Videos About Art and Art History

About the Department

An overview of the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Alabama. Students and faculty members in the UA Department of Art and Art History talk about what it means to study art and what drew them to the field.

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Art History Talk: Interpreting Enslavement at Historic Sites

A video of a panel discussion among three scholars: Brigette Jones, curator of social history at the Tennessee State Museum and Laura Kilcer, curator at Oak Alley in Vacherie, Louisiana, join Dr. Rachel Stephens, associate professor of art history, for a discussion about their work in interpreting enslavement at historic sites.

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Art Graduate Student Exhibition

Assistant Professor Allison Grant talks about how important it is for students to learn how to talk about their work. Featured are our studio graduate students giving gallery talks on their work in this year’s Annual Graduate Student Exhibition.

Graduate Student Art Show: Amy Smoot

Graduate student in ceramics Amy Smoot talks about her work. Studio graduate students recently gave gallery talks on their work featured in the 2017 Graduate Student Show. Watch all of the grad students’ videos.

Art History Teaching and Research: Rachel Stephens

Professor of Art History Dr. Rachel Stephens talks about her teaching and research at UA.

Student Projects

Video Projects

Check out one of our “Rube Goldberg” Student Video Projects.

Ceramic 3D Printing

Featured are Instructor Jamey Grimes, Instructor Wade MacDonald and Assistant Professor Matt Mitros. This video came about when Jamey Grimes reached out to Assistant Director of UA Creative Media Michael Frederick who produced the video for UA Undergraduate Admissions. Thanks to all of them for making it happen!

Paul R. Jones K-12 Fellowship

Paul R. Jones envisioned his collection as a resource to be shared with Alabamians, and as a way to educate students about the importance of art in life. Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art K12 Fellowship is designed to bring this vision to life.

Art Talk: Jamey Grimes

Full-time instructor Jamey Grimes talks about his work with Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment gallery coordinator (and UA art alumnus) Aaron Head and media director Sarah Cole in Huntsville, Ala.

Alumni Video: Lindsay Lindsey

Lindsay Jones Lindsey, BA in studio art (concentration in sculpture), and a triple minor in biology, Computer-Based Honors and the Blount Undergraduate Initiative, on why art education has been so important for her, by the Alabama State Council on the Arts.