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Ceramics Professor Pushes New Materials into Traditional Clay

A new international exhibition, Clay+, proposed and juried by Assistant Professor Wade MacDonald, opens on August 6 at the Clay Center of New Orleans. The show will run from August 6 through September 18, 2021. Clay+ features fourteen ceramicists selected by MacDonald who use clay in conjunction with other materials in their respective practices. Although

Fellowship Recipient Travels to Chicago for Art History Research

This summer, Dr. Wendy Castenell has been in Chicago researching her latest book project at the Newberry Library and she sent us some photos! Castenell, assistant professor of African American art, won a Short-Term Fellowship from the Newberry Library, sponsored by the Morrison Shearer Foundation. The fellowship supports Dr. Castenell’s research on the Chicago photographer

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. Marshall is interested in how everyday experiences are constructed and recorded in the human mind. Her work explores the links

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