Intimate Paintings, Artist Conversations and A Grand Opening in West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Listen to artists talk about their work, apply for a booth at the Druid City Arts Festival or get ready for all the receptions coming next week!  Here are some of the upcoming art events in West Alabama and a bit beyond. Everybody, please send us your visual art events if you are in this area – we want to know what you are up to!April Bachtel, “searching for Corpse Flowers,” acrylic, bedsheets, wood. Instructors & 2-Yr Grad Students Showcase, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, Aug 24 - Sept. 17, 2015


JAN 28 April Bachtel Artist Lecture, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 5 pm
FEB 1 DEADLINE: Call for Artists, Druid City Arts Festival, Government Plaza, Tuscaloosa

ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)

FEB 1-MAR 11 Real Lives: Observations and Reflections by Dale Kennington, UA Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa
FEB 3, Reception, Favorites: Exhibition by Carmen Hudson and Kristin Frangoulis, Gallery at Canterbury Chapel (FEB 1-29)
FEB 4 Art Night at Kentuck, Official Grand Opening of the new Kentuck Museum, downtown Northport, 5-8 pm
FEB 4 Dale Kennington, A Crow Named Jim
FEB 5 First Friday in downtown Tuscaloosa
FEB 5 First Friday, Grace Aberdean Habitat Alchemy, downtown Tuscaloosa, 6-9 pm
FEB 5 First Friday Reception, Unrecognized: Anonymous Works from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, PRJ Gallery, Tuscaloosa (FEB 1-26), 5-8 pm
FEB 5 First Friday Reception, Seconds, Joani Inglett, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa, 6-9 pm
FEB 11 Artist Lecture: Lisa Iglesias, 203 Garland Hall, UA, 6 pm
FEB 11 Installations at The Fuel & Lumber Company, Tuscaloosa: Jane Cassidy and Lisa Iglesias, 7:30 pm
FEB 11 Reception, Real Lives: Observations and Reflections by Dale Kennington, UA Gallery, DWCAC (FEB 1-MAR 11), 5-7 pm
FEB 1-12 Sydney Ewerth MA Exhibition | Jiaqi Pan Postbaccalaureate Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery
FEB 5-20 Seconds, Joani Inglett, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa
NOW-FEB 26 Laurie Simmons: Two Boys and the Love Doll, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
JAN 25-FEB 26 Lisa Iglesias In The Very Roof of The Vault | 2013
NOW-FEB 26 Thomas Spake: The Phoenix Transformation, Glass & Light, Kentuck, Northport
FEB 1-26 Unrecognized: Anonymous Works from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, PRJ Gallery, Tuscaloosa
NOW-FEB 26 Fine Folk Art III exhibition, Shelby County Arts Council, Columbiana
FEB 1-29 Favorites: Exhibition by Carmen Hudson and Kristin Frangoulis, Gallery at Canterbury Chapel, Tuscaloosa
FEB 4-MAR 4 Black On Film photo exhibition of work by Adrian O. Walker, Ferguson Center Art Gallery, UA campus
NOW-MAR 4 State of the Art Exhibition, Tennessee Valley Art Association, Tuscumbia
MAR 4-5 West Alabama Quilters Guild Biennial Quilt Show, Taylorville UMC, 640 Bear Creek Road, Tuscaloosa
MAR 6 5th Street Vintage Market, Northport Farmers Market, Northport
NOW-APR 1 The Artist’s Studio, Inside and Out, Wellness Walls for Art, University Medical Center, Tuscaloosa
FEB 24-MAR 9 Anna Katherine Phipps MFA Exhibition | Aushrea Adams, Tanika Powers and Haylee Walker BFA Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery
MAR 21-APR 8 BA Group Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA
APR 9 Photograph by Jiaqi Pan for her postbaccalaureate exhibition, "Drive Thru" in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, February 2016.
MAR 10-APR 10 Selections from the Permanent Collection, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
APR 18-30 2016 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa (Reception APR 22)
APR 18-MAY 3 Turner Williams MFA Exhibition | Celestia Morgan MA Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery
NOW-MAY 15 Haitian Flags from the Cargo Collection, Birmingham Museum of Art
APR 19-MAY 27 Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art

AUG 5-SEP 30 UAB/UA Faculty Exhibition, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Tuscaloosa
SEP 2 Reception, UAB/UA Faculty Exhibition, DWCAC, 5:00-8:00, First Friday

ANYTIME: Stroll between galleries through our Woods Quad Sculpture Garden with five outdoor sculptures, plus other sculptures in adjoining campus lawns.

CALENDARS, EVENT LISTS & VISUAL ARTS SITESSydney Ewerth, "Indexical Tracings & More Big Words," clay, vinyl and acrylic, 2015 Always the latest Roundup! (Alabama Art Post) (Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC) (Bama Theatre galleries) (University of Alabama Gallery, DWCAC) (Arts events at UA)

Sipsey Arts Alliance (Wilcox County Arts Council) (Sumter County Fine Arts Council) (West Alabama Woodworking Assn.) (West Alabama Quilters Guild meets 2nd Saturdays)


Look for this e-list each week from the UA Department of Art and Art History. We hope to provide a more or less comprehensive list of exhibits and visual arts events in west Alabama (and sometimes a wider net, esp. if our students/alumni are showing), with hyperlinks. Follow the links to get more information. To send your exhibition info, unsubscribe to this email, or to change or add an email address, please email: Your comments and suggestions are welcome.

Thank you for supporting ALL of the arts all over west Alabama!