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School of Art News
The Knoxville Mercury highlighted this year’s line up for Public Cinema, a series showing recent independent movies from around the world. UT’s Paul Harrill and Darren Hughes launched the Public Cinema a year ago.
UT’s College of Engineering, the School of Art, JICS and NIMBioS have teamed with the National Park Service on a new app dedicated to mapping species.
Claire Stigliani, assistant professor of drawing and painting in the School of Art, recently received a $25,000 grant through the Joan Mitchell Foundation’s Painters and Sculptors Grant Program.
An opening reception for the Annual Honors Exhibition will be held 3:00–5:00 p.m. Friday, May 6, in UT’s Ewing Gallery.
The Knoxville News Sentinel highlighted an exhibit featuring the works of John Douglas Powers, an assistant professor of sculpture in the UT School of Art.
Mary Campbell, assistant professor in the School of Art, will discuss research on various aspects of nineteenth-century polygamy during the last “Conversations and Cocktails” talk, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3.
John Douglas Powers, an assistant professor of sculpture, has been named a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow.
Sophomore graphic design students recently wrapped up a workshop led by the Scripps Networks Design and Motion Team.
Prospective students, transfer students, community members, artists, families, and friends are all invited to the School of Art’s open house, 4:00–6:00 p.m. Friday, April 8, in the Art and Architecture Building.