The University of Texas at El Paso's foundation may be in mining, yet an array of UTEP graduates have made their mark within the visual arts, entertainment industry and other creative realms.
Completed in 1984, the new UTEP Library building on Wiggins Street soon became an important source of campus pride. One of the Library’s unique features was its diverse collection of chairs, which included reproductions and designs by some of the
The Fine Arts Department, previously housed in Cotton Memorial, was a small department with little room to expand. El Paso students interested in the fine arts often left the area to pursue the degree at another university. When the