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From Greensboro to Northport, Art is Everywhere and in Between

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, February 24, 2021.  Such a cornucopia of new shows opening now or soon, from Greensboro to Birmingham to Northport! You can always find them in the Roundup online. Thanks to Sarah Dittmann for the image. And thank you for continuing to

Sound Artist’s Visual Work Selected for National Exhibitions

Works from “A Work of Art for Every Entry in Index—Subjects—Library of Congress” by Holland Hopson have been juried into Art Now America: National Juried Exhibition in Slocumb Galleries of East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, juried by Mike Calway-Fagen; and selected for Reality Shift, a Mid-America College Art Association (MACAA) online exhibition curated

MFA Exhibition Explores, Preserves Women’s History

The University of Alabama department of art and art history is proud to present the Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition of Sarah Dittmann, Stitched Together, March 6-27, 2021, at Aaron Sanders Head Studio, 1310 Main Street, Greensboro, Alabama. A reception for the artist will be held Saturday, March 6 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. The

UA Professor Publishes Research on Chinese Art Educator

Dr. Mina Kim, assistant professor of art history, foundations, published the article “Reinscribing Tradition in Twentieth-century China: A Biographical Sketch of Pan Tianshou (1897-1971).” in the journal Asian Culture 44 (pp. 25-45), in December 2020.  The Chinese painter and art educator she wrote about, Pan Tianshou, was known for promoting Chinese traditional painting in education

Search for Self-Knowledge Theme of March Graduate Art Exhibitions

The University of Alabama department of art and art history is proud to present the Master of Arts thesis exhibitions of Sandra Vega and Ashlee René Thompson, March 1-12, 2021, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. The public is invited to visit Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m.

UA Professor Co-curates Exhibit at Alabama Contemporary

Associate Professor Pete Schulte and partner Amy Pleasant, co-curators at The Fuel and Lumber Company, opened a new exhibition Float, Fly, Transcend at The Alabama Contemporary Art Center in Mobile, Alabama, in January. The show features the work of internationally recognized artists, including David Onri Anderson, Katherine Bradford, Krista Clark, Matthew F. Fisher, Lonnie Holley,

University of Georgia Galleries Feature UA Art Professor’s Work

Pete Schulte’s new site-specific work is installed at the University of Georgia’s Plaza Gallery as part of the Dodd Galleries’ ongoing Wall Works series. Schulte’s Untitled (Plaza) consists of two wall paintings that exist, as Schulte describes them, “in simultaneity, as twins and opposites.” The works will be up through March. Pete Schulte is associate

Photography Show ‘Lucid Dreams’ Glows at UA Gallery

The University of Alabama Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Lucid Dreams, an exhibition of photographs by Sharon Murphree, from February 5 through March 26. The public is invited to a “socially-distanced” First Friday reception on February 5, First Friday, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in

Photo Alumna Exhibits at Griffin Museum of Photography

Alumna Alayna N. Pernell (BA 2019) has an exhibition opening in the Griffin Museum of Photography’s Virtual Gallery. Our Mothers’ Gardens, an online exhibit in which Pernell re-imagines photographs of Black women, opens February 15 and will run through April 18. Pernell writes, “My practice is currently revolving around two questions. What can visual art