Research

Art Historian Leads New Diversity Group at Nineteenth-Century Studies Association

Dr. Wendy Castenell, assistant professor of art history, was re-elected for a second three-year term to the Board of Directors of the Nineteenth-Century Studies Association (NCSA). At the NCSA conference, she co-chaired a roundtable on “Race and Pedagogy” and served as a panelist on the roundtable, “Identity, Diversity, and the Academy,” organized by NCSA’s new

UA Ceramics Professor to Exhibit at Auburn

Assistant Professor Wade MacDonald has a solo exhibition opening at the Biggin Gallery at Auburn University on April 26, 2021. The exhibition features a new series of six mixed-media wall pieces and a series of six mixed-media sculptures; a wall mural with integrated sculptural ceramic components; additional works from 2017-present; and a wall work comprised

UA Professor’s Work Juried into National Print Exhibition

Associate Professor of Art Sarah Marshall‘s new fabric work, Past Crimes, was juried into the 27th Parkside National Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, by juror John Hitchcock, professor of art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Marshall’s work has been included in numerous national and international juried exhibitions and her work has been the subject

Digital Humanities Seminar on the Usage of Getty Vocabularies

Jonathan Ward, Senior Editor of the Getty Vocabulary Program, will present “The Getty Vocabularies: Access to Art History and Visual Culture Studies Through Multilingual Thesauri,” virtually on Wed., March 31, 2021, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm (CDT) The presentation will introduce the Getty Vocabularies, a group of structured thesauri used by institutions and catalogers across

Graduate Students Curate SMGA Permanent Collection Show

The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art and the department of art and art history are pleased to present the student-curated exhibition, 14 SELECT(IONS), from March 22 through May 7, 2021, in the two front rooms of the gallery. Students in Professor Craig Wedderspoon’s ART 525 and 625 Graduate Critiques course – Ryan Ackers, Sarah Dittmann,

Sound Artist’s Visual Work Selected for National Exhibitions

Works from “A Work of Art for Every Entry in Index—Subjects—Library of Congress” by Holland Hopson have been juried into Art Now America: National Juried Exhibition in Slocumb Galleries of East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, juried by Mike Calway-Fagen; and selected for Reality Shift, a Mid-America College Art Association (MACAA) online exhibition curated

UA Art Historians Host National Graduate Student Symposium

Graduate students from colleges and universities around the United States will participate in the 26th Annual Graduate Student Symposium, via Zoom, February 26, 2021. Students from the University of Chicago, Florida State University, University of Georgia, University of Houston, and Tulane University, as well as the hosting schools, The University of Alabama and the University

26th Annual Graduate Symposium in Art History

The University of Alabama and UAB Joint Program for the MA in Art History 26th Annual Graduate Symposium in Art History Friday, February 26, 2021 Online via Zoom (All times CST) This page details the schedule for the symposium. Welcome Lucy Curzon, Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor, University of Alabama 9:30-9:50 AM 9:50-10:00 AM

Art & Art History Accolades – January 2021

A book chapter by Dr. Cathy Pagani, professor of art history, “Chinese Material Culture and British Perceptions of China in the Mid-nineteenth Century” originally published in Colonialism and the Object: Empire, Material Culture and the Museum, has been selected for inclusion on the forthcoming digital platform, Routledge Historical Resources: 19th Century Empire. Dr. Jennifer Feltman, assistant professor of art history,