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Pioneering Accomplishments by Daniel Ymbong:  UTRGV's First College of Fine Arts UT Archer Fellow and National Gallery of Art Museum Intern

Pioneering Accomplishments by Daniel Ymbong:  UTRGV's First College of Fine Arts UT Archer Fellow and National Gallery of Art Museum Intern

Filipino Daniel Ymbong is a Master’s graduate student in art history, who recently completed a paid internship at the National Gallery of Art and a UT System Archer Graduate Fellowship in Washington DC this summer 2018. The focus of his studies at the Archer Center in Washington centered on fashion and art counterfeit law and copyright policy. Daniel is a student of Dr. Katherine McAllen, specializing in Colonial Latin American Art with minors in history and anthropology. Click Here to Read More!

UTRGV ‘FOLD’ Exhibition unifies artists in cultural, feminist concepts

“FOLD,” an exhibition by UTRGV faculty and visiting artists from around the country, unifies the work of 13 female artists, philosophers and scholars to develop the concept of folding, in an effort to explore the conceptual metaphor in terms of feminism, immigration and interdisciplinary studies. The three-part exhibition, curated by UTRGV assistant professor of ceramics Raheem Filsoofi, is part of UTRGV’s FESTIBA, an annual week-long celebration of books and arts, running this year from Feb. 26 to March 4.

FOLD Exhibition

FOLD is an exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen female artists who explore the concept of the fold in terms of form and conceptual metaphor in both stationary and time-based art media. The fold is simple and complex at the same time – it is a physical act, a state of material, and a way to explain things that happen in other realms. The fold challenges space and even time, and as a symbolic paradigm, it offers an ever-expanding impulse for creativity.

Art, science and technology meet in UTRGV’s newly founded “fab lab”

EDINBURG, TEXAS — AUG. 7, 2017 — Two faculty members at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley are teaming up to create a new place for people to design products using technology, science and art.


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UTRGV students undertake challenging trek to Machu Picchu, part of study abroad

UTRGV art students this summer undertook a challenging study abroad, trekking high into the Peruvian Andes to visit the famed Inca ruins of Machu Picchu. Dr. Robert Bradley, UTRGV associate professor of Art, accompanied 10 students to Peru from May 18 to May 31 as part of a two-week study abroad course, “Hiking the Inca Trail.”


UTRGV photography course took on added dimension as study abroad trip to China

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – JULY 21, 2016 – Eleven students from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley traded their classes at UTRGV for classes at Hengyang Normal University (HYNU) in Hengyang, Hunan Province, China, to study digital photography.


UTRGV founding president to debut Chain of Office, Presidential Medallion, at commencement

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – DEC. 16, 2015 – A group of jewelry students from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s School of Art took on what may be their biggest academic project yet – not to earn an “A,” but to make history.


Professor guides students into developing photographers

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – JULY 28, 2015 – Patrick Fatica, photography instructor in the School of Art at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, was in second grade when he took his first picture on a family trip to Arizona.