The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art at The University of Alabama presents a year-round schedule of changing exhibitions devoted to contemporary arts, including works from the Permanent Collection. Read info on visitor parking. The gallery, located in Garland Hall, provides artistic and cultural enrichment for the university and West Alabama communities and is committed to representing a diverse range of artistic practices primarily through exhibition and lectureship. HOURS for the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art are Monday through Friday, 9:00 to 4:30, and Thursday evenings, 5:00 to 8:00. Read more…
EXHIBITIONS Current and Upcoming
Katherine Bradford: The Golden Age of Exploration
APR 3 – MAY 9, 2014
APR 2 (WED) Artist talk, Katherine Bradford: The Golden Age of Exploration, 205 Smith Hall, 7 pm
APR 3 – Reception, SMGA, 6-8pm (ART NIGHT)
Whether the subject is ships or Superman, Katherine Bradford’s intuitive painterly response to larger-than-life events is effusive in the fourteen paintings comprising The Golden Age of Exploration, on view at the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art at The University of Alabama. The exhibition opens April 3 and remains on view through May 9. An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday April 3 in the gallery from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to honor the artist. Katherine Bradford will conduct an artist’s talk on Wednesday, April 2 at 7:00 p.m. in 205 Smith Hall.
The work of New York artist Katherine Bradford unleashes adventurous new ideas pivoting on concepts of the great journey. Some of these paintings combine scale (large) and gesture (with paint) to produce pictorial, dream-state environments. Her wit carries into these paintings a fresh and exciting presence on a subject that some might find irrelevant and remote. Her warm palette affirms a truly playful and endearing approach.
Katherine Bradford received her bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College and Master of Fine Arts degree from State University of New York. She received a 2012 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant and a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship. Other awards include an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award and a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. Bradford is a prolific artist and has had solo and group exhibitions with galleries and museums across the United States. She has held numerous teaching appointments including Fashion Institute of Technology and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. She holds an academic appointment at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Katherine Bradford is represented by Edward Thorp Gallery, New York.
Support for the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art comes from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Art and Art History. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 – 4:30 p.m. and Thursday evenings 5-8 p.m. The gallery is located at 103 Garland Hall in the heart of the UA campus on Woods Quad. There is no admission charge. For further information, contact the gallery at 348-1891 or on the web: http://art.ua.edu/site/galleries/sarah-moody-gallery-of-art.
The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art is supported by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Art and Art History. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, and Thursday evening 5:00 – 8:00 pm. We are located in 103 Garland Hall in the heart of the UA campus on Woods Quad. There is no admission charge.
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VISITOR PARKING ON CAMPUS
A parking deck at the corner of Hackberry and Campus Drive (Campus Drive runs in front of Bryce Hospital) provides visitor parking at a nominal cost, and is only a five minute walk to Garland Hall. To reach Garland, exit the main doors of the deck and cross Hackberry south to Margaret Drive, which runs along the side of Smith Hall (the Natural History Museum) until you reach Capstone Drive, the main street which runs between Gorgas Library and Garland, Clark, and Manly Halls. Follow Capstone to Garland Hall and the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art. For more information, go to http://fawp.ua.edu/bamaparking/visitor-information/.