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Brightly colored tape and paint in an abstract painting.
October 24, 2019 Featured

UA Grad Student Wins ISEA ‘Cutting Edge’ Award

Graduate student Jude Anogwih’s mixed media painting, Underneath Downtown, was selected for a Cutting Edge Award in the 27th Annual Juried Art Exhibition hosted by the International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA). The award is one of seven cash awards in the juried competition. The exhibition, which ran in September and October, was held in

An African American sifting salt from one hand to the palm of another hand.
October 22, 2019 Alumni News

Celestia Morgan: Catalyst for Social Change

The positive words Celestia Morgan tells her students sound like an affirmation for her own future: “You have the power to change your own community for the better and art can be a catalyst for social change.” The camera is alumna Celestia Morgan’s way of exploring, exposing and changing her world, from racist housing practices

Art and Art History students and faculty congregate for group photo at the Alhambra in Granada.
October 21, 2019 Art History

Adventures in Spain

“A transformation happens when students study abroad. They’re able to see the world in new ways, and the work that they start producing afterwards is always remarkable.” – Professor Jason Guynes Twenty students – 13 studio art or art history majors and seven from other majors – had the time of their lives in May