Photography

An Exhibition of Gravity: Taking Art Seriously

Exhibition:  Gravity: Ausharea Adams, Tanika Powers and Haylee Walker BFA Exhibition Dates:          February 24-March 9, 2016 Where:        The University of Alabama, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 109 Woods Hall Reception:  Thursday, March 3, 5-7 p.m., Sella-Granata Art Gallery Three seniors take their next step toward the professional degree in art with this culminating Bachelor of

Drive Thru: Jiaqi Pan Postbaccalaureate Exhibition

Exhibition:    Drive Thru: Jiaqi Pan Postbaccalaureate Exhibition Dates:             February 1-12, 2016 Where:           The University of Alabama, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 109 Woods Hall Reception:    Thursday, February 4, 5-7 p.m., Sella-Granata Art Gallery The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present Jiaqi Pan’s postbaccalaureate exhibition, Drive Thru, February

Advanced Photo Students Design Reality on Woods Quad

Last spring Associate Professor This fall, the current advanced class (ART 319/418/518/618) put together a photo shoot in Woods Quad. The theme was a “Clash of Eras,” depicting a 1950s-era couple on a picnic in period garb, enjoying the latest in current technology. This project required problem solving and creative solutions on many levels. This

Wayne Sides: Collecting Four Decades of Photos – Part One

More and more artists are undertaking projects to record, display, catalog and/or store their artwork, both digital-born and material. In this semi-regular series, we are featuring some of our UA art community who are, to find out more about how they approach it and what their experiences are along the way. If YOU have begun a project

ARTIST LECTURE: Documentation in Light, Color and Sound with Sophie Lvoff

The UA Department of Art and Art History and The Summersell Center for the Study of the South invite you to an artist lecture with Sophie Lvoff. Lvoff will speak in Gorgas Library 205, Thursday, November 5 at 7:00 p.m. Sophie Lvoff is a photographer and independent curator. Her work has been exhibited in New York, Cape Town, Villeurbanne, Fés,

Photo Students in ART 428 Bring History to Life at the Gorgas House Museum

In April, Assistant Professor of Art Chris Jordan’s students in Advanced Digital Photography class (Art 428) made history come alive. Students Brian Burkhard, Dana Cottone, Caroline Godwin, Chi Pan and Yanbing Wu created and photographed historically accurate scenes in UA’s Gorgas House Museum as a course assignment. They worked with museum director Lydia Ellington and Theatre and Dance

UA Art Grad Student’s Photography Chosen for National Juried Exhibitions

Two photographic works by UA graduate student in photography Sarah Austin were accepted into the 2015 SPE Combined Caucus Juried Exhibition at the Society of Photographic Education Conference, Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, March 12 – April 5, 2015. The jurors were Deborah Willis, acclaimed artist and chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging

Forty Years of Proof Sheets

Former Students Thank Professor Gay Burke [From The Loupe – Spring 2013] — On NPR recently, 20-somethings were waxing nostalgic for “old-fashioned” film cameras, a technology they associate with an “earlier era.” But they may not feel so old-fashioned to UA photography alumni. We asked some of them to tell us about the professor who

Gay Burke and Art Photography in Alabama

A good part of the spring 2013 issue of The Loupe was given over to the alumni of Professor Gay Burke’s photography classes. Many of Burke’s old students sent us reminiscences and thank-yous to a teacher who, for forty years, has given her students so much. One of the contributions was this essay by current UNA professor of art