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May 2019
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WELCOME

On Tuesday, April 9th, the College of Fine Arts faculty, staff, and supporters celebrated the achievements of their students! While launching the 2019 SIX Magazine, student work, performances and exhibitions were featured.

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Department of Art

Department of Art’s, Madelene Wishart...

Department of Art Education

FSU Art Education Faculty and Alumni Earn P...

Department of Art History

Professor Kyle Killian Discusses Rebuilding...

School of Dance

FSU Dance Hosts 21st annual CORPS de Ballet...

Department of Interior Architecture & Design

Lisa Waxman Receives National Teaching Reco...

School of Theatre

School of Theatre Places 2nd in ASTC –...

Museum of Fine Arts

Merce Cunningham Centennial: “Musicir...

Facility for Arts Research

Evening of Art & Nature Provides Rare O...

MANCC

MANCC to Host Second Iteration of “MA...

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

FSU / Asolo Conservatory Instructor Makes S...

Art

The College of Fine Arts and the Department of Art are proud to celebrate graduating senior, Madelene Wishart (BFA ’19), who was honored with “The President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year Award” for 2019 for her artistic talent and extensive service within the community.

Art Education

The College of Fine Arts is proud to celebrate awards given to Dr. Sara Scott Shields, Southeastern Region’s Higher Educator of the Year, and Dr. Susannah Brown, Leon County School’s Outstanding Partners for Excellence, for their contributions to the field of Art Education.

Art History

After the devastating fire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris this month, Professor Kyle Killian lent his expertise to the public discussion in local news. In an interview with WCTV, Killian provided insight into what will be necessary to repair the Cathedral in the coming years.

Dance

FSU School of Dance is pleased to announce it will be hosting the 21st annual CORPS de Ballet International Conference – “Identifying Inclusivity, Equality, Equity and Privilege in Ballet’s Training and Culture” – July 9-12 in Tallahassee, FL.

Interior Architecture & Design

On March 9th, 2019, Dr. Lisa Waxman received the Interior Design Educators Council’s highest lifetime achievement award, the Arnold P. Friedmann Educator of Distinction Award for her sustained and impactful support of interior design education.

Theatre

Congratulations to the School of Theatre’s talented student-team members, Erin Collopy, Kassidy Coburn, Zachary Briscoe, John Davis, Ryan Ponsell, Clifford Glowacki, Jackson Golden and Braeden Ingersoll, for winning the 2nd Place in ASTC – USITT Venue Renovation Challenge!

Museum of Fine Arts

On April 13, the Museum of Fine Arts hosted “Musicircus Florida,” where musicians, dancers, actors, artists, poets, chess players and a scientist performed simultaneously throughout the museum spaces in an extraordinary, multidimensional collision of sights and sounds.

Facility for Arts Research

Join us on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 for Illuminating Site: Birdsong Window Gardens, a performance installation by Callous Physical Theatre featuring 200 beautifully handcrafted lanterns and choreography inspired by the plant and bird life of our Nature Center!

MANCC

MANCC is thrilled to welcome a cohort of emerging artists to Tallahassee for their emerging artist laboratory program, “MANCC Forward Dialogues (MFD)”, thanks to generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training instructor, Eliza Ladd, teaches students how to demonstrate their mastery of movement through techniques which can subtly change performances and help students follow the “beats” of a story. If movement is a language, she teaches her students fluency.

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