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July 2015

CFA Fine Arts Building


The College of Fine Arts would like to give a warm welcome to all incoming students this fall. Be sure to stay up to date on upcoming events & news by visiting our blogs and social media links regularly. 

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College of Fine Arts
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Department of Art

FSU Art and Creative Writing Students...

Department of Art Education

Community Art at June First Friday

Department of Art History

Professor Paul Niell’s New Book on the Foundational...

Department of Interior Design

Student Winners in Retail Design Institute’s 2015 ...

School of Dance

Dance Welcomes New Faculty & Chairperson

School of Theatre

Associate Professor Keeps Busy Over the Summer

Facility for Arts Research (FAR)

FAR Faculty in Residence participates in the Florida...

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

2015-2016 Season


MANCC’s Chris Cameron – Raising the Value of the...

Museum of Fine Arts

Medieval Arch at the Museum of Fine Arts

The Ringling

Photographer Builder Levy’s Appalachia USA...


The Graphic Novel and Comic Workshop, offered Spring ’15 and taught by Russ Franklin, was composed of 16 majors in the Studio Art and Creative Writing programs at FSU with a focus on collaboration. 

Graphic Novel & Comic
FSU ATA Students


FSU ATA students have been leading community art directives at Tallahassee’s Railroad Square on First Fridays. Each month, students initiate a new art directive and visitors to Railroad Square participate. 


The Department of Art History congratulates Professor Paul Niell on the publication of Urban Space as Heritage in Late Colonial Cuba: Classicism and Dissonance on the Plaza de Armas of Havana, 1754-1828. 

Hostetler Receives Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship
Interior Design Student Winners 2015 International Student Design Competition


Third year student Rebecca Thompson and MFA student Austin Gauley received second and third place awards respectively in the Retail Design Institute’s 2015 International Student Design Competition. 


The FSU School of Dance is pleased to announce that award winning dancer, choreographer, and master teacher, Gwen Welliver, will be joining the faculty fall 2015. The School of Dance will also be welcoming a new chairperson, Joséphine Garibaldi. Professor Garibaldi has enjoyed a great success as both an educator and artist.

School of Dance Honors Patty Howell Phillips
FSU Theatre Associate Professor Keeps Busy Over the Summer


Elizabeth Osborne, Associate Professor in Theatre Studies at the School of Theatre, is the Editor of the new book Working in the Wings: New Perspectives on Theatre History and Labor. 


Rob Duarte, FSU Assistant Professor in the Department of Art and the Facility for Arts Research (FAR) Faculty in Residence, has been selected from hundreds of Florida artists to participate in the Florida Art Prize exhibition at the Orlando Museum of Art.

FAR Faculty in Residence participates in the Florida Art Prize
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.


Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) is pleased to profile Chris Cameron, Media Specialist, who has documented MANCC residencies through photos and video since 2011.

MANCC’s Chris Cameron – Raising the Value of the Creative Process in Dance
Medieval Arch at the Museum of Fine Arts


There’s probably a good reason for the medieval arch at MoFA. Yes, there is: François Bucher. And before that William Randolph Hearst. Not to mention Charles Hook.


This July, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art will present a major museum exhibition of photographer Builder Levy’s series of work created in Appalachia.

Photographer Builder Levy’s Appalachia USA Presented at The Ringling This Summer
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