Visiting Artist Talks to UA Ceramics Students

Visiting artist Dennis Ritter presented a talk to UA in conjunction with his exhibition in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery September 8-29. Ritter is a sculptor working primarily in the ceramic medium. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and maintains an active studio practice and is an adjunct lecturer at Baton Rouge Community College. He received his MFA from the

Ceramics Grad Student to Attend Oxbow Summer Workshop

Ceramics graduate student Sydney Ewerth was accepted to a summer workshop at Oxbow School of Art in Saugatuck, Michigan, to be held in July. Ewerth, who  The two-week ceramics workshop Ewerth will attend is titled, “Breaking Bad Habits,” led by Ben DeMott and Chris Miller, July 31-August 13, 2016, in Michigan. DeMott is an assistant professor

UA Crimson Clay Students Help Fill Up UPC’s Empty Bowls

TUSCALOOSA – University Presbyterian Church (UPC) will host Empty Bowls, a program designed to raise awareness about hunger, Friday, February 26, 2016, from 11 AM to 1:30 PM in the church fellowship hall, 1127 8th Street, Tuscaloosa. UA ceramics students and Crimson Clay members will make and donate 100 bowls to the charity event. About Empty Bowls:

Crimson Clay Celebrates Valentine’s Day at Big Al’s Carnival

On Valentine’s Day, February 14, members of UA’s  in “Big Al’s Carnival” by Rita Martin, Operations Coordinator for UA Gymnastics. Assistant Professor Matt Mitros, faculty advisor for Crimson Clay said, “This was a great opportunity for our students to engage with the community of gymnastics fans who support our UA team.” Pictured are graduate teaching assistant

Visiting Artist To Build 3D Printers on Campus

Bryan Czibesz will lead a hands-on workshop and “build-out” on Ceramic 3D Printing on February 15 and 16 on The University of Alabama campus. Two 3D printers will be constructed during his visit.  In his artist statement, Bryan Czibesz writes that he is an artist grounded in the tradition of object making who asks questions of authorship and

UA Ceramics Students Craft Empty Bowls to Fill Need

Last week, ceramics students in the Department of Art and Art History donated handmade ceramic soup bowls to the 5th Annual Empty Bowls event hosted by the University Presbyterian Church, helping to raise more than $1,000 for food charities in our community. Studio art graduate students in ceramics Sydney Ewerth, Joani Inglett and Heather Whidden, and undergraduates

UA Art Grad Student Juried into Graphic Clay Exhibition

Ceramics graduate student Sydney Ewerth’s work was recently accepted into a national juried exhibition, Graphic Clay: A Survey of Illustrated, Printed, and Innovative Surfaces, at Baltimore Clayworks, Maryland, with juror Jason Bige Burnett. The exhibition runs March 14 through May 9, 2015. Burnett remarked on the purpose and importance of this exhibition: “Now is an exciting time for ceramics