Arts and Music
Ceramics, painting, fashion and photography are just some of the modes of art that will be featured in the 2015 University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design MFA Showcase May 21 - July 25.
Alumnus Alan Baylock, leader of the Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra and chief arranger for the Airmen of Note military jazz ensemble, has been named the new director for the One O'Clock.
The works of acclaimed photographer Joe "The Hillbilly Snapshooter" Clark and his son Junebug -- which have been featured in Life and National Geographic magazines and Jack Daniel's Distillery advertisements -- will be on display June 1 (Monday) - July 22 (Wednesday).
The chic and fabulous designs coming down the catwalk at UNT's Gateway Center Ballroom give the Dallas-Fort Worth community a chance to see the professional level work done by graduating seniors in the College of Visual Arts and Design's fashion design program on May 9 (Saturday).
Bigfoot, marching bands and fracking are some of the subjects of documentaries created by second-year students of UNT's master of fine arts program in documentary film production that will be screened at 7 p.m. May 8 (Friday).
Denton ISD students from kindergarten to the 12th grade will see their artwork displayed during the exhibition On the Square, Outside the Box: Denton ISD's District Art Show that runs from May 14 (Thursday) to May 22 (Friday) at UNT on the Square.
Two UNT faculty members, Professor of Dance Shelley Cushman and Associate Professor of Studio Arts Matthew Bourbon, will expand upon work they've done in the past when they complete projects as fellows in UNT's Institute for the Advancement of the Arts in the 2015-16 academic year.
The UNT College of Music has named jazz studies and music education student Brendon Wilkins of Saratoga, NY, the 2015-16 Presser Scholar and recipient of the $4,200 Presser Scholarship.
Each summer, UNT's College of Music opens its doors to music students whose ages and levels of experience span a wide range. From elementary school students, to college graduates, students and professionals, those who want to learn more, fine tune their musical skills, or build on their knowledge of music instruction are invited to apply for the College of Music's summer workshops.
Bob Mong, editor emeritus of the Dallas Morning News who held many roles at the newspaper during 36 years, will receive the C.E. "Pop" Shuford Hall of Honor Award from the University of North Texas' Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism.