Sarah Moody Gallery of Art

Windgate Fellows Collaborate, Combine, Create

2013 Windgate Fellows Exhibition  WHERE:          Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, 103 Garland Hall, UA campus WHEN:            April 11 – May 24, 2013 RECEPTION:  April 18, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., in the SMGA (This is the new date.) This third biennial exhibition features the work of ten

Abstract Expressionist Thornton Willis at the SMGA

THORNTON WILLIS: STRUCTURAL ABSTRACTION features abstract oil paintings that represent art work spanning a decade: lattice paintings, triangle paintings and his latest work. What his art works have in common is the “allover surface plane held in tension, between figure and ground, as an interwoven field,” writes Lance Esplund, arts contributor to the Wall Street Journal. ALUMNI YEARS — Thornton

Exhibition Brings Back Alumni Memories of the Civil Rights Era

Reprinted from the spring/summer 2012 issue of  The Loupe Two paintings by the renowned artist Lee Krasner (1908 – 1984) were part of the recent exhibition, Commingling Contemporary: Selections from the Permanent Collection, in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art. The show also included an oil on paper painting by former UA art professor and nationally

The Alabama Biennial

A BRIEF HISTORY AND RESOURCE PAGE An article in the January 19, 2012, CW on one of the Alabama Biennial sculptures encouraged me to post some information on and photos of the respected juried exhibition that “quickly gained a reputation as an important outdoor sculpture exhibition in the South.” http://www.flickr.com/photos/uaart/sets/72157607358107464/ The very first year of the Biennial, 1991, when the

Art Alumnus Gives Back

WILLIAM HALL, BFA 1973, continues to build his legacy of “making art available to Alabama students and citizens,” according to William T. Dooley, director of the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, through donations to the gallery’s Permanent Collection. Dooley described the print by Jim Dine given by Hall enthusiastically: “Its rich surfaces and the content