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Darius Hill Fuses Imagery of Rap Music, Pop Art in New Exhibition

In his upcoming exhibition, MFA candidate Darius Hill traces his artistic influences to the iconic imagery of 1970s and 1980s African American pop culture, as well as abstract expressionist, minimalist and pop art paintings created by artists Kenneth Noland, Jasper Johns and Robert Indiana. The exhibition is in partial fulfillment of the Master of Fine Arts

COOL LINE-UP for ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Thursday, October 2, 2014 Outdoor sculpture at the Bamboo Park, Rock n Roll Art at “B SIDE” in  Tuscaloosa and more! ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY OCT 2 reception 5 pm Meredith Knight MFA Exhibition, “The Marrow of It,” Kentuck Bamboo Park, Northport OCT

Fleming’s Bronze Ducks Make Big Splash on UA Campus

Three bronze ducks joined their animal friends at UA’s Child Research and Development Center on Friday, September 19. The Dean of UA’s College of Human Environmental Sciences, Dr. Milla Boschung, unveiled a new sculpture group by renowned artist Frank Fleming in the CRDC’s sculpture garden. Three slightly-larger-than-life bronze ducks are Fleming’s latest creation for the

While Away Your Autumn with West Alabama Art

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Thursday, September 25, 2014 Basket castles in York, upcycled sculpture at the Bamboo Park in Northport, and Kentuck Festival on the horizon! ENDING SOON NOW-SEP 26, Aqua, encaustic paintings by Joni Gruber. DWCAC Arts Council Gallery NOW-SEP 26 Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese

Let Every Day Be “Creative-ly Co-op-erative”

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Thursday, September 18, 2014 Check out Creative Co-op’s OPEN HOUSE today; don’t miss the last days of the Alabama National! TODAY SEP 18 6-9 pm Creative Co-op’s Open House, Woods Hall 206 https://www.facebook.com/events/1470741259867138/ SEP 18, 2014 5:30-7:30 pm Tuscaloosa Museum of Art, Art

Weekend Arts Festivals in Fayette and Camden

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Thursday, September 11, 2014 West Alabama is hopping with art! Next week is Creative Co-op’s Open House. ONGOING & UPCOMING EVENTS (in order of ending date) NOW-SEP 12 Book Arts Exhibition @ PaperWorkers Local: https://www.facebook.com/events/418115481662145/ SEP 12-13 Wilcox ArtWorks Quilt Walk, Camden,

The Marrow of It – Meredith Randall Knight MFA Exhibition

The Marrow of It – Meredith Randall Knight MFA Exhibition, The University of Alabama October 2, 2014 through 2015, Bamboost Park at Kentuck Park, Northport Reception: October 2, 2014, 5:00 pm MFA candidate Meredith Randall Knight will present her master of fine arts thesis exhibition, The Marrow of It, at Bamboost Park, 3495 5th St., Northport, opening October

UA Creates Art for Children’s Hospital

OCT 2014 UPDATE: We just got the final tally for the NUCOR-Children’s of Alabama Charity Classic! “Pretty awesome,” commented Professor Craig Wedderspoon. “The four pieces together made $41,000 for the hospital!” The break down: Meredith Randall Knight’s Tee Off brought $6,000. Kelly Shannon’s “golf ball” sculpture was auctioned for $9,000; Eric Nubbe’s steel model of Children’s Hospital claimed $11,000; and

Caleb O’Connor to Sculpt On Campus

Wondering what that large chunk of rock is in front of the department’s foundry? This fall, artist Caleb O’Connor will be hacking away at that beautiful piece of Sylacauga marble. UPDATE! The Sylacauga rock is taking shape and Mrs Karen Brooks was selected President Pro Tempore of the University of Alabama Board of Trustees, to