Faculty & Staff News

UA Professor To Give Book Talk, Signing

UA associate professor Chris Jordan will hold a talk about his newly published book, Nowhere in Place (GFT Publishing, 2021) at Ernest and Hadley Booksellers in Tuscaloosa on August 26, 2021, at 5 pm. Registration is required. Jordan’s book explores the meeting place between meditation and photography with pictures Jordan has taken in his travels to Alabama, Colorado

Video Features ‘Dangerous Landscapes’ at the UA Gallery

Check out the video of the new exhibition in the UA Gallery downtown! Dangerous Landscapes: Legacies of Nineteenth-Century Progress in the Age of Climate Change will be up through September 24, 2021, with a First Friday reception on September 3, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Photos of chemical and fossil fuel industries in West Alabama

UA Art Historian Features Early Modern Female Makers in New Book

Associate Professor Dr. Tanja Jones’ new edited volume of essays titled Women Artists in the Early Modern Courts of Europe (c. 1450-1700) has been published by Amsterdam University Press. The book is the first dedicated to women as producers of visual and material culture in the European courts of the Early Modern period. Chapters offer new insights into

UA Printmakers Share Exhibition at Gadsden Museum of Art

Associate Professor Sarah Marshall and Instructor John Klosterman will present a two-person exhibition at the Gadsden Museum of Art’s second-floor gallery space, August 2 through September 24, 2021. Transient Machinations features two artists who combine a variety of printmaking techniques into their work. Klosterman often uses woodblock, linoleum and screen printing to create his detailed,

Jamey Grimes Named to Faculty Post in Art & Art History and Museums

Jamey Grimes has been appointed assistant professor of art in The University of Alabama’s department of art and art history. He will begin the new position on August 16, 2021, teaching sculpture courses and a course in museum studies each year. “We are very happy to have Jamey join us in this new capacity,” said

New Book Combining Photography and Meditation Lauded

UA associate professor Chris Jordan‘s new book, Nowhere in Place (GFT Publishing, 2021), explores the meeting place between meditation and photography with pictures Jordan has taken in his travels to Alabama, Colorado and India. Jordan’s practice is to meditate before going out to take pictures, which allows him to “see the world in fresh ways,

Art & Art History Summer Faculty Accolades 2021

Catch up on what our faculty have been doing during the spring and summer of 2021. Books Published Associate Professor Dr. Tanja Jones‘ edited volume of essays titled Women Artists in the Early Modern Courts of Europe c. 1450-1700 is now available from Amsterdam University Press. Associate Professor Chris Jordan‘s book Nowhere in Place is

UA Artist and Historian Collaborate on Climate Change Exhibit

The University of Alabama Gallery and the Collaborative Arts Research Initiative are proud to present the exhibition, Dangerous Landscapes: Legacies of Nineteenth-Century Progress in the Age of Climate Change, August 6 through September 24, 2021, with a First Friday reception on September 3 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Check out the exhibition highlights online! UPDATE: