Printmaking

Alumna Demos Printmaking Techniques at Shelton State Community College

Recent UA art alumna Sandra Vega (MFA 2022, printmaking) gave a printmaking demonstration for students in the Shelton State Community College Visual Arts Department and judged their end-of-the-semester student art show last week. Vega was invited by Shelton State art instructor Carson Grubaugh, who said, “Students pulled prints from one of Sandra’s woodblocks and then

Exquisite Disorientation: Sarah Marshall at the Wiregrass Museum of Art

In April, Associate Professor Sarah Marshall presents a solo exhibition of hand-dyed fabric works and quilts at the Wiregrass Museum of Art in Dothan, Alabama. The work in Exquisite Disorientation incorporates printmaking techniques such as screenprinting, cyanotype and relief printing on fabric. Like much of Marshall’s complex and recurring iconography, the images are influenced by

UA Art & Art History Outstanding Students Named for 2021-22

The UA Department of Art and Art History is proud to announce the four recipients of our Outstanding Student Awards for academic year 2021-2022, awarded “in recognition of exemplary dedication and commitment to academic achievement,” during Honors Day ceremonies on April 8, 2022. These awards are the department’s most prestigious of the year, given only

UA Art Camp Opens Registration for July Sessions

The University of Alabama Art Camp Registration is now open for the 2022 UA Art Camp! High school students! UA Art Camp offers you the chance to unlock your creative side under the guidance of experienced artists. Spend five days – July 18-22 –  immersing yourself in one of four disciplines – Ceramics, Graphic Design,

MFA Exhibits Explore Class Privilege, Create Social Satire

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History presents the Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibitions of Shivam Pawar and Upneet Kaur Mair, April 7 – 13, 2022, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, Woods Hall, on UA campus. A reception for the artists will be held Thursday, April 7, in the gallery from 4:00 to

Art Faculty, Alumni Show in Paperworkers Local Exhibition

Associate Professor Sarah Marshall and several UA art alumni have work in the Paperworkers Local upcoming Members Show. Alumni Roger Jones (MFA 2012), Michael Merry (BFA 2008) and Joi West (BFA 2017) are also showing their current work as charter members of Birmingham, Alabama’s, printmaking cooperative.The exhibition can be seen during the coop’s regular gallery

Mezzotint Artist Gives Workshop to UA Printmaking Students

Printmaker Jacob Crook visited Associate Professor Sarah Marshall’s print shop to talk about his work and give technical demonstrations. Crook, who is assistant professor of art and printmaking coordinator in the department of art at Mississippi State University, specializes in the mezzotint process, a technique developed in the seventeenth century to create intaglio prints (from

Cielo Azul, Piel Morena: Sandra Vega MFA Exhibition

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History presents the Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition of Sandra Vega, Cielo Azul, Piel Morena, March 24–31, 2022, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, Woods Hall, on UA campus. A reception for the artist will be held Thursday, March 24 in the gallery from 4:00-6:00 pm

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