Department of Fine Arts News

 

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Fine Arts creates behind-the-scenes video of the production of 'Our Town'

In February, Barry University's Department of Fine Arts presented a production of “Our Town,” the classic play by Thornton Wilder. Directed by John Manzelli, associate professor of Theater and longtime director of the widely acclaimed "Summer Shorts" by City Theatre, “Our Town” tells the story of the small American town of...  read more

Barry University alumna Tami Lynn Williams named Arts Teacher of the Year for Music

Barry University alumna Tami Lynn Williams, Bachelor of Music '03, was recently named by ArtsEd Forever! as its Arts Teacher of the Year for Music. Williams, a teacher at West Hollywood Elementary in Hollywood, Fla., teaches pre-K through 5th grade music and oversees the 3rd grade through 5th grade chorus group and 4th and 5th grade Bucket...  read more

Barry alumnus Niel Johnson awarded Medal of Valor from President Obama

Barry University alumnus Niel Johnson, '15, received the nation's highest public safety honor – the Medal of Valor – during a ceremony at the White House on May 16. Johnson, who serves as a North Miami County police officer, graduated from Barry with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography. He was presented the Medal of Valor by...  read more

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Barry alumnus returns to Barry for star-studded event

Miami legend Gloria Estefan doesn't often depart from her Latin pop roots, but when an Oscar-winning Barry alumnus asked her to get funny, dark and dramatic on stage, she savored the challenge. On Jan. 30, students, alumni and supporters of Barry University enjoyed the rare treat of a salty-tongued Estefan mixing it up with veteran actors Danny...  read more

Barry alumni win distinguished Carbonell Awards

Three very different students came to Barry University in the late 1980s. Each left with a theater degree and a lifelong passion for acting instilled by a legendary theater professor. Paul Tei, John Manzelli and Chaz Mena have each enjoyed considerable success in acting, directing and writing. The three alums recently earned coveted Carbonell...  read more

Barry graphic design alumna earns place in unique graduate program

With a focus on her future, Barry University alumna Karina Davila recently returned to college to pursue an advanced degree in visual arts at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City. A 2010 Barry graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design, Davila is working toward her Master of Fine Arts in SVA's Design for Social Innovation...  read more

Silvia Lizama earns South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant

Silvia Lizama, Chair of Barry University's Department of Fine Arts, was recently awarded a South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant for 2015. Lizama received the grant after producing a series of 45 hand-colored black and white photographs called “Lions, Fountains and Statues.” Inspired by a trip to Italy, the body of work captures the...  read more

Barry faculty, alumni named to list of 15 Noteworthy Art Professors in Miami

Three members of the Barry University community were recently named to The Art Career Project's list of 15 Noteworthy Art Professors in Miami. Barry faculty members John Manzelli, professor of theatre, and Nicole Beltran, assistant professor of graphic design, represent Barry's faculty while alumna, and assistant professor of Communication Arts at...  read more

Saint Martha-Yamaha Concert Series is moving to Barry University

Barry University will be the new home to the Saint Martha-Yamaha Concert Series beginning Jan. 25 where the Axiom Brass group will perform their classical brass music. This internationally renowned and award winning quintet will include music from Bach to Piazzolla tangos to celebrate the move. Barry University students, faculty and staff can...  read more

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