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Sella-Granata Hosts Graduate Pop-Up Art Exhibition

The UA Department of Art and Art History is proud to present a Graduate Pop-Up Exhibition in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. From February 1 through 19 UA studio art graduate students will be featured in an exhibition in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery for the Tuscaloosa and UA community. In an early spring showing, new and

Art & Art History Accolades – January 2021

A book chapter by Dr. Cathy Pagani, professor of art history, “Chinese Material Culture and British Perceptions of China in the Mid-nineteenth Century” originally published in Colonialism and the Object: Empire, Material Culture and the Museum, has been selected for inclusion on the forthcoming digital platform, Routledge Historical Resources: 19th Century Empire. Dr. Jennifer Feltman, assistant professor of art history,

Artworks by UA Professor Juried Into Three Exhibitions

Associate Professor William Dooley has artworks accepted into three national juried exhibitions in 2021: America Paperworks 2021, Northwest Arts Center, Minot, North Dakota ( January 15 – February 26); 36th Annual International Exhibition, Meadows Gallery, University of Texas at Tyler (January 19 – March 5); and Art Now America: National Juried Exhibition, Slocumb Galleries, East

Women in Asian Art History is Focus of AWARE Webinar

On December 10, 2020, Dr. Doris Sung gave a webinar titled “Why Have There Been No Great Chinese Women Artists?” addressing issues surrounding the lack of visibility of women artists, feminist and gender-related themes in Chinese modern and contemporary art. Dr. Sung gave a brief overview of gender roles in premodern China and focus on

New Grad Studios Expand Student Research

This semester, graduate students moved into the new studios, located on Warrior Drive, east of Helen Keller Boulevard on the Partlow campus. The new building expands studio spaces already available to graduate students in the department of art and art history in Woods Hall and the Bureau of Mines buildings. Photos are by senior marketing major

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