Woods Quad Sculpture Garden

Two Major Art Exhibits Open UA’s School Year

Two defining exhibitions, one showcasing UA faculty and one, UA graduate students, in the department of art and art history, open Thursday, September 5 with receptions beginning at 4 pm and running through 7 pm. The Annual Graduate Student Exhibition reception, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, begins at 4 pm and runs through 6 pm,

Two Receptions Hosted for September Art Night

Start your semester off with a double-feature Art Night on Woods Quad! The UA Department of Art and Art History will host two receptions in our two Woods Quad art galleries, Thursday, September 6, beginning at 4 p.m. and lasting until 7 p.m. At 4 p.m., in Woods Hall, the Sella-Granata Art Gallery hosts a reception

New Sculpture in the Garden

Like an exotic flower that blooms overnight, a new sculpture has recently appeared in the Woods Quad Sculpture Garden. Mobius and Borromean Rings was designed and created in steel by marketing major and studio art minor Paget Kern. Kern, who has taken sculpture courses for her art minor and makes jewelry at home, designed the work in

Metal Artists Featured at UA Gallery in June

Metal artists John Stewart Jackson and Joe McCreary (UA MFA 2011) will showcase their work at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, June 1-29, 2018. Between them, the artists have almost four decades of experience in the art and craft of working in metal. During the last 20 years, Joe McCreary

Art Night in Woods Quad

Everyone is cordially invited to two receptions in our two Woods Quad art galleries, Thursday, October 6, 2016, beginning at 4 p.m., presented by the UA Department of Art and Art History. At 4 p.m., in Woods Hall, the Sella-Granata Art Gallery hosts a reception for a dual exhibition, Matt Ziemke | Melissa Stern, until 6 p.m. At 5 p.m., the Sarah

AROUND THE QUAD: Woods Quad Dedication

In the 1870s, Woods Quad was a drill field; in the 1970s it was a hangout for students and faculty. Since the mid 1990s, Woods Quad has been home to a growing number of outdoor sculptures, some definitely temporary, some possibly permanent. This past summer, Dean of Arts and Sciences Robert Olin officially dedicated the

Woods Quad Sculpture Garden dedicated

A dedication ceremony for the Woods Quad Sculpture Garden was held Friday, August 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the north steps of Clark Hall, overlooking the historic quadrangle. Associate Professor Craig Wedderspoon gave a brief presentation on Woods Quad’s most recent changes and the sculptures featured within it. For more information, read The College of

Lindsay Jones Lindsey’s Fibonacci Spiral

On a recent late September afternoon, a small crew of people could be seen in one corner of Woods Quad hard at work erecting a large but delicate sculpture of stainless steel spirals and curved triangles. The sun had already slipped behind the surrounding buildings by the time they got the structure in place and

The Alabama Biennial

A BRIEF HISTORY AND RESOURCE PAGE An article in the January 19, 2012, CW on one of the Alabama Biennial sculptures encouraged me to post some information on and photos of the respected juried exhibition that “quickly gained a reputation as an important outdoor sculpture exhibition in the South.” http://www.flickr.com/photos/uaart/sets/72157607358107464/ The very first year of the Biennial, 1991, when the