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Cloisters Curator Presents Career Workshop

In October, The Met Cloisters assistant curator Julia Perratore presented the 2021 International Center of Medieval Art Forsyth Lecture, “Representing Medieval Spain at The Met Cloisters,” virtually, from the UA department of art and art history. Perratore’s lecture was locally organized by Dr. Jennifer Feltman and hosted in her Garland Hall office. After her lecture, Dr.

Alumna Interviewed by New York Jewelry Week Blog

BFA 2015 alumna Ali Hval was interviewed for Future Heirloom on the New York City Jewelry Week blog about her recent solo show, Cosmetic Justice, at North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City, Iowa (September 1 – October 15, 2021). Hval is an interdisciplinary artist currently living and working in Iowa City. Her work combines

Art & Art History November Faculty Accolades 2021

Dr. Doris Sung, assistant professor of art history, has been appointed to the International Committee of College Art Association (CAA) for a three-year term. The International Committee seeks to foster an international community of artists, designers, scholars, and critics within CAA; to provide forums in which to exchange ideas and make connections; to encourage engagement with the international

UA Sculptor Hopes Work Will Encourage Peace, Mindfulness

Graduate student in sculpture Molly Lay has been awarded a Small Grant by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa for a Fellowship Project. Lay proposed to create a cast bronze public sculpture on the Riverwalk along the Black Warrior River in Tuscaloosa. The work will be of a pair of human feet placed together, with a

Alumna Named Interim Director of Sewing Skills Non-Profit

Viola Moten Ratcliffe (BA 2008, art history) has been named the 2022 interim director for Bib & Tucker Sew-Op in Birmingham, Ala., a nonprofit organization that teaches sewing and related skills and provides economic opportunity for participants. Ratcliffe previously served as program manager. Bib & Tucker Sew-Op has been featured on Alabama Public Television, Southern

Flourishing in the Heart of Woods Quad

The UA Department of Art and Art History is pleased to announce the newest addition to the Woods Quad Sculpture Garden. The eight-foot-tall cast bronze crescent of camellias (Alabama’s state flower) is titled “Flourish,” and was designed and created by 2020 BFA major Ringo Lisko. Lisko’s design was selected to be the first created for

Photo Exhibition Features Insight into Meditative Practice

Harrison Galleries in Tuscaloosa will host a solo exhibition of photography by Associate Professor Christopher Jordan opening Friday, November 5, 2021. The public is invited for a First Friday opening reception from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The exhibition will run through November 30. Masks and vaccinations are strongly encouraged. The works on display are from