Faculty & Staff News

UA Makerspace Presents Spring Workshops 

UA students can again learn about 3D printing and related technologies outside of the classroom! Every Wednesday in February, March and April, 2016, from 2-3 pm, students will be able to get some incredible hands-on training in 3D Design and Printing with experienced teachers.  The Wednesday workshops are led by instructors Jamey Grimes (Department of

The Fuel & Lumber Company Presents Installations by Lisa Iglesias and Jane Cassidy

The Fuel & Lumber Company presents two installations by artists Lisa Iglesias and Jane Cassidy, opening February 11, 2016. Jane Cassidy will present her installation, Music For Cars At Night On Country Roads, at The Fuel & Lumber Company’s Tuscaloosa Project Space at 7:30 p.m., following Lisa Iglesias’ lecture on UA campus at 6:00 p.m. In conjunction with a talk

Groundbreaking Photography Professor Retires

GAY BURKE, the first female full professor in the Department of Art and Art History, retired this summer after forty-two years of service to The University of Alabama. In 1973, Burke was hired to teach photography when it was still not quite accepted as a fine art medium. She had earned her MFA from the

Faculty News – Fall 2015

PETE SCHULTE is included in the publication portion of Yifat Gat’s ongoing “The Black & White Project.” Curation has become an important aspect of Schulte’s work. His co-project with artist Amy Pleasant, The Fuel and Lumber Company, put together a two-part exhibition and panel discussion in Birmingham presented in collaboration with UAB’s Department of Art

Faculty Feature: Bryce Speed

Bryce Speed had an exhibition at WonderRoot in Atlanta this past summer and his solo show, Offhand Places, in New Orleans at the TEN Gallery opened at the beginning of October. In July, he spent three weeks in residence at A.I.R. Studio in Paducah, Kentucky, funded with the RGC Grant that he received in last spring.

Experience Your Next Immersive Environment Inside a Pickup Truck

Jane Cassidy’s installation for Cinema Reset at the New Orleans Film Festival, “Music For Cars at Night on Country Roads,” might be the first time you ever sat inside the cab of a pickup to experience an immersive audio visual work. A saturating 30 minute musical score plays through the stereo system while synchronized videos of night

Instructors and Grad Students Exhibit Together

The UA Department of Art and Art History invites you to view artworks by our instructors and second-year graduate students now in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery in Woods Hall. The exhibition will be up through Thursday, September 17. Instructors in the exhibition are April Bachtel, Barbara Lee Black, Wade Folger MacDonald, Amy Pirkle, Charlotte Wegrzynowski,

Wegrzynowski to Exhibit Apocryphal Paintings

Apocrypha, an exhibit of works in oil by artist and UA instructor Tom Wegrzynowski, will be the featured display at the Arts Council Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center Sept. 4-25, 2015. A reception honoring the artist will take place on Sept. 4 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday. Wegrzynowski will give a talk