Student News

Cloisters Curator to Speak on Medieval Spain

2021 International Center of Medieval Art, Forsyth Lecture (A Webinar) Julia Perratore, assistant curator of medieval art at The Met Cloisters will present an online lecture, “Representing Medieval Spain at The Met Cloisters,” October 14, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. CT / 2:00 p.m. ET. A link for registration will be posted on this website soon.

UA Art and Art History Announces New Graphic Design BFA

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to announce that it now offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in graphic design. Since 1945, when the University introduced the BFA degree program, it has offered the BFA degree in studio art with concentrations in specific areas (ceramics, digital media/graphic

Sculpture Grad Student Wins National Scholarship

Sculpture graduate student Molly Lay was awarded the Leslie and Francis Posey Foundation Graduate Art Scholarship in 2021. The Posey Foundation awards scholarships to qualifying full-time graduate-level art students who are majoring in painting or sculpture. The application is open to international and U.S. students. Lay has been working in sculpture for several years and

Art Forward Curates Immigration Exhibition in Maxwell Hall

Art Forward, a new art club formed in the fall of 2020 to create a more inclusive and artistically empowered community, has worked with UA organizations to put together a participatory art project sponsored and organized by the Undocumented Migration Project. In addition, Art Forward members have curated an exhibition to accompany the project. Both will

UA Artists Selected for California Exhibition

Two members of UA Art and Art History had artwork juried into Brand 49: Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper, which is on display at the Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale, California, September 11-October 29, 2021. Graduate student Shivam Pawar’s etching with chine collé and embossing titled Maid was selected. A

Graduate Student Juried Into Two National Exhibitions

UA printmaking student Upneet Kaur Mair had two works juried into the 29th Emerald Coast National Juried Arts Exhibition, showing now through October 29, 2021, at Mattie Kelly Arts Center, Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Florida. The juror was Polly Nordstrand, curator of southwest art at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado College. A

Fall Exhibition of UA Studio Grad Students Opens Sept. 7

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History presents its annual fall Studio Graduate Student Show, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, September 7 through October 8, 2021. The exhibition is an opportunity for new students to introduce themselves to UA and the art community and for returning students to present new works created over

Artist Rebecca Rutstein to Present Online Talk at UA

The Collaborative Arts Research Initiative (CARI) and the College of Arts and Sciences are pleased to present an online artist talk by Rebecca Rutstein titled “The intersection of Art and Science,” hosted by Dr. Julia Cartwright, on Zoom, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at 5 PM. Registration is required – at this link. Artist Rebecca Rutstein