Everyone is cordially invited to two receptions in our two Woods Quad art galleries, Thursday, September 4, 2014, from 6-8 p.m., presented by the UA Department of Art and Art History.  The Sella-Granata Art Gallery hosts our inaugural Alabama National Juried Art Exhibition in Woods Hall, and the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art hosts its first exhibition of the

Juror announces artists for 2014 Alabama National

TUSCALOOSA ––  Robert Sherer, juror for the first annual Alabama National Juried Art Exhibition, has announced the artists accepted into the show that opens August 25, 2014. Douglas Barrett (AL), Lindy Blosser (GA), David Bogus (TX), Gary Chapman (AL), Anathbandhu Chaudhuri (AL), Joanne Fogle (AL), Benny Fountain (TX), Karen Graffeo (AL), Kristina Hamm (GA), Carolyn Harwood (AL),

Last Art Night of the summer!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Spend the last days of summer exploring art around West Alabama… ——————— ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY AUG 7 Art Night at Kentuck: TEMP Gallery exhibition We Were Here by artist Hollie Chastain, | ENDING SOON! NOW-AUG 8

Hannah Brown’s exhibition today; next week is Art Night!

ART Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Friday, August 1, 2014. Enjoy our refreshing “fall preview” with a stroll through the galleries of west Alabama! ——————— OPENING TONIGHT AUG 1 Reception 5-8pm “Caught in a Web” – watercolors by Hannah Brown, Arts Council Gallery DWCAC, ENDING SOON NOW-AUG

Two sculptors’ work interacts at the Cultural Arts Center

Now on exhibit in The University of Alabama Gallery in Tuscaloosa’s Cultural Arts Center is a show combining the sculptures of a professor and student, a mentor and fledging artist. UA Sculpture: Virginia Eckinger and Craig Wedderspoon will be on display at the gallery through July 31. They have never exhibited in a two-person show until Wedderspoon suggested

Faculty Exhibitions, Presentations & Publications

Craig Wedderspoon’s sculpture installation, Cathy Pagani recently spoke on Late Imperial Chinese clocks at the symposium, “Behind the Vermillion Walls: Courtly Life in the Forbidden City” at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Pete Schulte’s solo show in February, Between Moth and Flame, in the Whitespec space at White Space Gallery in Atlanta got a thoughtful review in Arts Atlanta art blog.

Alabama National – a juried art competition

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History presents the first annual Alabama National, a fine art juried competition open to all artists 18 years or older. The prospectus is here. The Exhibition: The Alabama National exhibition will be held August 25 – September 19, 2014, in The University of Alabama’s Sella-Granata Art Gallery, in historic Woods

Art History Major Pursues Career in Historic Preservation

By taking courses in architectural history, art history major Mary Turney discovers an unexpected career path. When senior art history major Mary Turney took architectural history courses from both Associate Professor Emeritus Robert Mellown and Assistant Professor Rachel Stephens, Turney realized she loved the subject and decided she wanted to get work experience in the

Back in the Saddle: Spring Art Roundup

ART Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Plan your Spring with this HUGE LINEUP of art events in West Alabama all the way to B’ham! ——————— TODAY APR 2 Artist Talk: Mark Callahan, 4:30pm, Maxwell Hall, UA APR 2 Artist Talk: Katherine Bradford, 7pm, Smith