Faculty & Staff News

UA Faculty Showcase Latest Research in Studio Art

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is proud to present the 2022 Faculty Biennial Exhibition, which opens Thursday, February 3 with an artists’ reception from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition will run through March 11. Every two years, UA studio art faculty exhibit their ongoing research in art in a

Museum Director Appointed to Alabama Visual Arts Network Board

Daniel White, director of the Paul R. Jones Museum and The University of Alabama Gallery, has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of the Alabama Visual Arts Network (ALVAN). White received the MFA in ceramics from Rochester Institute of Technology and the BFA in ceramics from the University of Montevallo. He has

Art Historian Publishes on Early 20th-Century Chinese Women Artists

Assistant Professor Dr. Doris Sung published an article in AWARE (Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions) research database that examines the impact of Chinese women artists just after the fall of imperial rule in early twentieth-century China. In “Chinese Women Artists in the Early Twentieth Century,” Dr. Sung discusses women artists’ contributions to the

Photo Professor Selected for 2022 Silver List

Assistant Professor Allison Grant is one of 47 early-career photographers selected for inclusion on the 2022 Silver List, compiled from the suggestions of over 125 nonprofit photography curators, scholars, publishers and critics and arranged randomly. The Silver List is a partnership between Silver Eye Center for Photography, The Black List and Carnegie Mellon University. Ten

UA Art Historian Brings Virtual Reality Cathedral to Tuscaloosa Eighth Graders

In late November and early December 2021, UA’s Dr. Jennifer Feltman piloted a virtual reality (VR) experience of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Reims with eighth graders in Mrs. Jessica Buckley’s art and design classes at Tuscaloosa Magnet School – Middle. This public engagement project, initiated by a seed grant from the Whiting Foundation, is

Alumna Sculptor Opens Solo Exhibition at Harrison Galleries

UA BFA alumna Ringo Lisko will present a solo exhibition of her recent sculpture, Vessels of Paranoia, at Harrison Galleries, opening with a First Friday Jazz Reception, January 7, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The show will be open through January 30, 2022. Lisko said that she draws inspiration “from the body, sensuality and awareness,”

New Loupe Fall/Winter 2021 is Here!

The fall/winter issue of The Loupe — our once-a-semester encapsulation of news and activities in the UA Department of Art and Art History — is here! Our cover story features Dr. Jennifer Feltman in her work on an international committee formed to advise on the restoration of Notre Dame in Paris. Here are more stories: Art

UA Painting Instructor Invited to Exhibit at UT Tyler

Daisie Hoitsma Young exhibited with Jason Tanner Young in a two-person show, “frequency,” at the Meadows Gallery at the University of Texas at Tyler in October. Hoitsma Young is a full-time instructor of painting and 2D design at UA. Her work focuses on the fleeting and varying experience of time. Often referencing a changing landscape,

Drawing Professor’s NYC Solo Show Reviewed in Hyperallergic

Associate Professor Pete Schulte’s solo exhibition, The Train and the River, at McKenzie Fine Art in New York, N.Y., was favorably reviewed in Hyperallergic by the prominent art critic and poet John Yau, December 8, 2021. In Yau’s essay, “Pete Schulte’s Magical Abstract Drawings,” he describes his experience discovering Schulte’s new works and writes, “Schulte