‘Nervous Energy’ Selected for Online Juried Exhibition

A painting by UA graduate student Ashlee René Thompson, Nervous Energy, was accepted into the open-themed juried exhibition of the In Art Gallery in June. Thompson‘s work in acrylic painting and mixed media addresses the social stigma of mental illness. Through her representation of “personal neuro-imagery, neuropsychology, psychopathology, and the relationship between personal memory, experience,

UA Art Student, Alumni Selected for New Tennessee Valley Juried Exhibition

UA art alumni Zack Underwood (BFA 2007), Jude Anogwih (MFA 2020) and current graduate student Ashlee René Thompson had artworks selected for a new national juried exhibition in Tuscumbia, Alabama.  The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art has announced the artists who have been selected to show work in Emergence. The exhibition runs from June 1 to

UA Awards Studio and Art History Degrees in 2020-21

The academic year 2020-2021 has been challenging, to say the least, and we’re proud of our graduates for pushing through to earn their degrees. We wish them all the best as they move into the next part of their life journey. Degrees are cumulative over summer and fall 2020, and spring 2021. Bachelor of Arts,

Students, Alumna and Faculty Juried in Montgomery Art Guild Show

UPDATE! Congratulations to Ryan Akers, whose painting, Penteco$t, was selected for the Director’s Award in the Guild exhibition. UA Department of Art & Art History students and alumna have been juried into the biennial 44th Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition, which runs May 22-August 15, 2021, at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. Current graduate

Graduate Student Included in National Painting Publication

Graduate student in painting Dr. Juan Lopez-Bautista has had two paintings published in the juried artist book Studio Visit, vol. 47, 2020. Produced by the publishers of the magazine New American Paintings, Studio Visit selects artworks by jury and introduces new and emerging artists to the art world. Dr. Lopez-Bautista’s work explores his Mexican-American identity

Graduate Student Awarded Best of Show in Juried Exhibition

Zoe Fitch’s paintings, Domestic Female on View and Extension of Her Hand, were accepted in the international juried exhibition, Non-Traditional, at The In Art Gallery. Fitch’s painting Domestic Female on View won Best of Show, selected by juror Jessica Lynn Hunt. The online exhibition will be up from now through May 5, 2021. Fitch’s Master of

BFA Seniors Take Next Step to Graduation

The University of Alabama’s department of art and art history is proud to present the 2021 Senior BFA Thesis Exhibition, April 14-20, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. In this exhibition, seven seniors present their final thesis work in order to fulfill the requirements of the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The BFA is the professional

Students Creating, Curating Is Focus of SMGA Shows

14 SELECT(IONS), featuring works from the SMGA’s Permanent Collection, is one of two student-focused exhibitions on display in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art from March 22 to May 7. 14 SELECT(IONS) was curated by 14 graduate students who selected works from the historic collection as part of Craig Wedderspoon’s Graduate Critiques course. The second

Southern Female Roles Subject of MA Thesis Exhibition

The University of Alabama department of art and art history is proud to present the Master of Arts thesis exhibition of Zoe Fitch in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art. It’s Canning Season will run from March 22 to May 7, 2021. Preview the exhibition on Using the mediums of painting, clay, collage and