Department of Art & Art History


September 6, 2023 American art

New Book by UA Art Historian Exposes the Artistic Concealment of Enslaved People

Associate Professor Dr. Rachel Stephens has published a new book, Hidden in Plain Sight: Concealing Enslavement in American Visual Culture, with the University of Arkansas Press. In the decades leading

August 25, 2023 Faculty & Staff News

Allison Grant’s Photos Featured in Three Alabama Exhibitions

Associate Professor Allison Grant (photography) had work selected for the Birmingham (AL) Museum of Art’s exhibition, Art + the Environment, open now through November 3, 2023. Grant’s  photographic installation was

July 24, 2023 African American art

Jones Collection Leads Scholar Into Dream Career

Since its establishment in 2008, the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama continues to enable Mr. Jones’ vision of bringing art to the community