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BFA Senior Show: Life Inside a Computer – The Digiscape

The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History is proud to present Welcome to the Digiscape, the Bachelor of Fine Art degree exhibition of senior Alexis Hawthorne, December 6-10, 2021, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 109 Woods Hall, on UA campus. There will be a closing reception, Friday, December 10, at 4:00 p.m.

Top Design Exec Michael Janda Visits UA Class

One of the top executives in the design industry, Michael Janda, recently visited with graphic design students in Cassandra Palmer’s ART 414 Portfolio class and held a Q&A session via Zoom. Janda founded the creative agency, Riser, whose clients have included Disney, Google, ABC, Fox, Warner Bros., NBC, ABC, National Geographic, TV Guide and numerous

UA Painting Grad Student Juried Into International Show

Graduate student Nathan Childers recently had work accepted into the international juried exhibition Cohorts Alone Together.  The online exhibition is open to currently enrolled graduate students in the visual arts, both nationally and internationally, and is juried by MFA students from the University of Montana and Montana State University. The exhibition runs from November 15,

Children See a Day Through Their Parents’ Eyes

UA Department of Art and Art History instructor Charlotte Wegrzynowski and graduate teaching assistant Zoe Fitch held a printmaking workshop for the recent Women and Gender Resource Center’s “Take Your Children to Work Day” event. “We had twelve participants who made at least thirty prints using styrofoam plates and printer paper,” Wegrzynowski said. The children

Cloisters Curator Presents Career Workshop

In October, The Met Cloisters assistant curator Julia Perratore presented the 2021 International Center of Medieval Art Forsyth Lecture, “Representing Medieval Spain at The Met Cloisters,” virtually, from the UA department of art and art history. Perratore’s lecture was locally organized by Dr. Jennifer Feltman and hosted in her Garland Hall office. After her lecture, Dr.

UA Sculptor Hopes Work Will Encourage Peace, Mindfulness

Graduate student in sculpture Molly Lay has been awarded a Small Grant by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa for a Fellowship Project. Lay proposed to create a cast bronze public sculpture on the Riverwalk along the Black Warrior River in Tuscaloosa. The work will be of a pair of human feet placed together, with a

Artist’s ‘Border Stories’ Depicts the World Through An Immigrant’s Eyes

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is proud to present the Master of Fine Arts exhibition of Juan Lopez-Bautista. Border Stories opens October 18 and will run through November 29, 2021, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, Woods Hall, UA campus. An artist’s reception will be held in the SGAG, Thursday, November

Closing Reception Announced For Graduate Art Show

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History invites you to join us for a closing artists’ reception for the annual fall Studio Graduate Student Show, Thursday, October 7, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery.  The exhibition runs through October 8, 2021. Face coverings and social distancing will be required in