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July 6, 2021 Alumni News

UA Artist Explores Black Father-Son Relationships

The newest installment of Celestia Morgan’s Dear Black Son (DBS) portrait project has been posted to a billboard towering over a busy freeway in downtown Birmingham, Alabama’s Southside neighborhood. Morgan’s monumental work, which displays the bold letters, “COME HOME SAFELY,” and bears the hashtag #dearblacksonproject, appears over the Red Mountain Expressway, officially known as the

June 8, 2021 Alumni News

UA Alumna Awarded Prestigious Prize from Museum of Contemporary Photography

UA photo alumna Alayna Pernell has won the Snider Prize from Columbia College Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP). The Snider Prize is a purchase award given to emerging artists in their final year of graduate study. Sponsored by Lawrence K. and Maxine Snider, it is part of MoCP’s ongoing commitment to support new talent

April 23, 2021 Featured

Realist Artist Mario Robinson Opens at the Paul R. Jones Museum

The Paul R. Jones Museum is proud to present Mario Andres Robinson: A Brush with Time, May 7 – July 30, 2021. There will be two First Friday receptions: on, May 7, and on June 4, both from 5:00 to 8:00 pm in the museum. Painter, pastellist and draftsman Mario Andres Robinson is one of