves as the new Associate Chair.

Art History

PhD candidate, Gabriela Germana, curated the exhibition “Metal Bodies: Contemporary Peruvian Women Artists”, on display in the Embassy of Peru Art Gallery in Washington, D.C. from June 28 to September 16, 2018. Metal Bodies showcases the art of ten Peruvian women artists.


School of Dance proudly announces Assistant Professor, Tiffany Rhynard’s, recognition at The Television Academy Honors on May 31, 2018 for her documentary film, Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America. Her film is one of seven programs to be awarded and recognized.

Interior Architecture & Design

Gribble Interior Group – led by Grant Gribble (Interior Design BS 1984) – served as the design firm for the 2018 New American Remodeled Home, a project sponsored by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).


School of Theatre alumnus Michael Fatica will join the new Broadway-bound biographical musical, “The Cher Show”, which will debut in Chicago before transferring to New York. Most recently, he played the featured role of “The Chubby Man in Groundhog Day: The Musical.”

Museum of Fine Arts

FSU announces new leadership to the Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA). The founding director of MoFA, Dr. Allys Palladino-Craig will retire in September. Dr. C. Preston McLane has been named director, and Meredith Lynn has been named gallery director.

Facility for Arts Research

The Facility for Arts Research (FAR) will be accepting applications for its FAR Fellows Program, which will provide professional and creative support for one faculty member from each department in the CFA during the 2018-2019 academic year.


Maggie Allesee’s, Embedded Writers Initiative, supports new published writings on dance with commissioning funds. To help shape and launch this initiative, MANCC convened a group of nine artists, writers, and scholars from FSU and across the national dance field in June 2016.

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

Following a successful inaugural summer season in 2017, Dog Days Theatre will return to the FSU Center for Performing Arts with Joe Orton’s farce “Whot the Butler Sow” and a modern adaptation of Henry James’ “The Turn of the Screw”.

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