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UA Staff Craft Items to Auction for Performing Arts Center

Beyond 4:45 Auction and Art Show in the UA Gallery on First Friday March 6 is raising funds for UA’s Performing Arts Academic Center. Members of the College of Arts and Sciences Staff Association (CASSA) have donated items, many of them handmade art or crafts they created for the one-night-only exhibit and auction from 5:00

UA Art Historian Presents Research in Madrid, Spain

In January, Dr. Tanja Jones, associate professor of art history, was invited to present a paper in Madrid at the conference Dialogues in the Late Medieval Mediterranean: Methodological Encounters and (Dis)Encounters. Jones presented “Early Cast Portrait Medals: Exchange, Mobility, Diplomacy,” in a panel, Borrowings and Dialogues between East and West. “My paper, Jones said, “addressed

Celebrate Black History Month Through the Visual Arts in West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Celebrate African American artists and art in February and every month of the year. Thanks to Renée Stout and the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art for our featured image. Send us your visual arts events — we want

BFA Major Wins Printmaking Award

BFA major Anna Pollard’s linoleum cut print was chosen for an award in Speedball’s New Impressions 2019 Printmaking Competition. Her hand colored print, Awe, placed third in the Wild Card category and will be exhibited at the Sawtooth School for Visual Arts in Winston-Salem, N.C., and at the 2020 Southern Graphics Conference in Puerto Rico.

UA Art Historians Present Scholarly Research in Chicago

UA art history faculty presented their research at the 108th CAA Annual Conference in snowy Chicago in February. Dr. Mina Kim presented “Korean Artist, Jung Yeondoo: The Coexistence of Reality and Fantasy” in the session Resonating Reality: ARTISTS in AR/VR. Dr. Rachel Stephens presented “Selling Andrew Jackson: Ralph E. W. Earl’s Portrait Project,” in the

Digital Media Students Exhibit New Work Feb. 28

Sella-Granata Audiovisual Night Friday, February 28, 2020 Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 109 Woods Hall Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Exhibit begins at 5:00, through 9:30 p.m. UA digital media students invite you to experience an evening of mysterious, humorous and thought-provoking visual and audio creativity in a one-night-only exhibition that you don’t want to miss. The

UA Doubles Number of ‘Empty Bowls’ Donated to Community Fundraiser This Year

Over more than a decade, UA ceramics students have donated hundreds of handcrafted ceramic bowls to an annual fundraiser that raises money and awareness to fight hunger in West Alabama. Grace Presbyterian Church’s Empty Bowls event on Friday, March 6 will raise money for the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry. This year, Assistant Professor Wade

UA Art Alumni Celebrate ‘Blue’ in International Conference

UA art alumni Karen Graffeo, Jim Neel and Scott Stephens, and UA Honors College instructor Chip Cooper join Cuban and American artists for a Cuba/USA collaborative exhibition, Azul/Blue, part of the colloquium, “Blue Nature,” presented by the University of Montevallo Art Department, March 5 and 6, 2020. Azul/Blue was organized and curated by Karen Graffeo and