Celestia Morgan Named Assistant Professor of Photography at UA

Celestia Morgan has been appointed assistant professor of art in The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History. She will begin the new position on August 16, 2022, teaching courses in digital and film photography. Morgan has served as a postdoctoral research associate in the College of Arts and Sciences since the fall

Alumna Interviews Former Photo Professor for Online Publication

Photographer and UA alumna Alayna N. Pernell interviewed her former teacher and mentor, UA assistant professor Allison Grant, for Lenscratch‘s ongoing “Photographers on Photographers” series. Lenscratch is an online publication that explores and celebrates contemporary fine art photography and photographic artists. Pernell, who was named to Lenscratch’s 2021 Top 26 to Watch, was asked by

UA Professor Part of 3-Artist Panel on Contemporary Photo

Assistant Professor Allison Grant will participate in an online panel conversation, “Photographic World-Building: Aimée Beaubien, Allison Grant, and Guanyu Xu,” on June 25 at 1:00 pm Central, 11 am Pacific Time, hosted by SF Camerawork in San Francisco. Registration is required. Grant said that she will be speaking about her project Unsoiled alongside SF Camerawork’s

UA Alumna’s Photography Showcased by Mental Health Advocacy Project

UA alumna Alayna Pernell’s photographic work has been recognized by the Too Tired Project (TTP), a national nonprofit arts organization advancing mental health advocacy through photography. Pernell’s work was selected by TTP’s executive director, acclaimed photographer Kelly Burgess, and featured on the pages of, a blog that explores and celebrates contemporary fine art photography

Celestia Morgan: Disparities at the Paul R. Jones Museum

The Paul R. Jones Museum is proud to present a solo exhibition, Celestia Morgan: Disparities, March 4 – May 20, 2022. The museum will host a reception for the artist on Friday, April 1 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., during downtown Tuscaloosa’s First Friday festivities. What does it mean in our society, one of the

Photo Professor Selected for 2022 Silver List

Assistant Professor Allison Grant is one of 47 early-career photographers selected for inclusion on the 2022 Silver List, compiled from the suggestions of over 125 nonprofit photography curators, scholars, publishers and critics and arranged randomly. The Silver List is a partnership between Silver Eye Center for Photography, The Black List and Carnegie Mellon University. Ten

Photo Exhibition Features Insight into Meditative Practice

Harrison Galleries in Tuscaloosa will host a solo exhibition of photography by Associate Professor Christopher Jordan opening Friday, November 5, 2021. The public is invited for a First Friday opening reception from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The exhibition will run through November 30. Masks and vaccinations are strongly encouraged. The works on display are from

Art & Art History September Faculty Accolades 2021

Assistant Professor Bryce Speed has a solo exhibition, Imagination and Crisis: New Paintings by Bryce Speed at the Creative Arts Gallery in the College of the Redwoods, Eureka, California, August 30-October 14, 2021. Postdoctoral Research Fellow Celestia Morgan’s photographic work from Redline is part of a three-person exhibition, Distances, at the Alabama Contemporary Art Center