Alumni News

Pandemic Forces Rethinking Dreams, Rerouting Plans

The summer of 2019 found rising senior Anna Ingram chasing her dream of studying art history by applying to programs for graduate study. Ingram developed a love of Renaissance art during her undergraduate years as an art history major at UA and by her final year, knew she wanted to continue those studies post-graduation. “I

UA Instructor’s Sculpture Installed at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

Instructor and alumnus Jamey Grimes’ sculpture, Taraxacum, has been installed in the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts John and Joyce Caddell Sculpture Garden. UPDATE: Creative Conversations: Whimsy in the Garden with Jamey Grimes happens Wednesday, September 16, 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. CDT on the MMFA’s Facebook page. The event is free and registration is not required,

UA Museum, Galleries Present Exhibitions Online

Paul R. Jones Museum and UA Gallery exhibitions Online exhibition – Sara Garden Armstrong: Threads and Layers, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center Flickr.com | Facebook.com Online preview – When They See Us, What Do They See?: Perspectives on Black Art Paul R. Jones Museum Online preview – CONVERGENCE: UA Studio Art Faculty, UA Gallery Flickr.com | Facebook.com

Celestia Morgan Named Postdoctoral Research Associate in the College of Arts and Sciences

UA art instructor and alumna Celestia Morgan has been named one of two postdoctoral research associates in the College of Arts and Sciences for the 2020-2021 academic year. Morgan’s appointment will be in the department of art and art history, where she will develop her ongoing studio research into racial zoning practices and interact regularly

UA Alumni Selected for 2020 Red Clay Survey

Works by UA art alumni Karen Graffeo (MFA photography), Jim Neel (MFA sculpture) and Zack Underwood (BFA painting) were juried into the Huntsville Museum of Art’s Red Clay Survey: 2020 – Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art. The Survey, which runs August 9 – October 4, 2020, is a major recurring regional art competition. Jurors selected

Sara Garden Armstrong at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center Galleries

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History proudly presents Sara Garden Armstrong: Threads and Layers, August 7 – September 25, 2020, in The University of Alabama Gallery and The Arts Council Gallery of the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in Tuscaloosa. The public is invited to a reception for the artist Friday,

Professor and Alumna Juried into National Exhibition

Recent MFA graduate Nasrin Iravani and Assistant Professor Wade MacDonald had work accepted into The Clay Studio National 2020, an annual juried exhibition at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, Penn. The exhibition runs July 10 through August 9, 2020 and the gallery will allow visitors with certain restrictions for safely viewing the artwork. “The Clay

UA Printmaking Alumna Makes an Impression

UA alumna Francesca Baldarelli’s academic and real-world printing experience has served her well. Two years ago, just out of graduate school at UA in printmaking, Baldarelli (MFA 2018) landed a job as a press assistant and quality control catcher at JnJ Apparel, a T-shirt printing company in Northport, Ala., which has hired several of UA’s