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BFA Grad Takes MBA Route to Reach Her Dream Goal

Alyssa Hochstetler, who graduated in 2020 with a BFA, concentrating in painting and digital media, is now finishing up an MBA that focuses on marketing, and she’s looking toward a future in art. She is in the Create Path to the MBA program, studying strategic management and marketing. She also works in the Paul R.

UA Faculty Showcase Latest Research in Studio Art

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is proud to present the 2022 Faculty Biennial Exhibition, which opens Thursday, February 3 with an artists’ reception from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition will run through March 11. Every two years, UA studio art faculty exhibit their ongoing research in art in a

New Calls for Artists, Fab Shows Closing Soon in West Alabama

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Catch your favorite shows before they close and new ones open soon. Galleries can stay open in 2022 if we are vaccinated, masked and healthy, so please do your part. Events are listed in order of ending date.

BFA Major Awarded International Art Scholarship

BFA senior Jocelyn Licwinko was awarded a scholarship grant for almost $12,000 (15,000 Canadian dollars) from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation. Licwinko is majoring in studio art with concentrations in painting and printmaking and a minor in German. She will graduate in August 2022 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, the professional art degree. Licwinko, whose

Museum Director Appointed to Alabama Visual Arts Network Board

Daniel White, director of the Paul R. Jones Museum and The University of Alabama Gallery, has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of the Alabama Visual Arts Network (ALVAN). White received the MFA in ceramics from Rochester Institute of Technology and the BFA in ceramics from the University of Montevallo. He has

Art Historian Publishes on Early 20th-Century Chinese Women Artists

Assistant Professor Dr. Doris Sung published an article in AWARE (Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions) research database that examines the impact of Chinese women artists just after the fall of imperial rule in early twentieth-century China. In “Chinese Women Artists in the Early Twentieth Century,” Dr. Sung discusses women artists’ contributions to the

Sella-Granata Gallery Announces 2022 Spring Hours

The Sella-Granata Art Gallery, which features student exhibitions as well as visiting artists sponsored by the UA Department of Art and Art History, has announced new hours for its fall exhibitions. The gallery is open Monday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm; Tuesday 11:00 pm – 7:00 pm; Wednesday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm; Thursday 11:00-7:00 pm; and Friday 9:00

Photo Professor Selected for 2022 Silver List

Assistant Professor Allison Grant is one of 47 early-career photographers selected for inclusion on the 2022 Silver List, compiled from the suggestions of over 125 nonprofit photography curators, scholars, publishers and critics and arranged randomly. The Silver List is a partnership between Silver Eye Center for Photography, The Black List and Carnegie Mellon University. Ten

Variety is the Spice of Art This January in West Alabama

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, January 19, 2022. Check out the eclectic array of art in the galleries of West Alabama this month! Galleries can stay open in 2022 if we are vaccinated, masked and healthy, so please do your part. Events are listed in order of