Student News

UA Junior Studies Art History in Scotland

Anna Wallace Pitts, a junior double major in art history and studio art with a minor in the Blount Scholars Program, was accepted to the University of Glasgow in Scotland as an exchange student for the spring semester. Back in February, we contacted her by email to find out how her studies were going: UA

BFA Major Wins Printmaking Award

BFA major Anna Pollard’s linoleum cut print was chosen for an award in Speedball’s New Impressions 2019 Printmaking Competition. Her hand colored print, Awe, placed third in the Wild Card category and will be exhibited at the Sawtooth School for Visual Arts in Winston-Salem, N.C., and at the 2020 Southern Graphics Conference in Puerto Rico.

Digital Media Students Exhibit New Work Feb. 28

Sella-Granata Audiovisual Night Friday, February 28, 2020 Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 109 Woods Hall Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Exhibit begins at 5:00, through 9:30 p.m. UA digital media students invite you to experience an evening of mysterious, humorous and thought-provoking visual and audio creativity in a one-night-only exhibition that you don’t want to miss. The

UA Doubles Number of ‘Empty Bowls’ Donated to Community Fundraiser This Year

Over more than a decade, UA ceramics students have donated hundreds of handcrafted ceramic bowls to an annual fundraiser that raises money and awareness to fight hunger in West Alabama. Grace Presbyterian Church’s Empty Bowls event on Friday, March 6 will raise money for the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry. This year, Assistant Professor Wade

Katie Adams MFA Thesis Exhibition at Harrison Galleries

Tuscaloosa. — The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present the master of fine arts thesis exhibition of Katie Adams, titled Bulbs of Dream and Dread, March 6-13, 2020, at the Harrison Galleries in downtown Tuscaloosa. An opening reception for the artist will be Friday, March 6 from 6-9

Graphic Design Students Form Professional Group at UA

UA graphic design students have organized a student group of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), the professional organization for design in America. “The establishment of this group is a great move for our students pursuing an education in graphic design,” faculty advisor Jonathan Cumberland said. “Through their activities and fund-raising, student members will

Printmaking Grad Student Juried into National Exhibition

A collagraph and chine collé print by graduate student Shivam Pawar was selected for the USU Paper & Clay National Juried Exhibition, organized by the Department of Art + Design, Caine College of the Arts, Utah State University. The exhibition will be up February 3-March 6. Shivam Pawar is a graduate student in printmaking working

Art History Students Explore the AS Williams III Americana Collection

Students in Dr. Lucy Curzon’s class, Photographic Discourse (ARH 400W), recently visited the AS Williams III Americana Collection to examine 19th-century cartes-de-visite, the small albumen print photographs the size of visiting cards that were traded among friends. They became particularly popular in the United States during the Civil War. Curzon’s class was studying them as examples of