Student News

Graduate Student Included in National Painting Publication

Graduate student in painting Dr. Juan Lopez-Bautista has had two paintings published in the juried artist book Studio Visit, vol. 47, 2020. Produced by the publishers of the magazine New American Paintings, Studio Visit selects artworks by jury and introduces new and emerging artists to the art world. Dr. Lopez-Bautista’s work explores his Mexican-American identity

$110,000 in Art & Art History Scholarships Awarded on Honors Day

The UA Department of Art and Art History is proud to announce our scholarship award recipients for the upcoming academic year, 2021-2022. Graduates, undergraduates and incoming freshmen in studio art and art history were awarded a total of $110,000 in scholarships, thanks to our generous donors. Our Scholarship Recipients The William Garnet Anderson Endowed Scholarship

Graduate Student Awarded Best of Show in Juried Exhibition

Zoe Fitch’s paintings, Domestic Female on View and Extension of Her Hand, were accepted in the international juried exhibition, Non-Traditional, at The In Art Gallery. Fitch’s painting Domestic Female on View won Best of Show, selected by juror Jessica Lynn Hunt. The online exhibition will be up from now through May 5, 2021. Fitch’s Master of

Student Art Historians Present Research at URCA 2021 Conference

UA student art historians presented research at The University of Alabama’s 14th annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference (URCA) at the Paul W. Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa on March 31, 2021. This year’s participants had an option to present in person or via video. Junior Aidan Miles-Jamison, who double-majors in art history and

BFA Seniors Take Next Step to Graduation

The University of Alabama’s department of art and art history is proud to present the 2021 Senior BFA Thesis Exhibition, April 14-20, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. In this exhibition, seven seniors present their final thesis work in order to fulfill the requirements of the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The BFA is the professional

Students Creating, Curating Is Focus of SMGA Shows

14 SELECT(IONS), featuring works from the SMGA’s Permanent Collection, is one of two student-focused exhibitions on display in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art from March 22 to May 7. 14 SELECT(IONS) was curated by 14 graduate students who selected works from the historic collection as part of Craig Wedderspoon’s Graduate Critiques course. The second