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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

UA Art Historians Host National Graduate Student Symposium

Graduate students from colleges and universities around the United States will participate in the 26th Annual Graduate Student Symposium, via Zoom, February 26, 2021. Students from the University of Chicago, Florida State University, University of Georgia, University of Houston, and Tulane University, as well as the hosting schools, The University of Alabama and the University

26th Annual Graduate Symposium in Art History

The University of Alabama and UAB Joint Program for the MA in Art History 26th Annual Graduate Symposium in Art History Friday, February 26, 2021 Online via Zoom (All times CST) This page details the schedule for the symposium. Welcome Lucy Curzon, Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor, University of Alabama 9:30-9:50 AM 9:50-10:00 AM