Alumni News

Metal Artists Featured at UA Gallery in June

Metal artists John Stewart Jackson and Joe McCreary (UA MFA 2011) will showcase their work at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, June 1-29, 2018. Between them, the artists have almost four decades of experience in the art and craft of working in metal. During the last 20 years, Joe McCreary

Two Exhibitions In Memory of Professor Gay Burke

Over four decades, photographer and professor of art Gay Burke developed a distinguished art photography program in The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History, all the while creating her own artwork. Burke died May 1, 2017. For the month of October, two exhibitions, of Burke’s work and the work of her students,

Alumni Profile: Mark Barry

Mark Barry received his MFA in painting in 2014. Before he came to UA, he had a career in advertising and graphic design. Now he teaches in the UA College of Communications. We asked him to tell us a bit about his history and about what he is doing now.  I graduated from Sam Houston

A New Year, A New “Phase” in Art and Music

Phase has been rescheduled with a new date and time. This Wednesday evening, January 31, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., experience a multi-sensory art and music performance, Phase, at Sassafras Park in Tuscaloosa. Two UA art alumni, sculptor and UA instructor Jamey Grimes and artist Malcolm Smith will create site-specific installations in the park. Sound

UA Alumni and Faculty In Exhibit Celebrating Alabama’s Art

A unique and historic exhibition at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts that includes UA art alumni and faculty opens November 17. Uncommon Territory: Contemporary Art in Alabama honors the 200th anniversary of Alabama’s organization as a United States territory in 1817. The exhibition, Uncommon Territory, recognizes 30 artists/collaborative teams in a survey that showcases a cross-section of the

Gallery Talk on Printmaking Scheduled in the SMGA

Visiting artist and alumnus William Hall will hold an exhibition walkthrough in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, Tuesday, November 7 at 10:00 a.m. Hall will talk about prints in the current show, Contemporary Consolidated: Selections from the Permanent Collection. As a former master printer at the esteemed Pace Editions for three decades, Hall is

UA Alumna Curates a Cornocopic Art Show

Salmagundi – Invited Artists in a Distinctive Mix of Styles, October 3, 2017-January 9, 2018, University Medical Center, Tuscaloosa salmagundi. 1 :a salad plate of chopped meats, anchovies, eggs, and vegetables arranged in rows for contrast and dressed with a salad dressing. 2 :a heterogeneous mixture :potpourri. First Known Use: circa 1674. If you are

UA Professor Emeritus to Talk on APT Bicentennial Special

During a special Bicentennial episode of the Emmy-winning series, Discovering Alabama, UA associate professor emeritus Dr. Robert O. Mellown will talk about the historic capital in Tuscaloosa. Discovering Alabama: State Capitals will be broadcast on October 8 and October 12 on Alabama Public Television. The episode will explore the histories and the mysteries of the state’s five capitals