Faculty & Staff News

UA Drawing Professor Exhibits in Atlanta’s Swan Coach House

In February, Associate Professor Pete Schulte’s work will be included in a three-person exhibition at Swan Coach House Gallery in Atlanta. Geo Forms: Randy Jones, Esteban Patino, Pete Schulte is curated by art advisor and appraiser Rebecca Dimling Cochran, curator of the Wieland Collection. Pete Schulte is associate professor of drawing at The University of Alabama department

Printmaking Professor Talks About Cuba Travels

Associate Professor Sarah Marshall will give a talk about her travels in Cuba and her research and investigation into printmaking there on Friday, January 24 at 3:00 p.m. in Capitol Hall Room 1803, UA campus. The talk, titled “The Art of Printmaking in La Havana / El Arte del Grabado en La Habana,” is sponsored

UA Professor Speaks on Confederate Artists and Imagery of the “Loyal Slave”

Associate Professor Rachel Stephens presents a talk, “Loyal Artists, Loyal Slaves: Confederate Artists in Civil War Richmond,” at Virginia Humanities in Charlottesville on January 21, 2020. In the years leading up to the Civil War, several Richmond, Va., artists, Dr. Stephens asserts, “were creating work in conversation with each other, creating a visual plantation ideal

Drawing Professor’s Artwork in Renowned Company

The online art magazine Hyperallergic included drawing professor Pete Schulte‘s recent solo exhibition in its year-end review of significant art shows. Art critic Thomas Micchelli placed Schulte’s work in the context of some renowned company: Nancy Spero, Eva Hesse, Lucien Freud, Louise Lawler, as well as important group exhibitions at the MOMA and the Whitney

Art Professor Wins Award for Photographic Series

A series of photographs, Within the Bittersweet, by Assistant Professor Allison Grant, won the 2019 Developed Work Fellowship Award. Her photograph from the series, “In the Vines,” was included in the exhibition Developed Work at the Midwest Center for Photography. Grant’s artist statement about her series appears on her website: “Within the Bittersweet” is a

Two Artists Create Sculptures for Two Bicentennials

Two bicentennial bashes require twice as much artistic input! This year, two artists, UA professor of art Craig Wedderspoon and sculptor Caleb O’Connor are creating permanent sculptural programs to commemorate both the state of Alabama and the city of Tuscaloosa bicentennial celebrations. Tuscaloosa was founded on Dec. 13, 1819, just one day before the territory

Drawing Professor’s NY Solo Show Favorably Reviewed

Associate Professor Pete Schulte‘s latest solo exhibition – a graphic distillation of his artist residency at the Chinati Foundation last summer – was favorably reviewed in Hyperallergic, the online arts magazine. Schulte’s drawings in graphite, along with gouache, ink and pigment, were at McKenzie Fine Art Gallery, New York, N.Y., through Dec. 21, 2019. For

Instructor, Alumni Paint Community Murals

Instructor Charlotte Wegrzynowski designed the new mural at the Jaycee Park in Alberta City and coordinated painting with lots of helpers including alumni Stephanie Brumfield Kirkland and Claire Lewis Evans. The mural is a collaborative effort of these artists and several Tuscaloosa organizations including United Way of West Alabama’s Success By 6 Program and Alberta