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Sarah Cusimano Miles Receives Numerous Awards

SARAH CUSIMANO MILES, MFA 2010, was named in the top 50 of Critical Mass, an international portfolio review sponsored by Photolucida in Portland, OR. She also received a Juror’s Commendation in the Silver Eye Fellowship 13, sponsored by the Silver Eye Center for Photography in Pittsburgh, PA. Miles received an Alabama State Council on the Arts Fellowship for

Windgate awardee Adam Hill begins work for ceramicist Michael Sherrill

2012 Windgate awardee and alumnus Adam Hill, BFA 2012, recently started working for ceramicist Michael Sherrill, president of the board of The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design and owner of a clay tools business in Bat Cave, NC. Sherrill won a United States Artists Windgate Fellowship in 2010. Hill works making ceramics tools for

Mellown Talks Tuscaloosa History

In July, Professor Emeritus (and alumnus) ROBERT MELLOWN presented “Different Perspective: An Examination of the Original Appearance of Tuscaloosa’s Historic Houses,” for a standing-room-only crowd at the Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society’s Sundown Lecture Series in the Battle-Friedman House.

3D Printing by students in Engineering and Arts & Sciences

The UA College of Arts and Sciences and the UA College of Engineering present 3D Printing at Kentuck! Art Night, Thursday, March 7, 5-9 pm 3D Printing by students in Engineering and Arts & Sciences The University of Alabama’s College of Arts & Sciences and College of Engineering are working together to create collaborative workspaces in

Derek Cracco: Love Songs

The UA Department of Art and Art History and the department’s printmaking area present the exhibition Derek Cracco: Love Songs, February 3-14, 2014, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, Woods Hall. Derek Cracco will lecture on his work Monday, February 17 at 3:30 pm, in Garland 208. This show draws on several bodies of work including From Here to

Raudelunas Exposition 2013

RAUDELUNAS ART COLLECTIVE REUNITES ON UA CAMPUS January 7 – February 2, 2013 February 2 – Closing reception, 5–7 p.m. at the UA Ferguson Center Art Gallery followed immediately by a concert at the  Ferguson Center Theatre from 7:30– 9 p.m. Gallery Hours: Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. “Raudelunas was the single

Abstract Expressionist Thornton Willis at the SMGA

THORNTON WILLIS: STRUCTURAL ABSTRACTION features abstract oil paintings that represent art work spanning a decade: lattice paintings, triangle paintings and his latest work. What his art works have in common is the “allover surface plane held in tension, between figure and ground, as an interwoven field,” writes Lance Esplund, arts contributor to the Wall Street Journal. ALUMNI YEARS — Thornton

Lindsay Jones Lindsey’s Fibonacci Spiral

On a recent late September afternoon, a small crew of people could be seen in one corner of Woods Quad hard at work erecting a large but delicate sculpture of stainless steel spirals and curved triangles. The sun had already slipped behind the surrounding buildings by the time they got the structure in place and

The Alabama Biennial

A BRIEF HISTORY AND RESOURCE PAGE An article in the January 19, 2012, CW on one of the Alabama Biennial sculptures encouraged me to post some information on and photos of the respected juried exhibition that “quickly gained a reputation as an important outdoor sculpture exhibition in the South.” http://www.flickr.com/photos/uaart/sets/72157607358107464/ The very first year of the Biennial, 1991, when the