Student News

More Than $72,000 in Art & Art History Scholarships Awarded

The UA Department of Art and Art History is proud to announce our scholarship recipients for the upcoming academic year. Undergraduates in studio art and art history were awarded a total of $72,950 in scholarships thanks to our generous donors. Art history majors Sophia Ancira – Julie Peake Holaday Memorial Endowed Scholarship Ivy Borden –

UA Awards Art History and Studio Art Degrees

Congratulations to our graduates in art and art history! It’s been an unusual, sometimes difficult, final semester and we wish them all the best as they move into the next part of their life journey. Bachelor of Arts, art history Noah Dasinger, Fabian Hale, Anna Ingram, Sarah Murphree, Tanner Ransdell Bachelor of Arts, studio art

Art History Students Re-Imagine Ukiyo-e Prints in Current Culture

Students in Dr. Doris Sung’s Art of Japan course this spring conducted in-depth research on the original Ukiyo-e prints housed in the Permanent Collection of the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art. The Ukiyo-e (“picture of the floating world”) woodblock print is a unique Japanese art form popularized during the Edo period (1615-1868), a time when

Graphic Design Student Wins Regional Logo Contest

Junior advertising major and studio art minor Kiley Peruch designed the winning logo for the Paddle the Gulf initiative’s regional logo contest. The organization hopes to enhance public awareness and promote stewardship of the region’s coastal resources through ecotourism, and Peruch’s logo design will receive wide exposure. “It’s being used for a number of things,”

BFA Major Shows Sculpture Connects Community

While UA operates in a limited capacity in order to stem the spread of COVID-19, the Sella-Granata Art Gallery will be closed to the public. An online exhibition of this show will be posted shortly. The University of Alabama’s department of art and art history is proud to present Structure and Surface: BFA Thesis Exhibition

Senior Wins Internship with Designs for Inclusive Adaptive Fashion

One UA senior is using her design skills to trailblaze a path in the field of adaptive fashion in a nationally competitive internship. Ally Thomasson, a senior double major – BFA (graphic design) and Spanish – accepted a competitive, 11-week internship at the “ZxLerator,” an internal incubator of projects for Anheuser Busch’s ZX Ventures this

Art@Alabama Degree Exhibitions Go Virtual

Congratulations to our graduates! Among our MFA, MFA and BFA graduates, we have six degree recipients whose exhibitions have been posted online. Take a look! Online exhibition – Jude Anogwih MFA Thesis Exhibition, Flickr, Facebook Online exhibition – Nasrin Iravani MFA Thesis Exhibition, Flickr, Facebook Katie Adams MFA Thesis Exhibition, artist website Online exhibition – Sarah

Senior Art Major Completes London Internship, Looks to the Future

Senior art major and photographer Jasmine James spent last fall in London, England, interning at a non-profit gallery located on the edge of the city’s museum district. James worked as an administrative intern at the gallery Art Catalyst, which commissions and produces transdisciplinary art and research and expands artistic practice into areas commonly associated with

Grad Student Wins Award for Original Research and “Deep Understanding” of Topic

Graduate student in art history Faith Barringer was awarded the S. Eric Molin Prize for the best presentation by a graduate student at the 2019 annual meeting of the East Central American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (EC/ASECS) in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Barringer won the award for her paper “The Coquette, the Libertine and Fragonard: An