Alumni News

Birmingham Gallery Hosts Alumna’s Solo Exhibition

Birmingham’s artist cooperative, Ground Floor Contemporary, will host a solo exhibition, Whistle a Map, by UA art alumna Anne Herbert December 2-18, 2021. A reception for the artist will be Thursday, December 2, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Herbert will give an artist talk in the gallery Saturday, December 11, at 2:00 p.m. Along with group exhibitions by

UA Art Historian Advises Polygon Game Reviewer

Are you thinking that studying medieval architecture might put too many limits on your career choices? Check out the unique way that Dr. Jennifer Feltman is using her scholarly expertise! This video (embedded below) is an unusually exciting analysis of the accuracy of the video game Assassin’s Creed Unity by Simone de Rochefort, Senior Video

Alumna Interviewed by New York Jewelry Week Blog

BFA 2015 alumna Ali Hval was interviewed for Future Heirloom on the New York City Jewelry Week blog about her recent solo show, Cosmetic Justice, at North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City, Iowa (September 1 – October 15, 2021). Hval is an interdisciplinary artist currently living and working in Iowa City. Her work combines

Alumna Named Interim Director of Sewing Skills Non-Profit

Viola Moten Ratcliffe (BA 2008, art history) has been named the 2022 interim director for Bib & Tucker Sew-Op in Birmingham, Ala., a nonprofit organization that teaches sewing and related skills and provides economic opportunity for participants. Ratcliffe previously served as program manager. Bib & Tucker Sew-Op has been featured on Alabama Public Television, Southern

Flourishing in the Heart of Woods Quad

The UA Department of Art and Art History is pleased to announce the newest addition to the Woods Quad Sculpture Garden. The eight-foot-tall cast bronze crescent of camellias (Alabama’s state flower) is titled “Flourish,” and was designed and created by 2020 BFA major Ringo Lisko. Lisko’s design was selected to be the first created for

Art Alumna Wins Creator Labs Photo Fund Award

Alumna Arielle Gray has been selected along with 19 other artists from around the country to receive a Creator Labs Photo Fund award. The artists were announced on Aperture’s website and featured on Vogue’s website. The award is a new initiative by Aperture and Google’s Creator Labs aimed at providing financial support to photographers in

As Notre Dame is Secured, UA Art Historian Researches On-Site

Just a little more than two years since the devastating fire of April 2019, UA’s Dr. Jennifer M. Feltman, assistant professor of art history, was able to visit the Cathedral of Notre Dame to begin her hands-on research, which will contribute to the restoration of the historic building. On September 18, 2021, just a few

Susan N. McCollough to Exhibit Paintings at UA Gallery

The University of Alabama Gallery is proud to present An Expressionist’s Journey, an exhibition of paintings by Susan Nomberg McCollough, in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, October 1 through December 3, 2021. The UA Gallery will hold a First Friday reception on November 5, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Face coverings are required inside