Faculty & Staff News

Open Artist Studio: April Bachtel

April Bachtel will host an open studio on Thursday, April 28, from 5-7 p.m. in Woods Hall 119 at The University of Alabama. The public is cordially invited to come and see completed works, works in progress and the context where her art is created. Snacks and refreshments will be served. April Bachtel is a part-time instructor in

UA Art Faculty Exhibit Ongoing Research

Exhibition: UA Department of Art and Art History 2016 Faculty Biennial Exhibition Dates: April 19 – May 27, 2016 Where: The University of Alabama, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, 103 Garland Hall, Woods Quad Reception: Tuesday, April 19, 6:00-8:00 pm, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art presents The University of Alabama’s Department of

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

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. We email-interviewed him about his art and other thoughts for the fall 2015 issue of The Loupe:

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