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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

Rebirth at Bryce

Greek Goddess Gets a Makeover For more than a century, a classically-robed goddess greeted newcomers to the place most recently named Bryce Hospital, promising all who entered youth and health as she poured real water from a ewer she held overhead. Now, Bryce Hospital has moved to its new location at the old Partlow State

Visiting an 11th-century church inspires student’s research.

Even though Lauren Eich just graduated from UA with a BA in art history, she is still hard at work researching the medieval architecture she loves. Last fall Lauren Eich (BA ARH 2014) took Dr. Tanja Jones’ Late Medieval Art History course and took on the research topic of the Abbey Church of St. Etienne in

Alabama National featured art work

Images of the selected art work by artists in the inaugural Alabama National Juried Art Exhibition appear here. The work was chosen by internationally known artist Robert Sherer for the show in UA’s Sella-Granata Art Gallery August 25 through September 19, 2014. A reception will be held on Art Night, Thursday, September 4, from 6-8 pm. The

Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese Printmakers

What: Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese Printmakers Reception date: Thursday, September 4, 2014, 6-8 pm When: August 28 – Sept. 26, 2014 Where: Sarah Moody Gallery of Art In our inaugural fall exhibition, Redefining the Multiple, 13 Japanese artists interpret printmaking in a wide range of methods. The exhibition features digital technology in three-dimensional modeling and image

UA art instructors and student create new art space in Northport

The Grocery – founded by Anne Herbert (MFA 2013 and full-time instructor), Virginia Eckinger (MFA 2014), and Claire Lewis Evans (MFA candidate) – opens its doors on Art Night, September 4. This new artist-run studio, exhibit, and performance space emanates creative vibes from 900 Main Avenue in Northport, Alabama. The artists are now reviewing proposals

Woods Quad Sculpture Garden dedicated

A dedication ceremony for the Woods Quad Sculpture Garden was held Friday, August 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the north steps of Clark Hall, overlooking the historic quadrangle. Associate Professor Craig Wedderspoon gave a brief presentation on Woods Quad’s most recent changes and the sculptures featured within it. For more information, read The College of

Wegrzynowski juried into “No Dead Artists” in NOLA

Five paintings by Tom Wegrzynowski are part of the 18th Annual No Dead Artists International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art in New Orleans. The exhibition runs from August 27 to September 27 with an opening reception on Saturday, August 30 from 6 to 9 pm. Click here to view images of a recent exhibition of Wegrzynowski’s work on UA campus. Wegrzynowski received his MFA