Photomontage Innovator to Exhibit on UA Campus

Tuscaloosa. — The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art is pleased to present Confluence by Jerry Uelsmann, March 21 through May 3, 2019. An opening reception will be held Thursday, March 21, 2019 in the gallery in Garland Hall. The exhibition by the acclaimed innovator of the technique of photomontage features 58 photographs from the artist’s

Twist and Shout! First Friday This Week, Art Night Next Week in West Alabama

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, February 27, 2019. We have another First Friday (Mar. 1) and Art Night (Mar. 7) in reverse! March 1 is the fundraiser Empty Bowls, a wonderful melding of giving and art. Note several deadlines approaching for artist applications and proposals. Please

UA Ceramic Students Handmake 100 Bowls for Annual Fundraiser 

Tuscaloosa. – Ceramics students at UA have a tradition that goes back more than a decade of donating handmade ceramic bowls to a local Presbyterian church’s food pantry fundraiser. Grace Presbyterian Church will host its 11th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser, a program designed to raise awareness about hunger, on Friday, March 1, 2019, from 11:00 a.m.

UA Art Historians to Host National Graduate Student Conference

The Department of Art and Art History is pleased to host the 24th Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History on March 1, 2019, in the Bryant Conference Center on UA campus. Dr. Catherine Zuromskis, associate professor of fine art at RIT, will present the keynote address at 4:15 p.m., titled, “Feeling History: Evidence, Affect, and the Visual Culture

Juniors and Seniors Vie for Scholarships in Exhibition

The Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present our Advanced Scholarship Exhibition, February 25 through March 6, 2019, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 109 Woods Hall.  Returning majors in studio art at The University of Alabama submitted their most ambitious and informed work in ceramics, digital media, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking and

Art Blooms Early in West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, February 20, 2019. So many exhibitions and events to choose from this month, like the early blooms of spring! Please send us your visual arts events — we want to know what you’re up to!  This list is updated throughout the week on this

Artist Iva Gueorguieva to Speak at UA

Tuscaloosa. — Visual artist Iva Gueorguieva will deliver a public lecture Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in Gorgas Library 205 on UA campus. A native of Bulgaria, Iva Gueorguieva lives and works in Los Angeles. Gueorguieva’s current abstract paintings and sculptures, on display in a two-person exhibition at Sophia Contemporary in London, “investigate

UA Instructor Jamey Grimes Wins Select Southern Art Award

Full-time instructor Jamey Grimes has been named the 2019 South Arts State Fellowship recipient for Alabama and awarded $5,000. The South Arts State Fellowships are awarded to one artist each in nine southern states whose work reflects the best of the visual arts in the South. Artistic excellence is the sole criterion for selection.  Grimes will now compete for the Southern Prize,

Catherine Zuromskis to Keynote Art History Symposium at UA

Tuscaloosa. – Dr. Catherine Zuromskis, associate professor of fine art at RIT, will present the keynote address at the 24th Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History at UA on March 1, 2019. Zuromskis’ talk at 4:15 p.m. is titled, “Feeling History: Evidence, Affect, and the Visual Culture of the Kennedy Assassination.” The symposium, a shared production of the departments of