Digital Media

In New Surrealist Exhibit, Alumna’s Art Hangs with Picasso, Dali, Miro

It might seem surreal to have your artwork in the company of works by Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali, but UA art alumna Janice Hathaway has created surrealist art since she lived in Tuscaloosa in the mid-1970s, so the dreamlike and bizarre are part of her everyday life. The exhibition, Janice Hathaway Surrealist Works, is

BFA Majors Exhibit Final Thesis Work in the SGAG

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. Rae Daum, from Ozark, Alabama, is a double major in studio art and anthropology. Her primary BFA concentration is in ceramics and secondary is

BFA Graphic Designer Selected for Live AIGA Portfolio Review

Senior BFA major Anna Sella was one of three student designers selected from more than 120 applicants nationwide to present her graphic design portfolio for a live review during AIGA Portfolio Festival Day. Designer Michael Bierut, a partner at the design firm Pentagram, reviewed her work live on Facebook for members of the  American Institute

Student Spotlight: Graphic Design Senior Anna Sella

Senior Anna Sella’s artwork regularly greets readers of the new monthly e-publication of the department of art and art history. The BFA major in digital media and drawing designed the masthead for the e-newsletter that features more student, faculty and alumni stories than we can fit into The Loupe. And the publication design is not

Graphic Design Student Wins Regional Logo Contest

Junior advertising major and studio art minor Kiley Peruch designed the winning logo for the Paddle the Gulf initiative’s regional logo contest. The organization hopes to enhance public awareness and promote stewardship of the region’s coastal resources through ecotourism, and Peruch’s logo design will receive wide exposure. “It’s being used for a number of things,”

Senior Wins Internship with Designs for Inclusive Adaptive Fashion

One UA senior is using her design skills to trailblaze a path in the field of adaptive fashion in a nationally competitive internship. Ally Thomasson, a senior double major – BFA (graphic design) and Spanish – accepted a competitive, 11-week internship at the “ZxLerator,” an internal incubator of projects for Anheuser Busch’s ZX Ventures this

Art & Art History Accolades – March 2020

Nic Tisdale, full-time instructor, had a print selected in an international juried exhibition, Ink Matters, at the Indiana University’s IU Kokomo Downtown Gallery, March 6-21, 2020. Dr. Jennifer Feltman, assistant professor in the department of art and art history, was awarded a 2020-21 Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Seed Grant. Read more about this innovative educational

Digital Media Major’s Design Selected for Maui Competition

In February, digital media major Angel Greene’s surfboard design was selected to represent The University of Alabama at the Maui Jim Tournament. The tournament is a design competition sponsored by the company Maui Jim and is held in conjunction with the Maui Jim Invitational, the annual college basketball tournament that will be held in Hawaii

Digital Art Instructor Has Prints Selected for Midwest Exhibitions

Nic Tisdale, full-time instructor in foundations, digital art and printmaking, has had two prints selected for exhibitions in the Midwest. His color lithograph, Trylla: Troll Stories #1, was selected for an international juried exhibition, Ink Matters, at the Indiana University’s IU Kokomo Downtown Gallery, on exhibit March 6-21, 2020. And his print titled Excised #11,