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Art Alumna Wins Creator Labs Photo Fund Award

Alumna Arielle Gray has been selected along with 19 other artists from around the country to receive a Creator Labs Photo Fund award. The artists were announced on Aperture’s website and featured on Vogue’s website. The award is a new initiative by Aperture and Google’s Creator Labs aimed at providing financial support to photographers in

Art & Art History October Faculty Accolades 2021

Dr. Wendy Castenell published an essay about the nineteenth-century portrait “Ashur Moses Nathan and Son” by French painter Jules Lion, for the catalog for the Louisiana Purchase Auction at Neal Auction Company, New Orleans. Castenell will present a lecture about the portrait in New Orleans on November 11. In October, Castenell joined three other Tyson

UA Art History Webinars in October

Love art history?! Take your pick of upcoming October webinars involving UA art history faculty! UA American art historian Dr. Wendy Castenell will be part of the first Crystal Bridges Museum Tyson Fellows Virtual Roundtable discussing “Re-presenting and Reckoning with Early American Art,” Oct. 12. Cloisters assistant curator Julia Perratore will present the 2021 International

UA American Art Historian to Join National Scholars Virtual Roundtable

Assistant Professor Wendy Castenell will join three other Tyson Think Tank Fellowship scholars of American art for a virtual roundtable on October 12 from 5:00 to 6:15 p.m.(CT) titled “Re-presenting and Reckoning with Early American Art.” The fellows will share their research, including new findings, and new ways of approaching early American art. The panel will

North American Hand Papermakers Conference Hosted at UA

Artist Beth Sheehan, who serves as office associate in the department of art and art history, and UA Book Arts assistant professor Kyle Holland co-organized and co-hosted the North American Hand Papermakers Conference, 2021 Fluid Practices. The virtual conference on papermaking took place September 25 and 26, and featured demonstrations, group panels and individual talks

Artist’s ‘Border Stories’ Depicts the World Through An Immigrant’s Eyes

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is proud to present the Master of Fine Arts exhibition of Juan Lopez-Bautista. Border Stories opens October 18 and will run through November 29, 2021, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, Woods Hall, UA campus. An artist’s reception will be held in the SGAG, Thursday, November

Closing Reception Announced For Graduate Art Show

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History invites you to join us for a closing artists’ reception for the annual fall Studio Graduate Student Show, Thursday, October 7, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery.  The exhibition runs through October 8, 2021. Face coverings and social distancing will be required in

Art and Art History and Asian Studies Host Japanese Art Lecture

Julie Nelson Davis, professor of the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania, will present an online lecture, “The Art World of Ukiyo-e: The ‘Pictures of the Floating World’ in Context,” Monday, October 18, 2021, at 5:30 pm (CT) on Zoom. Click on this link to register. Dr. Davis is the author of Utamaro