Alumni News

Alumna’s Sculpture Selected for Tennessee Exhibition

BFA alumna Martha Hopkins’ sculpture, Wave, has been selected for exhibition from June 2021 through May 2023 as part of the Johnson City Tennessee Founders Park Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. The sculpture made from three-inch aluminum tubing has a powder coat paint finish and a cast iron base. Hopkins, who received her BFA in sculpture from

Harrison Awards for Excellence in Art History Research Announced

Winners of the Harrison Award for Excellence in Research have been announced for the 26th Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History. Nadia DelMedico, graduate student in art history at The University of Alabama, won first place for her original research on the African American artist Henry Ossawa Tanner. In the essay, “Finding Religion in

Photo Alumna Exhibits at Griffin Museum of Photography

Alumna Alayna N. Pernell (BA 2019) has an exhibition opening in the Griffin Museum of Photography’s Virtual Gallery. Our Mothers’ Gardens, an online exhibit in which Pernell re-imagines photographs of Black women, opens February 15 and will run through April 18. Pernell writes, “My practice is currently revolving around two questions. What can visual art

UA Instructor’s Prints Selected for Nontraditional, International Shows

Prints by John Klosterman won recent recognition in two international juried exhibitions: one that showcases nontraditional printmaking processes. and one that is a feature of an international printmaking festival. UPDATE: As part of being selected for PrintAustin’s The Contemporary Print: 5×5 juried exhibition, Klosterman was featured on Studio Noize Podcast with host and fellow printmaker

UA Artists and Historians Commune for Online Arts Conference

The University of Alabama department of art and art history was well-represented at this year’s SECAC, held online because of COVID-19 and hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts. SECAC (the Southeastern College Art Conference) is the annual meeting of one of the largest academic art organizations in the country. Research papers by

In New Surrealist Exhibit, Alumna’s Art Hangs with Picasso, Dali, Miro

It might seem surreal to have your artwork in the company of works by Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali, but UA art alumna Janice Hathaway has created surrealist art since she lived in Tuscaloosa in the mid-1970s, so the dreamlike and bizarre are part of her everyday life. The exhibition, Janice Hathaway Surrealist Works, is