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UA Art Historian Recruits Kentuck Festival Volunteers

UA’s Department of Art and Art History has been fortunate to have a strong support staff of intelligent and inspired instructors who pass on their love of the study of art, as well as their enthusiasm for art in general, in introductory courses for the department. Alumna and full-time instructor Micah-Shea McKibben is one of

Take A Breather – See Some Art in West Alabama

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, June 29, 2022. No First Friday in July, but there’s still First Saturday(!) and don’t miss Art Night next week! Thanks to Michi Meko and Bryan Hester for the image above. And thank you for continuing to support artists wherever you

UA Professor Part of 3-Artist Panel on Contemporary Photo

Assistant Professor Allison Grant will participate in an online panel conversation, “Photographic World-Building: Aimée Beaubien, Allison Grant, and Guanyu Xu,” on June 25 at 1:00 pm Central, 11 am Pacific Time, hosted by SF Camerawork in San Francisco. Registration is required. Grant said that she will be speaking about her project Unsoiled alongside SF Camerawork’s

UA Art History Major to Attend Trinity College Dublin

Anna Wallace Pitts (BA 2021, summa cum laude, double major: art history and studio art; minor: Blount Scholars Program) will attend Trinity College Dublin to pursue a Master of Philosophy in art history this fall. The program focuses on the history of Irish art and architecture, Pitts said, “which dovetails perfectly with my research interests

New Designer Remembers Her Professors

Rebecca DeLong (BA 2021, studio art) is a graphic designer at LPK, a design firm in Cincinnati. DeLong said, “I get to work with global brands spanning a wide variety of industries including food & beverage, technology, baby care, beauty, health and wellness, and more.” DeLong also runs her own freelance graphic design business that

UA Art Alumni Write Home About New Adventures

Congratulations to a few of our recent grads and alumni who are striking out into the world! Let us know what you’re doing! Ashlee René Thompson (MFA 2022) is currently working as a financial aid advisor at UA, and has been awarded an artist residency at ArtRez in Newnan, Georgia, in August. Her painting, Comfort