Photomontage Innovator to Exhibit on UA Campus

Tuscaloosa. — The The exhibition by the acclaimed innovator of the technique of photomontage features 58 photographs from the artist’s work produced from 2014 to 2017. These black-and-white photographs are inspired by Uelsmann’s friendship with European art history scholar, Dr. Moa Petersen, who is writing his biography. Uelsmann’s photographic process has changed little in the

Teaching Legacy Passed to Next Generation

Two former students of the late Professor Gay Burke’s have extended her legacy of photography education to the next generation. Andy Meadows (MFA 1994) founded the Booker T. Washington Magnet School Photography program in 1995 at the then Carver Creative and Performing Arts School in Montgomery. Meadows now works as Arts Education Specialist for the Alabama

Gay Burke Memorial Fellowship in Photographic Arts

The Alabama State Council on the Arts announces the creation of the Gay Burke Memorial Fellowship in Photographic Arts for individual artists living in Alabama. Applications are open January 2 through March 1, 2019. Apply online at Over four decades, photographer and professor of art Gay Burke developed a distinguished art photography program in The

UA Faculty Finalist for National Photography Award

Associate Professor The Clarence John Laughlin Award was created to support the work of photographers who use the medium as a means of creative expression. It honors the life and work of Clarence John Laughlin (1905-1985), a New Orleans photographer best known for his surrealist images of the American South. The Award grants one $5000 prize

UA Alumna’s Work at Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Photographs by Celestia “Cookie” Morgan (MFA 2017, photography) are included in the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s current exhibition “New Southern Photography,” curated by Richard McCabe up through March 2019. The show was written about in the New York Times‘ “Lens” blog and featured one of Morgan’s photographs. Morgan’s work was also featured in the 2017 exhibition, Contemporary Alabama Photography, at the

BFA Exhibitions: Caroline Japal and Candace von Hoffman

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present two Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibitions, November 19-29, 2018. Youth Expressions by Caroline Japal, and Sensory Notions by Candace von Hoffman, will be held in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. The public is invited to a reception for the artists in the gallery Tuesday, Nov.

Acclaimed Photographer Memorialized in Exhibit

The Mother of Alabama Art Photography: Gay A. Burke Exhibition: October 5 – 26, 2018 Opening reception and reunion: October 5, 2018, 5:00-8:00 p.m. (First Friday) The Arts Council Gallery, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center 620 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa, Alabama In many ways, Gay Burke is responsible for bringing art photography to Alabama and raising the

Photography Students of Gay Burke Honor Her Legacy

Butterfly Effect: Honoring the Legacy of Gay Burke October 5-26, 2018 Reception: Friday, October 5, 5–8 p.m. The exhibition Butterfly Effect: Honoring the Legacy of Gay Burke features the work of more than 20 artists who studied under Professor Gay Burke over the course of Burke’s 42-year career teaching photography in the Department of Art and Art History

Two Exhibitions In Memory of Professor Gay Burke

Over four decades, photographer and photography program in The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History, all the while creating her own artwork. Burke died May 1, 2017. For the month of October, two exhibitions, of Burke’s work and the work of her students, will be on display in the Dinah Washington Cultural