Bachelor of Fine Arts Students Exhibit Sculpture at UA Gallery

Bachelor of Fine Arts students Kat Bornhoft, Graham Harrison and Meg Howton will showcase their sculptures in an exhibition titled Opposites Attached at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa Nov. 1–30.

A free, public reception will be held Friday, Nov. 4 at 5 p.m.Graham Harrison, “Just a Dance,” 2016, charcoal and ink on paper, 58 x 40 inches.

Bornhoft, who presented a 3D printed piece as a part of the gallery’s EnterConnect show in 2014 and the 2016 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition, will be featuring mixed-media sculptures that explore the relationship between beauty and the grotesque.

Harrison, who also presented at the 2016 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition, will exhibit ceramic sculptures, crafted from the broken pieces of fired clay. His work highlights hexagonal shapes with irregular surface treatment.

Meg Howton presents clay forms and aqueous media in her exhibition titled Opposites Attached. The artist said that the works speak about fragility. Howton has shown her art work in the 2016 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition and the 2015 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is the professional degree for the artist; it is also the foundation for the masters program in studio art at UA. For more information about the BFA degree and our other degree programs in the Department of Art and Art History, go to or contact the department at (205) 348-5967.

Image credits:Kathryn Bornhoft, "Ripened," 2015, 5 feet x 6 x 3 inches, acryli
top right: Graham Harrison, Just a Dance, 2016, charcoal and ink on paper, 58 x  40 inches.
middle right: Kathryn Bornhoft, “Ripened,” 2015, acrylic, ink, varnish on plaster, 5 feet x 6 x 3 inches. Images courtesy the artists.

The University of Alabama Gallery offers a year-round schedule of exhibitions of artistic works, artifacts, textiles and more from permanent collections held by UA, as well as works by faculty, students and guest artists and designers. The UA Gallery is located at 620 Greensboro Ave. in downtown Tuscaloosa. It is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the first Fridays of the month until 8 p.m. For more information, phone the gallery at 205/345-3038 or phone 205/342-2060. 

UA Gallery is part of UA’s College of Arts and Sciences, the University’s largest division and the largest liberal arts college in the state. Students from the College have won numerous national awards including Rhodes Scholarships and Goldwater Scholarships.