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Celestia Morgan Named Postdoctoral Research Associate in the College of Arts and Sciences

UA art instructor and alumna Celestia Morgan has been named one of two postdoctoral research associates in the College of Arts and Sciences for the 2020-2021 academic year. Morgan’s appointment will be in the department of art and art history, where she will develop her ongoing studio research into racial zoning practices and interact regularly

Fragmented and Forgotten: Amber Quinn Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition

The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History is proud to announce Fragmented and Forgotten, the master of arts thesis exhibition of Amber Quinn. Quinn’s exhibition, originally scheduled for April, will be held July 8-24, 2020, in The Arts Council Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in Tuscaloosa. The gallery is

Student Spotlight: Graphic Design Senior Anna Sella

Senior Anna Sella’s artwork regularly greets readers of the new monthly e-publication of the department of art and art history. The BFA major in digital media and drawing designed the masthead for the e-newsletter that features more student, faculty and alumni stories than we can fit into The Loupe. And the publication design is not

Photography Professor’s Work Selected in Two National Competitions

Work by Assistant Professor Allison Grant was recently chosen for Atlanta Photography Group’s exhibition, PORTFOLIO 2020, juried by Sarah Kennel, photography curator of the High Museum of Art. “Eight exceptional artists were chosen to represent the best of contemporary photography from a national call for entries,” according to the website. Grant’s work is featured here

Art Historian Presents Grant-Winning VR Project

In May, Dr. Jennifer Feltman presented her project, “Experiencing Gothic: A VR Cathedral for Middle Schoolers,” at the 2020-21 Whiting Foundation Fellows Convening Meeting in New York City via Zoom. Feltman was awarded a 2020-21 Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Seed Grant to partner with teachers and digital media experts to build a virtual reality experience

Art@Alabama Degree Exhibitions Go Virtual

Congratulations to our graduates! Among our MFA, MFA and BFA graduates, we have seven degree recipients whose exhibitions have been posted online. Take a look! Online exhibition – Amber Quinn MA Thesis Exhibition, Flickr, Facebook Online exhibition – Jude Anogwih MFA Thesis Exhibition, Flickr, Facebook Online exhibition – Nasrin Iravani MFA Thesis Exhibition, Flickr, Facebook Katie

BFA Major Shows Sculpture Connects Community

While UA operates in a limited capacity in order to stem the spread of COVID-19, the Sella-Granata Art Gallery will be closed to the public. An online exhibition of this show will be posted shortly. The University of Alabama’s department of art and art history is proud to present Structure and Surface: BFA Thesis Exhibition

Senior Wins Internship with Designs for Inclusive Adaptive Fashion

One UA senior is using her design skills to trailblaze a path in the field of adaptive fashion in a nationally competitive internship. Ally Thomasson, a senior double major – BFA (graphic design) and Spanish – accepted a competitive, 11-week internship at the “ZxLerator,” an internal incubator of projects for Anheuser Busch’s ZX Ventures this

Senior Art Major Completes London Internship, Looks to the Future

Senior art major and photographer Jasmine James spent last fall in London, England, interning at a non-profit gallery located on the edge of the city’s museum district. James worked as an administrative intern at the gallery Art Catalyst, which commissions and produces transdisciplinary art and research and expands artistic practice into areas commonly associated with