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UA Alumna’s MMFA Exhibition Explores Race and Language

Bethany Collins (BA 2007), an undergraduate alumna in studio art and visual journalism, has a solo exhibition at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts that ends May 9. The central focus of Collins’ exhibition, titled My destiny is in your hands, is a white on white screen-printed and flocked wallpaper that depicts the official state

Wonderfully Active Art Week in West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Cinco de Mayo plus Art Night and First Friday – what a week! You’ll find the schedule of art exhibitions and events around West Alabama in the Roundup online. Events are listed in order of ending date. Thanks

UA Art Student, Alumni Selected for New Tennessee Valley Juried Exhibition

UA art alumni Zack Underwood (BFA 2007), Jude Anogwih (MFA 2020) and current graduate student Ashlee René Thompson had artworks selected for a new national juried exhibition in Tuscumbia, Alabama.  The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art has announced the artists who have been selected to show work in Emergence. The exhibition runs from June 1 to

UA Awards Studio and Art History Degrees in 2020-21

The academic year 2020-2021 has been challenging, to say the least, and we’re proud of our graduates for pushing through to earn their degrees. We wish them all the best as they move into the next part of their life journey. Degrees are cumulative over summer and fall 2020, and spring 2021. Bachelor of Arts,

Graduate Student Included in National Painting Publication

Graduate student in painting Dr. Juan Lopez-Bautista has had two paintings published in the juried artist book Studio Visit, vol. 47, 2020. Produced by the publishers of the magazine New American Paintings, Studio Visit selects artworks by jury and introduces new and emerging artists to the art world. Dr. Lopez-Bautista’s work explores his Mexican-American identity

UA Professor’s Photos Acquired by High Museum of Art

As the result of an award for her work, five photographs by Assistant Professor Allison Grant have been acquired by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, for their permanent collection. Grant won the Portfolio 2020 Purchase Award from the Atlanta Photography Group (APG) and APG purchased Grant’s work and donated it to the High Museum.

Art Historians Present at International Asian Conference

UA Asian art historians presented their research at the AAS 2021 VIRTUAL Annual Conference (Association for Asian Studies) in March. Dr. Mina Kim presented, “Empathy and Connection: Visualization of Traumatic War and Inter-Korean Relations,” focusing in part on the artist Ham Kyungah. Dr. Doris Sung organized and chaired the panel “Women Writing Art: Feminist Approaches