Visiting Artist-Scholar

Artist Tony Bingham to Talk at Paul R. Jones Museum

Join us Thursday, June 16, 3:00-4:00 pm, at the Paul R. Jones Museum, when artist Tony Bingham will talk about his installation, “Down by the Riverside.” Bingham’s installation draws from African American baptismal rites historically performed on the banks of three local waterways: the Black Warrior River, Hurricane Creek and Little Sandy Creek. The work

Mezzotint Artist Gives Workshop to UA Printmaking Students

Printmaker Jacob Crook visited Associate Professor Sarah Marshall’s print shop to talk about his work and give technical demonstrations. Crook, who is assistant professor of art and printmaking coordinator in the department of art at Mississippi State University, specializes in the mezzotint process, a technique developed in the seventeenth century to create intaglio prints (from

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

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 Art History Webinars in October

Love art history?! Take your pick of upcoming October webinars involving UA art history faculty! UA American art historian Dr. Wendy Castenell will be part of the first Crystal Bridges Museum Tyson Fellows Virtual Roundtable discussing “Re-presenting and Reckoning with Early American Art,” Oct. 12. Cloisters assistant curator Julia Perratore will present the 2021 International

Art and Art History and Asian Studies Host Japanese Art Lecture

Julie Nelson Davis, professor of the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania, will present an online lecture, “The Art World of Ukiyo-e: The ‘Pictures of the Floating World’ in Context,” Monday, October 18, 2021, at 5:30 pm (CT) on Zoom. Click on this link to register. Dr. Davis is the author of Utamaro

Cloisters Curator to Speak on Representing 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. Follow this link to register for the Zoom lecture. Local Organizer: