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August 2015

CFA Fine Arts Building


The College of Fine Arts at Florida State University is excited to announce our newest giving program, the College of Fine Arts Circle. This unique and prestigious program recognizes annual donors who make unrestricted gifts of $2,500 or more to the College.

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College of Fine Arts
236 Fine Arts Building Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1150

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Department of Art

Lena NW Featured For Fulbright-mtvU Award

Department of Art Education

FSU Presentations at the 46th Annual American...

Department of Art History

Art History Doctoral Candidate Awarded Fulbright...

Department of Interior Design

Interior Design Holds Alumni Event in Orlando

School of Dance

School of Dance Faculty, Ilana Goldman, Brings...

School of Theatre

Theatre Alum Named to FSU's Thirty Under 30

Facility for Arts Research (FAR)

Spotlight: Facility for Arts Research summer...

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

2015-2016 Season


MANCC Artist Reggie Wilson’s Moses(es) on Tour

Museum of Fine Arts

“The Tallahassee International” Opening Fall

The Ringling

The Ringling Sets Total Visitors Record


A recent Florida State University graduate is one of five people in the nation to receive a Fulbright-mtvU Award

Also, the Thomas Deans Fine Art gallery will be hosting an exhibition titled Concrete Acquaintances between July 31 - August 8.

Graphic Novel & Comic
FSU AATA Conference


The FSU Art Therapy Program was a strong presence at this year’s American Art Therapy Association (AATA) Conference. Faculty and student presentations stood out among the many impressive presentations this year.


Doctoral candidate Carolina Alarcon has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for dissertation research in Spain for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Art History Doctoral Candidate Awarded Fulbright Grant for 2015-16
Interior Design Alumni Event Held in Orlando


Department of Interior Design Alumni, Advisory Board Members, and FSU Faculty and Administrators gathered in Orlando for and alumni reception, advisory board meeting, and tour of the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center.


This summer, Ilana Goldman choreographed a ballet titled Gaining Ground for ARC Dance, a Seattle-based contemporary ballet company, which was performed at the Seattle Center.

School of Dance Faculty, Ilana Goldman, Brings Dance To The Big Screen
Theatre Alum Named to FSU’s Thirty Under 30


Leslie Donna Flesner (BFA Music Theatre, 2008) has been named one of Florida State University’s Thirty under 30 for 2015. 


We’ve had the pleasure of interacting with Richard Urban at FAR this summer, and are excited to share an update on the research that he has been conducting at formLab.

Facility for Arts Research Summer Faculty in Residence Richard Urban
Honoring a Legacy of Giving


The FSU/ASOLO Conservatory For Actor Training is proud to announce our 2015–2016 Season. Don’t miss a single thing! Call 941-351-8000 to order your Season Subscription today. Single tickets available starting September 26.


Hatchery Project artist Reggie Wilson is touring his recent production, Moses(es), a work that Wilson developed, in part, at MANCC in 2012.

MANCC Artist Reggie Wilson’s Moses(es) on Tour
MoFA’s “The Tallahassee International” Opening the Fall


MoFA’s “The Tallahassee International” will be opening the Fall. The first winners of the competition were hosted in 1986, so this season the Museum of Fine Arts celebrates thirty years of intriguing works by ingenious artists.


The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art broke a single-year total visitors record during 2014-15. The Ringling welcomed 400,209 total visitors during its 2014-15 fiscal year, which is a 4 percent increase from the previous year. 

The Ringling Sets Total Visitors Record
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