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Warm Holiday Hearts with Local Art from West Alabama

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Gifts from local artists’ markets and galleries are a sure-fire way to warm the hearts of your family and friends this holiday season – and there are plenty around West Alabama! Send us your visual arts events —

Art Night This Week Opens the Holiday Art Season

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Art Night in Northport and so much more! Remember to check this list all the way down the page – exhibitions open now and ending in early 2020 are listed there (by ending date). Thanks to Lucy Mingo

Graduate Student Explores Mexican-American Identity Through Art

Graduate student Juan M. Lopez-Bautista presents an exhibition of his paintings, titled Borderlands/Zonas Fronterizas, Nov. 7, 2019-Jan. 15, 2020 in the Martin-Lett Gallery of Art in the Oxford Performing Arts Center, Oxford, Ala. There will be an opening reception, Thursday, Nov. 7 at 5:30 pm. Lopez-Bautista said, “This painting show continues with my quest for

Instructor, Alumni Paint Community Murals

Instructor Charlotte Wegrzynowski designed the new mural at the Jaycee Park in Alberta City and coordinated painting with lots of helpers including alumni Stephanie Brumfield Kirkland and Claire Lewis Evans. The mural is a collaborative effort of these artists and several Tuscaloosa organizations including United Way of West Alabama’s Success By 6 Program and Alberta

Woods Hall Renovations

Renovations on our drawing classrooms on the third floor of Woods Hall began in early summer 2019. Funds from the College of Arts & Sciences purchased new floors, plastering and painting in rooms 306 and 307. Year-end money will pay for new projectors, screens, and chairs. Funds endowed by the late Dr. Virginia Rembert Liles

Senior Art Majors Present Life As They See It

The UA Department of Art and Art History is proud to present Graduating Senior Exhibition, November 11-28, 2019, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. The public is invited to a reception for the artists Wednesday, November 13, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Graduating Senior Exhibition features the art of three senior UA artists, Natalie Cox, Charlie

Students Highlight Cultural Impact of Immigration in Exhibition

The Paul R. Jones Museum is proud to present “Public Charge”: Diasporic Immigrant Artists, November 1-December 13, 2019. A closing reception will be held on First Friday, December 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. “Public Charge” features works by Latin and Caribbean artists from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, curated by Dr.

Tuscaloosa to Be Overrun by Monsters and Artists This Week!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Monsters we can handle, but — ARTISTS!?!  Your best defense is an excellent costume! Several exhibitions are ending soon that you don’t want to miss. Thanks to Harrison Galleries for the image. Send us your visual arts events

Graduate Student, Faculty Present Research at SECAC

Students, faculty and alumni of the UA department of art and art history presented current research at SECAC in October, the annual meeting of one of the largest art conferences of its kind in the US. This year’s meeting was held in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Most notably, graduate student Faith Barringer presented her research, “The Progression