Alumni News

Katherine Ladd interning at the Birmingham Museum of Art

KATHERINE LADD (BA 2012) has been working as an intern at the Birmingham Museum of Art and as director of the Red Dot Gallery in Homewood, Alabama. She recently graduated with an art history major and an African American Studies minor.[Sum13]

Olivia West to begin graduate studies at the Savannah College of Art and Design

In the fall, OLIVIA WEST (BA 2013) will be attending graduate school at the Savannah College of Art and Design in the Themed Entertainment Design MFA program. Among her many accomplishments, West was the department’s first Art Ambassador and helped organize the group: undergraduate studio and history majors who help recruit new students and represent

Raudelunas Exposition 2013

RAUDELUNAS ART COLLECTIVE REUNITES ON UA CAMPUS January 7 – February 2, 2013 February 2 – Closing reception, 5–7 p.m. at the UA Ferguson Center Art Gallery followed immediately by a concert at the  Ferguson Center Theatre from 7:30– 9 p.m. Gallery Hours: Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. “Raudelunas was the single

Abstract Expressionist Thornton Willis at the SMGA

THORNTON WILLIS: STRUCTURAL ABSTRACTION features abstract oil paintings that represent art work spanning a decade: lattice paintings, triangle paintings and his latest work. What his art works have in common is the “allover surface plane held in tension, between figure and ground, as an interwoven field,” writes Lance Esplund, arts contributor to the Wall Street Journal. ALUMNI YEARS — Thornton

Burnett’s work displayed at ASFA

JIM BURNETT, BA 1975 (graphic design major and painting minor) had a solo exhibition of recent work, Stranger, at the Vulcan Materials Gallery, Alabama School of Fine Arts, Birmingham, in October 2012. An interview with Burnett is on the website here.[Sg13]

Lindsay Jones Lindsey’s Fibonacci Spiral

On a recent late September afternoon, a small crew of people could be seen in one corner of Woods Quad hard at work erecting a large but delicate sculpture of stainless steel spirals and curved triangles. The sun had already slipped behind the surrounding buildings by the time they got the structure in place and

Art Alumnus Gives Back

WILLIAM HALL, BFA 1973, continues to build his legacy of “making art available to Alabama students and citizens,” according to William T. Dooley, director of the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, through donations to the gallery’s Permanent Collection. Dooley described the print by Jim Dine given by Hall enthusiastically: “Its rich surfaces and the content

Art History Major Lives Her Dream Now

When a couple of Crimson White editors heard about Professor Sky Shineman’s Best in Show award in the 2011 Westmoreland (PA) Art Nationals Juried Exhibition, it made sense to assign CW Lifestyles Editor Stephanie Brumfield to the story. Brumfield had taken Shineman’s ART 316 painting course, so she felt pretty comfortable asking questions of her