Research

Art and Art History Interns Help Preserve Joe Minter’s African Village in America

This summer, five UA Department of Art and Art History interns spent four weeks cataloging the work of Birmingham artist Joe Minter as part of a project to document work by the artist, support the work’s preservation and make it accessible to the public. Three undergrads from historically black institutions, a Tuscaloosa native and Shelton

Art & Art History April Faculty Accolades 2022

Wade MacDonald, assistant professor of ceramics, was accepted to a one-month artist residency at Zentrum für Keramik, the Center for Ceramics, in Berlin, Germany, for the month of May. MacDonald had work selected for Say Something: Tactile Voices in Clay, the annual national juried exhibition held by Saratoga Clay Arts Center in Schuylerville, New York.

UA Faculty Showcase Latest Research in Studio Art

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is proud to present the 2022 Faculty Biennial Exhibition, which opens Thursday, February 3 with an artists’ reception from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition will run through March 11. Every two years, UA studio art faculty exhibit their ongoing research in art in a

UA Art Historian Advises Polygon Game Reviewer

Are you thinking that studying medieval architecture might put too many limits on your career choices? Check out the unique way that Dr. Jennifer Feltman is using her scholarly expertise! This video (embedded below) is an unusually exciting analysis of the accuracy of the video game Assassin’s Creed Unity by Simone de Rochefort, Senior Video

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

As Notre Dame is Secured, UA Art Historian Researches On-Site

Just a little more than two years since the devastating fire of April 2019, UA’s Dr. Jennifer M. Feltman, assistant professor of art history, was able to visit the Cathedral of Notre Dame to begin her hands-on research, which will contribute to the restoration of the historic building. On September 18, 2021, just a few

Artist, Historian, Climate Scientist and Local Environmental Activist to Speak at UA

As part of the exhibition project, Dangerous Landscapes, a panel discussion titled “An Uncertain Climate: Alabama in the Age of Climate Change” will take place on September 21, 2021, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the Camellia Room on the 2nd floor of Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive, on UA campus. Face coverings must be

NEA Grant Awarded to Art and History Professors for Joint Arts Project

Assistant Professor Jamey Grimes, CARI Fellow, and Dr. Julia Brock, CARI Fellow and assistant professor of history, have been awarded a National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) Our Town grant for their project, Flow Tuscaloosa, the Collaborative Arts Research Initiative (CARI) announced on their website. Flow Tuscaloosa recognizes the successful restoration of Hurricane Creek, a Tuscaloosa

Video Features ‘Dangerous Landscapes’ at the UA Gallery

Check out the video of the new exhibition in the UA Gallery downtown! Dangerous Landscapes: Legacies of Nineteenth-Century Progress in the Age of Climate Change will be up through September 24, 2021, with a First Friday reception on September 3, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Photos of chemical and fossil fuel industries in West Alabama