Student News

Top Art Students Exhibit Work for Scholarship Competition

The department of art and art history is pleased to present our Annual Scholarship Exhibition, February 3-21, 2020, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 109 Woods Hall.  The exhibition will feature some of the most diverse and creative work by returning studio art majors vying for scholarships in the department. The media areas of ceramics, digital

Graduate Student in Printmaking Juried into National Shows

In January, graduate student Sarah Dittmann’s mixed media work, Shell Collecting #2, was juried into the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance’s Pulling Prints exhibition in Narrowsburg, N.Y. The show will be up from February 8 through March 14, 2020, in DVAA’s Loft Gallery. In November 2019, the work was juried into Light Space & Time Online

Research at UA Wins Over Art History Student

“UA has some of the best research opportunities for undergraduates,” Nadia DelMedico declared confidently in a recent interview. And she should know. DelMedico is a graduate student in art history at UA now, and research, particularly computer-based, has been her guiding light since high school. Research was the reason she came to UA. Before she

Art History Class Treated to Exhibit Tour by Museum Curator

This fall, Dr. Rachel Stephens took her graduate seminar students in American Portraiture (ARH 577) on a field trip to the Birmingham Museum of Art. The class visited the exhibition Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now, organized by the National Portrait Gallery, and were treated to a tour by BMA Curator of American Art Dr.

Sella-Granata Gallery Prepares for New Exhibition Year

The Sella-Granata Art Gallery will be closed from January 8-26, 2020, for repairs and gallery assistant training. Our next show, the Annual Scholarship Exhibition, will open on February 3, 2020 and feature artwork by returning studio art majors who have applied for scholarships in the department. Here’s a selection of images from last year’s show. The

BFA Majors Take Giant Step Toward Professional Degree

Six Bachelor of Fine Arts majors will soon be a little closer to earning their professional degree in art. The public is invited to attend artist statement presentations by six Bachelor of Fine Arts majors on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. in Garland Hall 208. Seniors Lucy Cook, Natalie Cox, Alyssa Hochstetler, Ringo

Graduate Student Explores Mexican-American Identity Through Art

Graduate student Juan M. Lopez-Bautista presents an exhibition of his paintings, titled Borderlands/Zonas Fronterizas, Nov. 7, 2019-Jan. 15, 2020 in the Martin-Lett Gallery of Art in the Oxford Performing Arts Center, Oxford, Ala. There will be an opening reception, Thursday, Nov. 7 at 5:30 pm. Lopez-Bautista said, “This painting show continues with my quest for

Senior Art Majors Present Life As They See It

The UA Department of Art and Art History is proud to present Graduating Senior Exhibition, November 11-28, 2019, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. The public is invited to a reception for the artists Wednesday, November 13, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Graduating Senior Exhibition features the art of three senior UA artists, Natalie Cox, Charlie

Students Highlight Cultural Impact of Immigration in Exhibition

The Paul R. Jones Museum is proud to present “Public Charge”: Diasporic Immigrant Artists, November 1-December 13, 2019. A closing reception will be held on First Friday, December 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. “Public Charge” features works by Latin and Caribbean artists from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, curated by Dr.