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UA Art Prof’s Photos Reveal Effect of Community Pollution on Children, Family

As part of the A&S Program for Intensive Research (ASPIRE), Assistant Professor Allison Grant will spend the spring 2021 semester researching and building a body of environmental photography for an upcoming exhibition around the topic of climate change. ASPIRE enables assistant professors in their third year at UA to devote a semester entirely to research.

Jacqueline E. Jung to Keynote UA-UAB Graduate Art History Symposium

Jacqueline E. Jung, associate professor in the department of the history of art at Yale University, will present the keynote address at the 26th Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History at UA on February 26, 2021. Prof. Jung’s talk from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. is titled, “Images of Africans in Gothic Art: Race and

UA Instructor’s Prints Selected for Nontraditional, International Shows

Prints by John Klosterman won recent recognition in two international juried exhibitions: one that showcases nontraditional printmaking processes. and one that is a feature of an international printmaking festival. UPDATE: As part of being selected for PrintAustin’s The Contemporary Print: 5×5 juried exhibition, Klosterman was featured on Studio Noize Podcast with host and fellow printmaker

UA Artists and Historians Commune for Online Arts Conference

The University of Alabama department of art and art history was well-represented at this year’s SECAC, held online because of COVID-19 and hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts. SECAC (the Southeastern College Art Conference) is the annual meeting of one of the largest academic art organizations in the country. Research papers by

Museum Staff Highlights Collector’s Vision Throughout Pandemic

Despite restrictions due to safety precautions around COVID-19, the staff of the Paul R. Jones Museum is going full steam ahead with exhibitions and events focused around the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama. Daniel White, director of the museum, and Emily Bibb, curator of the collection, have put

Printmaking Professor’s Work Juried into International Exhibition

Associate Professor Sarah Marshall’s screenprint, “Cells Talk – Love Happens!” has been accepted into the 2021 Delta National Small Print Exhibition at the Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The exhibition opens January 21 and runs through February 17. This year’s juror was Charlotte Dutoit, founder and director of Justkids Global

Black Belt Artist Project Showcases Artist Video Interviews

This Friday, December 4, 2020, photography students in Professor Chris Jordan’s class will present an exhibition and book release at The University of Alabama Gallery in Tuscaloosa’s Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, including video interviews of Black Belt artists done by the students. If you can’t wait for that and want a preview, check out

Monumental in Microcosm: The Models and Drawings of Ronald Bladen

The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art is excited to present ANGLE/EDGE/PLANE: The Sculpture of Ronald Bladen. The exhibition will open January 13 and run through March 5, 2021. View the exhibition on Flickr.com | View the exhibition on Facebook.com Models and drawings by the Canadian American sculptor Ronald Bladen (1918-1988) will fill the Sarah Moody Gallery with

In New Surrealist Exhibit, Alumna’s Art Hangs with Picasso, Dali, Miro

It might seem surreal to have your artwork in the company of works by Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali, but UA art alumna Janice Hathaway has created surrealist art since she lived in Tuscaloosa in the mid-1970s, so the dreamlike and bizarre are part of her everyday life. The exhibition, Janice Hathaway Surrealist Works, is