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Graduate Student Explores Mexican-American Identity Through Art

Graduate student Juan M. Lopez-Bautista presents an exhibition of his paintings, titled Borderlands/Zonas Fronterizas, Nov. 7, 2019-Jan. 15, 2020 in the Martin-Lett Gallery of Art in the Oxford Performing Arts Center, Oxford, Ala. There will be an opening reception, Thursday, Nov. 7 at 5:30 pm. Lopez-Bautista said, “This painting show continues with my quest for

Senior Art Majors Present Life As They See It

The UA Department of Art and Art History is proud to present Graduating Senior Exhibition, November 11-28, 2019, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. The public is invited to a reception for the artists Wednesday, November 13, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Graduating Senior Exhibition features the art of three senior UA artists, Natalie Cox, Charlie

UA Grad Student Wins ISEA ‘Cutting Edge’ Award

Graduate student Jude Anogwih’s mixed media painting, Underneath Downtown, was selected for a Cutting Edge Award in the 27th Annual Juried Art Exhibition hosted by the International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA). The award is one of seven cash awards in the juried competition. The exhibition, which ran in September and October, was held in

Student Spotlight: Ashley Livingston

Senior BFA major and Prattville native Ashley Livingston has taken a lead role at the Sella-Granata Art Gallery this fall. According to Assistant Professor Giang Pham who is in charge of the students who work in the gallery, Livingston has been promoted to lead gallery worker. “Ashley supports the SGAG committee in training fellow student

Adventures in Spain

“A transformation happens when students study abroad. They’re able to see the world in new ways, and the work that they start producing afterwards is always remarkable.” – Professor Jason Guynes Twenty students – 13 studio art or art history majors and seven from other majors – had the time of their lives in May

Five Paintings by Wegrzynowski Featured in New Orleans

Instructor and alumnus Tom Wegrzynowski had five paintings selected for the 23rd Annual No Dead Artists International Juried Exhibition Of Contemporary Art. Julian the Apostate, The Red Planet, D Day, Liberation Day and Death of Caesar are all oils on canvas and were painted between 2017 and 2019. writes that he is interested in how history

UA Artists Help Create Alabama Bicentennial Celebration

“As the Bicentennial approaches it has been obvious that our state’s artists have, throughout the years, been some of our best and most prolific story tellers. Clearly the arts and artists of Alabama will take a high profile position in celebrations statewide.” — Alabama State Council on the Arts Annual Report 2018 UA art and

Not the Usual Lecture Hall: Spain is the Art Students’ Classroom

For the first time in recent memory, students in The University of Alabama’s art and art history department are studying abroad in Spain. For two weeks in May, 20 students will travel throughout the country, from Madrid to Barcelona, touring the famous art collections, sculptures, museums, architecture and buildings of Spain as they’re taught its

Thornton Willis and Vered Lieb Present $985,000 Gift of Art

With his recent gift to the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art’s Permanent Collection, alumnus Thornton Willis’ art has found a home for his artistic legacy to live on through teaching and exhibiting. Willis, considered a second generation abstract expressionist, and his wife, art historian Vered Lieb, gave 27 paintings and two sketchbooks to UA last