Students, Alumna and Faculty Juried in Montgomery Art Guild Show

UPDATE! Congratulations to Ryan Akers, whose painting, Penteco$t, was selected for the Director’s Award in the Guild exhibition. Kole Nichols won the Stonehenge Gallery Award for his A Road with No End in Sight. Alumnae Meredith Knight won the Alabama Steel Supply 3-D Artist Award for A Brief History of Inequality in America; Phoebe Burns’ painting, Grin and Bear It, won the Montgomery Art Guild Award; and Kelsey Meadows won the Rouse-Gates Student Award for her installation, Beneath the Fabric.

Ryan Akers, Pentecost, 2019, mixed media on raw unstretched canvas, 103 x 72 inches.

UA Department of Art & Art History students and alumna have been juried into the biennial 44th Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition, which runs May 22-August 15, 2021, at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. Current graduate students Ryan Akers, Molly Lay, Kole Nichols, Kelsey Meadows, faculty Sarah Marshall, and alumnae Phoebe Burns (BFA 2020), Meredith Knight (MFA 2014, BFA 2011) and Emily Thomas (BFA 2003) all had work selected by juror Dr. Wendy Castenell, art historian at The University of Alabama, for one of the oldest juried shows in Alabama.

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