This article is part of our Alumni Spotlight Series, which focuses on UA art alumni who are in the midst of an art career now, whether they are continuing with schooling or have taken their art skills out into the work world. At a glance, a group photo of Sam Joslin’s current ceramic sculptures resembles
This semester, graduate students moved into the new studios, located on Warrior Drive, east of Helen Keller Boulevard on the Partlow campus. The new building expands studio spaces already available to graduate students in the department of art and art history in Woods Hall and the Bureau of Mines buildings. Photos are by senior marketing major
The department of art and art history recently got news of four recent BFA alumni in ceramics who are currently completing upper-level programs around the United States.
Studio art majors Rae Daum and Alyssa Hochstetler showcase their senior thesis work for the bachelor of fine arts degree in an exhibition in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, December 7-10, 2020.
Wade MacDonald, assistant professor of art in ceramics, was invited to have a two-person exhibition, ETERNAL: Wade MacDonald and Jason Hackett, March 26 – September 5, 2020, at Shockoe Artspace in Richmond, Virginia. According to gallery director Ryan Lauterio, MacDonald’s works bring the viewer into “a merged space of architecture and vessel-ness with flickers of
In March, when UA had to impose social distancing to protect students, faculty and staff from the coronavirus, changes to teaching methods and learning experiences across campus were often abrupt and even disorienting. When teaching involved hands-on demonstrations or in-class practice, as it does in art and art history, painters, ceramicists, printmakers, as well as
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
Following UA’s health and safety guidelines, this MA thesis exhibition will continue in order to fulfill the requirements for the MA degree, but is closed to the public. The exhibition is documented and presented in an online exhibition on Flickr and on Facebook. The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is proud to present
Wade Folger MacDonald has been appointed assistant professor of art in The University of Alabama’s department of art and art history. He will begin his new position August 16, 2019. MacDonald has been an instructor of ceramics and studio foundations courses in the department since 2015. A Nashville native, he received the BA in art