UTA’s Dr. Hower honored with international award

Robert Hower, professor and chair of the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Arlington, was one of just four international artists honored with a United Designs Alliance Medallion during the UDA 2017 exhibition at the National Museum of Liechtenstein in the central European country. Read more on the UT Arlington News…

Pixar’s Ana Ramírez to host advanced film screening at UT Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington Art and Art History Department’s Film/Video area is once again hosting Pixar animators for the presentation of a new feature film. Based on the Mexican Holiday, Día de los Muertos, Coco opens in most theaters in time for Thanksgiving. Coco is an animated tale about family, realizing personal dreams and finding one’s…

The “Identity and vocabulary lecture series” comes to UT Arlington

Collaborative artists Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler will speak about their work at the University of Texas at Arlington in the Department of Art and Art History as part of their Identity and Vocabulary Lecture Series. The talk begins at 7:00pm on September 27, 2017 in room 148, Fine Arts Building, 502 S. Cooper Street,…

Artist spotlight: 2017 Nasher Microgrant winner gives back to her community

Marcela Reyes is a 29 year old UT Arlington MFA candidate and one of five winners of a 2017 Nasher Sculpture Center microgrant. She used the $2,000 prize money to fund her latest photography passion-project. She was inspired by recent debates over U.S. immigration to offer free photographs to subjects at the Plaza Latina bazaar…

YouTube TV vs. Cable in Dallas:

“The whole thing about this YouTube service is that it’s clearly aimed at people who are very, very comfortable with looking at things on YouTube and the idea of extending their YouTube experience through a television experience, particularly one with an unlimited amount of DVR space.” – Bart Weiss, President, Video Association of Dallas and…

Korean culture immersion: Melanie Mohler

Melanie Mohler is a UTA senior Visual Communication major with a minor in Korean studies. She recently spent six weeks studying watercolor techniques and Korean language in an International Summer Campus program at Korea University. Through this Q&A about her experience, she hopes to encourage other UTA students to study abroad.  What first interested you in studying…

Faculty Spotlight: Carlos Donjuan

He’s an Oak Cliff graffiti artist who moved into acrylic paintings and watercolors. Carlos Donjuan’s artworks — with their haunting masked figures — have been seen in Milan, San Francisco and Barcelona, bought by Cheech Marin (of Cheech and Chong) and they’ve been printed up in national magazines. But from painting colorful murals to building…