Faculty & Staff News

Cassandra Palmer Named New Graphic Design Instructor

Cassandra Palmer has been appointed full-time instructor in the UA department of art and art history for the academic year 2019-2020. She will teach 2D Design (ART 130), Introduction to Graphic Design (ART 214) and Publication Design (ART 335). She will begin her new position August 16, 2019. Palmer has taught 2D and graphic design

Two Major Art Exhibits Open UA’s School Year

Two defining exhibitions, one showcasing UA faculty and one, UA graduate students, in the department of art and art history, open Thursday, September 5 with receptions beginning at 4 pm and running through 7 pm. The Annual Graduate Student Exhibition reception, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, begins at 4 pm and runs through 6 pm,

Summer Accolades of UA Art Faculty

Summer’s heat and humidity haven’t slowed down University of Alabama art and art history faculty! Assistant professor Allison Grant (photography) had three photographs juried into the exhibition Home at the SE Center for Photography in Greenville, SC. Seven of Grant’s photographs were featured in a blog post for Pictura Gallery, Bloomington, Indiana, written by one

Mina Kim Named New Assistant Professor of Art History Foundations

Dr. Mina Kim has been appointed assistant professor of art history in art history foundations. Dr. Kim will teach foundations-level courses including art appreciation and survey of art history (from western and global/non-western perspectives) and will work with faculty to coordinate art history foundations curriculum development. She will begin her new position August 16, 2019.

Five Paintings by Wegrzynowski Featured in New Orleans

Instructor and alumnus Tom Wegrzynowski had five paintings selected for the 23rd Annual No Dead Artists International Juried Exhibition Of Contemporary Art. Julian the Apostate, The Red Planet, D Day, Liberation Day and Death of Caesar are all oils on canvas and were painted between 2017 and 2019. writes that he is interested in how history

Gadsden Museum Features UA Photography Professor

A solo exhibition featuring the art work of Associate Professor Chris Jordan opens August 2 at the Gadsden Museum of Art in Gadsden, Alabama. A reception will be held Friday, September 6, from 5-7 p.m. and will run through September 27, 2019. The photographs in the show, titled Still Waters, are “an extended meditation on

Five Decades of Art by Al Sella Featured at The University of Alabama Gallery

The University of Alabama Gallery will present For the Record: The Art of Al Sella, August 2-September 27, 2019. The public is invited to a reception on Friday, September 6 (First Friday in downtown Tuscaloosa), from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Works from the Sella Estate, the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Sarah Moody Gallery of

Associate Professor Schulte Solos at Chinati Foundation

Associate Professor of Art Pete Schulte, who was selected for a prestigious artist residency at the Chinati Foundation this summer, will present a solo exhibition of his work at the John Wesley Gallery on the main museum grounds, opening July 26, 2019. Schulte will present an installation of his recent works on paper, including a