Art Grad Student Leads Exhibition Team at Transportation Museum

Ashlee René Thompson, an MFA candidate in painting set to graduate in May 2022, is also working on her museum studies certificate while at UA. As part of the certificate requirements, Thompson took a course in museum education and exhibits with Dr. Alexander Benitez, then director of Moundville Archaeological Park. For a semester-long project, the

Damnable Tales: Zoe Fitch MFA Exhibition

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History presents Damnable Tales, the Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition of Zoe Fitch, March 4-28, 2022, in Harrison Galleries in downtown Tuscaloosa. An opening reception for the artist will be held on March 4, during First Friday festivities, from 6-9 pm. Using the mediums of

Grad Student Work Juried into Inaugural Print Biennial

Grad student Zoe Fitch had a painting selected for the Paducah School of Art and Design’s International Juried Print Biennial. It is the West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s first annual show, with a reception on March 7, 2022. The show runs through April 14 in the Bill Ford Gallery in Paducah, Kentucky. A video

BFA Grad Takes MBA Route to Reach Her Dream Goal

Recent grad Alyssa Hochstetler, who earned a BFA in 2020, concentrating in painting and digital media, is now finishing up an MBA that focuses on marketing, and she’s looking toward a future in art. She is in the Create Path to the MBA program, studying strategic management and marketing. She also works in the Paul

BFA Major Awarded International Art Scholarship

BFA senior Jocelyn Licwinko was awarded a scholarship grant for almost $12,000 (15,000 Canadian dollars) from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation. Licwinko is earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degee in studio art with concentrations in painting and printmaking and a minor in German. The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, based in Canada, has awarded funds to more

UA Grad Students Accepted to Louisiana Museum Juried Show

Third-year graduate students Zoe Fitch and Ashlee René Thompson both had work accepted to the 59th Annual Juried Competition at the Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, Louisiana. The works will be on exhibit February 24 – May 7, 2022. A reception on Thursday, March 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m., will include an awards ceremony and a