Student News

New Grad Studios Expand Student Research

This semester, graduate students moved into the new studios, located on Warrior Drive, east of Helen Keller Boulevard on the Partlow campus. The new building expands studio spaces already available to graduate students in the department of art and art history in Woods Hall and the Bureau of Mines buildings. Photos are by senior marketing major

Jacqueline E. Jung to Keynote UA-UAB Graduate Art History Symposium

The UA-UAB 26th Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History will be hosted via Zoom on February 26, 2021. It will feature a keynote address by Jacqueline E. Jung, associate professor in the department of the history of art at Yale University. Her lecture, “Race and Representation in Gothic Art,” will take place on Zoom

UA Artists and Historians Commune for Online Arts Conference

The University of Alabama department of art and art history was well-represented at this year’s SECAC, held online because of COVID-19 and hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts. SECAC (the Southeastern College Art Conference) is the annual meeting of one of the largest academic art organizations in the country. Research papers by

Black Belt Artist Project Showcases Artist Video Interviews

This Friday, December 4, 2020, photography students in Professor Chris Jordan’s class will present an exhibition and book release at The University of Alabama Gallery in Tuscaloosa’s Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, including video interviews of Black Belt artists done by the students. If you can’t wait for that and want a preview, check out

Mexican American Artist Depicts Remnants of Border Crossings

UA graduate student in painting Dr. Juan Lopez-Bautista will have a solo exhibition at Lowe Mill Arts in Huntsville, Ala., from November 18, 2020, through January 9, 2021. The show, titled Landscape Remnants, will be held in Lowe Mill’s Third Floor West Gallery. There will be a closing reception on Friday, January 8 from 6-8

Graduate Students Present Art History, Museum Studies Capstone Projects

Graduate students in art history and museum studies Kathryn Bornhoft, Shannon Walsh, and Meghan Johnson all successfully presented and passed their MA Capstone Projects in November. The students, who presented on Zoom to their faculty committee and fellow students, are all working toward the master of arts degree in art history in “Track 2” of

UA Gallery Announces Black Belt Artist Project Exhibition

The University of Alabama department of art and art history is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition, Black Belt Artist Project–Photography Students of the Department of Art and Art History, Friday, December 4, 2020, at The University of Alabama Gallery, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center. The public is invited to a “socially-distant” First