Woods Quad Sculpture Garden

UA Sculptor Hopes Work Will Encourage Peace, Mindfulness

Graduate student in sculpture Molly Lay has been awarded a Small Grant by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa for a Fellowship Project. Lay proposed to create a cast bronze public sculpture on the Riverwalk along the Black Warrior River in Tuscaloosa. The work will be of a pair of human feet placed together, with a

Flourishing in the Heart of Woods Quad

The UA Department of Art and Art History is pleased to announce the newest addition to the Woods Quad Sculpture Garden. The eight-foot-tall cast bronze crescent of camellias (Alabama’s state flower) is titled “Flourish,” and was designed and created by 2020 BFA major Ringo Lisko. Lisko’s design was selected to be the first created for

UA Art Museum, Galleries Open to the Public

The University of Alabama’s museums and galleries are an essential part of the education and development of UA students and the enrichment of the wider community. During the COVID-19 pandemic, UA’s art havens, both on-campus and in downtown Tuscaloosa, welcome visitors who wear masks and practice safe distancing. The Paul R. Jones Museum is open

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