Digital Media

UA Art Students Illustrate Books for Statewide Reading Initiative

Nine student illustrators are helping bring original reading books to life for students in grades 1-3 across the state. In partnership with businesses, civic groups, and higher education institutions, a statewide literacy program, Reading Allies, will train community volunteers to work through individually designed lessons with striving readers. Each lesson consists of multiple books, and

Graphic Design Professor’s Work Selected for International Show

Graphic design professor Jonathan Cumberland‘s poster, “Beware of Rent,” was selected from 2,200 submissions for the Mi Metropolia Poster Exhibition, hosted by Escucha MiVoz, at Cultura Zapopan in Zapopan, Mexico. Artists were asked to submit posters with the theme of safety and sustainability in an urban environment, with topics such as homelessness and housing, access

Graphic Design BFA Major Hired at Sports Memorabilia Company

Dana Tokarzewski (BFA 2019, digital media) recently accepted her first design job in the packaging and collateral department at FOCO, a sports memorabilia and marketing company based in New Jersey. Tokarzewski said that because of the graphic design classes she took at UA, “I feel extremely prepared for my career in design and for that I

Senior Art Majors Present Life As They See It

The UA Department of Art and Art History is proud to present Graduating Senior Exhibition, November 11-28, 2019, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. The public is invited to a reception for the artists Wednesday, November 13, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Graduating Senior Exhibition features the art of three senior UA artists, Natalie Cox, Charlie

Freedom to Create

UA art and art history students now have free access to Adobe Creative Cloud, a suite of multimedia design tools vital for digital designers and artists. Tools include Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro, Lightroom and many more applications. Along with providing the software, The University of Alabama is also designated an Adobe Creative Campus.

UA Studio Art Clubs Feature Campus-Wide Artwork

The UA Department of Art and Art History presents an exhibition of artwork by members of our student art clubs in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, October 10-25, 2019. Members of the General Art Club, Crimson Clay and the Alabama Print & Book Group – undergrad and graduate students from a variety of majors across campus –

ADDYs All Around

Assistant Professor Jonathan Cumberland and two of his graphic design students brought home American Advertising Awards (formerly ADDYs) at the 50th American Advertising Federation of Tuscaloosa’s awards gala in February 2019. Cumberland won a Silver ADDY for his logo design for Stockton Piano Tuning in Columbus, Miss.  Mary Clare Brophy, a rising senior majoring in

Four BFA Majors Showcase Senior Work

Tuscaloosa. — The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present a group exhibition by four bachelor of fine arts candidates. Samantha Joslin, Jonathan Lanier, Caroline Rothschild and Dana Tokarzewski will display their work April 16-23, 2019, in the The BFA is the professional degree for artists, with a focused

Digital Media Professor’s Designs Selected In Three Juried Competitions

Poster designs by competitions. In Zapopan, Mexico, his poster was one of 53 chosen from among 1,598 entries for the competition “Turn A Light On.” For the international juried competition, “Poster for,” in New York, NY, Cumberland’s poster was recognized in the top 10 in the Climate Change category. The competition received 5,863 posters from 45