Art Historian Publishes on Early 20th-Century Women’s Art in China

Assistant Professor Doris Sung published a chapter, “Redefining Female Talent: ‘The Women’s Eastern Times,’ ‘The Ladies’ Journal,’ and the Development of ‘Women’s Art’ in China, 1910s-1930s,” in the book, Women and the Periodical Press in China’s Long Twentieth Century: A Space of their Own, edited by Michel Hockx, Joan Judge, and Barbara Mittler (Cambridge 2018).

Laura Lineberry, Leader in Graphic Design, Retires

The Department of Art and Art History announces that long-time graphic design instructor Laura Lineberry will retire in December 2018. A UA alumna, Laura Lineberry has been a full-time instructor in digital media and graphic design since 2006. She was an adjunct instructor of graphic design from 2000 to 2006. Before Lineberry began teaching, she worked in Marketing Communications at the

UA Faculty Finalist for National Photography Award

Associate Professor Christopher Jordan has been named one of ten finalists for the 2018 Clarence John Laughlin Award for photography. Jordan entered a portfolio of images, which included the photograph here, titled “Bad Dog.”  The Clarence John Laughlin Award was created to support the work of photographers who use the medium as a means of creative

UA Alumna’s Work at Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Photographs by Celestia “Cookie” Morgan (MFA 2017, photography) are included in the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s current exhibition “New Southern Photography,” curated by Richard McCabe up through March 2019. The show was written about in the New York Times‘ “Lens” blog and featured one of Morgan’s photographs. Morgan’s work was also featured in the 2017 exhibition, Contemporary Alabama Photography, at the

We Give Thanks for Art Year Round in West Alabama

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Lots of exhibitions ending this week…and new ones beginning! Send us your visual arts events — we want to know what you’re up to. This list is updated throughout the week on this page. HAPPENING NOW OR ENDING SOON  NOV 28

A Gentlewoman in Verona: UA Graduate Student Researches In Italy

Sometimes there’s just no substitute for seeing the object you are studying first hand. For more than three semesters, from a graduate seminar in medieval cathedrals, to intensive thesis research, art history graduate student Rebecca Teague has focused on the sculpture programs of three 12th-century cathedrals in three small towns in northern Italy. She has

Students Gain Insight into the Experience of Medieval Artists

Students in Dr. Jennifer Feltman’s ARH 360-Early Medieval Art course created their own artworks as a way to reflect on the materials and methods used to make early medieval (and a few Byzantine) works of art. Each student chose an object that dates from between 250 and 1150, and researched the original work focusing on

UA Sculpture To Collaborate With UAB and UAH on New Art Trail

Professor Craig Wedderspoon is one of three inaugural recipients of the new McMahon-Pleiad Prize, given by the Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama System. The prize has been awarded to a collaborative public art project, the McMahon-Pleiad Public Art Trail initiative, conceived by Wedderspoon and his colleagues Stacey Holloway of UAB’s department of art

Holiday Arts, Senior Shows & History Exhibits In West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The holiday season bring lots of variety in visual exhibitions and events. Send us your visual arts events — we want to know what you’re up to. This list is updated throughout the week on this page. HAPPENING NOW OR ENDING