Art History

Instructor’s Artwork Selected for International Papermaking Exhibition

Instructor and alumna Rebecca Teague had work juried into the North American Hand Papermakers (NAHP) 8th Collegiate Paper Art Triennial 2022-2024 this fall. The exhibition reflects the diversity of artistic and technical explorations among students enrolled in North American undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Entries were accepted in their own handmade paper, of sculpture, printmaking,

UA Art History Grad Student Awarded Havner Curatorial Internship

This summer, art history graduate student Julie Weber served as a Havner Curatorial Intern at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. Crystal Bridges holds one of the nation’s top collections of American art. During the eight-week intensive internship, Weber researched a variety of topics for the curatorial department, including future exhibition and

Art and Art History Interns Help Preserve Joe Minter’s African Village in America

This summer, five UA Department of Art and Art History interns spent four weeks cataloging the work of Birmingham artist Joe Minter as part of a project to document work by the artist, support the work’s preservation and make it accessible to the public. Three undergrads from historically black institutions, a Tuscaloosa native and Shelton

UA Art Historian Recruits Kentuck Festival Volunteers

UA’s Department of Art and Art History has been fortunate to have a strong support staff of intelligent and inspired instructors who pass on their love of the study of art, as well as their enthusiasm for art in general, in introductory courses for the department. Alumna and full-time instructor Micah-Shea McKibben is one of

UA Art History Major to Attend Trinity College Dublin

Anna Wallace Pitts (BA 2021, summa cum laude, double major: art history and studio art; minor: Blount Scholars Program) will attend Trinity College Dublin to pursue a Master of Philosophy in art history this fall. The program focuses on the history of Irish art and architecture, Pitts said, “which dovetails perfectly with my research interests

Art History Alumna at the National Park Service: a ‘Full Circle Moment’

UA alumna Shannon Walsh, who earned her MA in art history in 2020, is about to begin a new job with the National Park Service as the visual information specialist for the Women’s Rights National Historical Park and the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park, both in New York. Although she is breaking new ground geographically,