Paul R. Jones Museum

Student-curated Exhibition Showcases Artists of Color

University of Alabama students under the direction of Assistant Professor Wendy Castenell have curated an exhibition for the Paul R. Jones Museum titled Color by Color, opening May 4 with a First Friday reception in the downtown museum from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The exhibition runs through June 29. In the exhibition text greeting

Printmaking Students Create “Eclectic” Art Exhibit at the Paul Jones Museum

The public is invited to a First Friday reception honoring intermediate printmaking students and their exhibition at the Paul R. Jones Museum, 2308 Sixth Street, Tuscaloosa on Friday, November 3 from 5:30-7:30 pm. “Eclectic Way” is the culmination of a semester-long research project by intermediate printmaking students working under Associate Professor Sarah Marshall. After visiting the Paul R.

Artist Lecture: George Hunt

Memphis-based artist George Hunt will offer a lecture on his prolific career on Tuesday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in Gorgas Library 205. Hunt is one of the artists featured in the Paul R. Jones Gallery’s current exhibition, Freedom?, through April 28.  For more information contact Stacy Morgan, smorgan@ua.edu, (205) 534-3882. UA Event calendar page:

Black is Beautiful Exhibition Places “People of Color at Center Stage”

“In a world dominated by white protagonists, we’re placing people of color at center stage,” said Tanesha Childs, a senior majoring in photography. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (from UA’s College of Arts & Sciences)  — University of Alabama students have curated an art exhibition that responds to stereotypical portrayals of African-Americans. The exhibit, titled “Black is Beautiful,” opens

Cassandra Speaks to the University

Bill Dooley, associate professor of art and director of the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art and Emily Bibb, collections manager for The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama, spent a few hours one afternoon recently hanging a new art work, Cassandra by Benjamin Smith, in the foyer of Morgan Hall.     An unusual example of a

UA Art Faculty Artwork Acquired for Paul R. Jones Collection

A pencil and organic ink work by William Dooley, associate professor of art and director of UA’s Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, has been added to the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art. Dooley’s artwork will be included in the exhibition, “Lately: Recent Acquisitions to the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art,” on display through August

Lucy Curzon Introduces Schoolchildren to Art in the Paul Jones Collection

In October 2014, Lucy Curzon, director of education and outreach for the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at UA, spoke to students from Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary and Westlawn Middle schools at the Paul Jones Gallery in Tuscaloosa as part of the gallery’s inaugural K-12 Fellows program. After a ribbon-cutting by College of Arts