Visiting Artist-Scholar

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:

UA Art Historian to Speak on Early Modern Female Makers

Join Dr. Tanja L. Jones for the launch of her new edited volume Women Artists in the Early Modern Courts of Europe and a Zoom talk with Jones and fellow scholars, Friday, September 24, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CDT (19:00 PM Central European Summer Time). With Dr. Jones will be scholars and chapter contributors Catherine

Artist, Historian, Climate Scientist and Local Environmental Activist to Speak at UA

As part of the exhibition project, Dangerous Landscapes, a panel discussion titled “An Uncertain Climate: Alabama in the Age of Climate Change” will take place on September 21, 2021, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the Camellia Room on the 2nd floor of Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive, on UA campus. Face coverings must be

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