Renaissance art

Adventures in Spain

“A transformation happens when students study abroad. They’re able to see the world in new ways, and the work that they start producing afterwards is always remarkable.” – Professor Jason Guynes Twenty students – 13 studio art or art history majors and seven from other majors – had the time of their lives in May

Micah-Shea McKibben Defends MA Thesis on Botticelli

Micah-Shea McKibben successfully defended her MA thesis in art history, titled “Moving Beyond Beauty: Uncovering Sandro Botticelli’s Isis,” and graduated from The University of Alabama in December 2016. McKibben graduated cum laude from the University of South Alabama’s Honors Program in 2012 with a B.A. in art history and a minor in history. Her undergraduate

Graduate Student to Present Research at Renaissance Conference

Art history graduate teaching assistant Micah-Shea McKibben’s paper dedicated to “Botticelli’s Isis” was accepted to the 65th meeting of the South Central Renaissance Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, in March. McKibben specializes in 15th-century Renaissance Italy and early 20th-century art in UA’s graduate art history program and is a graduate teaching assistant. She graduated cum laude from the University

ARH 373 Students Discover Small Treasures

In March, UA’s faculty-staff publication Dialog featured Assistant Professor of Art History Dr. Tanja Jones and her ARH 373 students in their collaborative course project with the Birmingham Museum of Art and the Alabama Digital Humanities Center.  Their course project description is here: http://smalltreasures.as.ua.edu/ Tanja Jones recently published “Ludovico Gonzaga and Pisanello: A Visual Campaign, Political