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UCI's first fine arts dean, Clayton Garrison, dies at 93

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Clayton Garrison, stage director, theater professor and inaugural dean of the school of fine arts at UC Irvine, died July 27. He was 93. The university's founding chancellor, Daniel G. Aldrich Jr., invited Garrison to create the school in 1964, luring...

UCI's first fine arts dean, Clayton Garrison, dies at 93

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Clayton Garrison, stage director, theater professor and inaugural dean of the school of fine arts at UC Irvine, died July 27. He was 93. The university's founding chancellor, Daniel G. Aldrich Jr., invited Garrison to create the school in 1964, luring...

UC Irvine looking for artists to create biological art in new exhibit

Monday, August 10, 2015

A new international exhibition debuting this winter at UC Irvine aims to bring artists’ work to life – literally. The university’s Beall Center for Art and Technology is seeking artists who can create art through the techniques of synthetic biology...

Inaugural dean of UCI arts school dies at 93

Friday, August 7, 2015

Clayton Garrison, founding dean of the School of Fine Arts at the University of California, Irvine, died July 27 at the age of 93. He was a visionary stage director, choreographer and theater professor who left a lasting imprint on UCI and what’s now...

Founder of UC Irvine fine arts school was a 'Renaissance man'

Friday, August 7, 2015

Clayton Garrison, an internationally acclaimed choreographer and director, left a lasting legacy at UC Irvine. The founding dean of the School of Fine Arts, now known as the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, he envisioned a full-fledged conservatory...

UC Irvine to exhibit artworks created via biological engineering

Friday, July 31, 2015

UC Irvine has put out a call for artists who want to manipulate the building blocks of life as we know it to create art as we’ve never known it – works made of living organisms that owe their existence to biological engineering rather than evolution...

BEALL Center: Once more, with feeling

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The whirring sound of tiny motorized gears provided an interesting summer soundtrack at the Beall Center for Art and Technology as middle and high school students from UC Irvine’s Expressive Robotics camp filled the gallery space with their creative...

UCI's New Swan Shakespeare Festival Brings On the Bard

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Eli Simon wanted to build a theater. Like, a really cool theater. He had the money, thanks to funds from a department of excellence award (given to the UC Irvine drama department), as well as generous donors. He had the talent; he's been UC Irvine chancel

UC Irvine to Launch Digital Filmmaking Minor

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine is launching a new Minor in Digital Filmmaking. The Department of Art is accepting applications for the first classes which commence Fall Quarter 2015. The new program...

FNAM & UC Irvine Launch ShowSearch for New Musicals

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Dr. Daniel Gary Busby, Chair of the Department of Drama in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine, serves as a judge and advisor to the event. Dr. Busby stated, “The campus is thrilled to have ShowSearch ensconced at UC Irvine...

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