Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, March 2, 2016. We hope you’re having a super Wednesday after your super Tuesday! Check out all of the upcoming art events in West Alabama and a bit beyond. Everybody, please send us your visual arts events if you are in this area – we want to know what you are up to!Anna Katherine Phipps, Synthesis

ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY + ENDING SOON 

MAR 3 Art Night Reception, Levity: Anna Katherine Phipps MFA ExhibitionSella-Granata, 5-7 pm
MAR 3 Art Night Reception, Gravity: Ausharea Adams, Tanika Powers and Haylee Walker BFA Exhibition, Sella-Granata, 5-7 pm
MAR 3 Art Night at Kentuck, Clay Co-op Open House, Northport, 5-8 pm
MAR 3 Art Night at Kentuck, Familiarity: New Photographs by Chip Cooper, 5-8 pmPainting by Tanika Powers
MAR 4 21st Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History, UA & UAB Art and Art History, Birmingham
MAR 4 Opening Reception, Black is Beautiful, Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art, 5:30-7:30 pm (~APR 29)
MAR 4 Opening Reception, On the Rocks – Paintings by Deborah Hughes, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
MAR 4 Opening Reception, New Paintings – Lorrie Lane, Canterbury Chapel, Tuscaloosa, 4-7 pm
MAR 4 Reception, Two Pocketfuls: Work by Bryce Speed & William Dooley, Gadsden Museum of Art, 6-8 pm
MAR 4 MFA Book Arts thesis exhibition: Becky Beamer, Sara White and Caroline Anderson, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa

NOW-MAR 4 “Work In Progress,” Sonic Frontiers’ 5-day interdisciplinary arts performance and installation, UA Ferguson Center Art Gallery“Black is Beautiful,” March 4--April 29, 2016, at the Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art
NOW-MAR 4 Canstruction, Jr. Exhibit in Grand Hall, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center
NOW-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

ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)

MAR 6 5th Street Vintage Market, Northport Farmers Market, Northport5th St Vintage Market, March 2016
MAR 7 Opening, Dimensions, Ferguson Center Gallery, UA campus
MAR 7 MFA Book Arts candidates’ public thesis defense presentation, Gorgas Library 205, 3:30 pm
NOW-MAR 9 Levity: Anna Katherine Phipps MFA Exhibition | Gravity: Ausharea Adams, Tanika Powers and Haylee Walker BFA Exhibition, Sella-Granata
MAR 10 Reception, In This House: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art ~APR 10)
MAR 7-11 Dimensions (part 1) Ferguson Center Gallery, UA campus
NOW-MAR 11 Real Lives: Observations and Reflections by Dale Kennington, UA Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa
NOW-MAR 23 Let Us Now Praise Famous Soil: Exploring Alabama’s Black Belt: Chip Cooper, Robin McDonald, Jerry Siegel, Michael Vaughn Sims, ASCA Gallery, Montgomery
MAR 25 Reception, So Long As I Am: Liam Ward MA Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa
MAR 21-25 Dimensions (part 2) Ferguson Center Gallery, UA campusLiam Ward, "Things I have been described as."
NOW-MAR 25 Two Pocketfuls: Work by Bryce Speed & William Dooley, Gadsden Museum of Art,
MAR 21-31 So Long As I Am: Liam Ward MA Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa
MAR 4-APR 1 On the Rocks – Paintings by Deborah Hughes, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
NOW-APR 1 The Artist’s Studio, Inside and Out, Wellness Walls for Art, University Medical Center, Tuscaloosa

APRIL FIRST FRIDAY & ART NIGHT

APR 1 First Friday Reception, Josh Whidden Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, 6-9 pmDeborah Hughes, On the Rocks exhibition
APR 1 First Friday Reception, Heather Whidden MFA Exhibition, UA Gallery, DWCAC
APR 7 Art Night at Kentuck Courtyard, Northport

MAR 21-APR 8 BA Group Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA
APR 9 Seventh Annual Druid City Arts Festival, Government Plaza, Tuscaloosa, 10 am-6 pm
MAR 10-APR 10 In This House: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
APR 14 ARTIST LECTURE: William Downs, Garland Hall and Fuel & Lumber Co., Tuscaloosa
APR 1-17~Josh Whidden Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, 6-9 pm
APR 22 Reception, 2016 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, 6-9 pmRachel Dobson, "Large Disheveled Gojira," 2016, gouache, water-soluble colored pencil
APR 1-29 Heather Whidden MFA Exhibition, UA Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa
MAR 4-APR 29 Black is Beautiful, Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art, Tuscaloosa
APR 18-30 2016 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa (Reception APR 22)
APR 30 Hog Wild for Art Festival, Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center, Camden, Alabama
FEB 19-APR 30 For the Love of Mardi Gras Exhibition, Daniel Day Gallery, Birmingham
APR 18-MAY 3 Turner Williams MFA Exhibition | Celestia Morgan MA Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery
MAY 7 Art in the Park 2016, Jasper
MAY 14 Early Bird Deadline, 45th Kentuck Festival
NOW-MAY 15 Haitian Flags from the Cargo Collection, Birmingham Museum of ArtKentuck Courtyard in downtown Northport - one of the fun places to hang out during Art Night.
APR 19-MAY 27 Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
JUN 1 Final Application Deadline, 45th Kentuck Festival

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 SITES

http://art.ua.edu/category/roundup/ Always the latest Roundup!
http://art.ua.edu/about/calendar/
http://art.ua.edu/gallery/smga/
http://art.ua.edu/gallery/sgg/
http://art.ua.edu/gallery/prj/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/361599977234696/ (Alabama Art Post)
http://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/search?q=Tuscaloosa
http://arts.alabama.gov/gallery.aspx
http://www.artsbham.com/visual-arts/
http://www.artsnautism.org/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/artnighttuscaloosanorthport/
http://www.blackbelttreasures.com/
http://www.bethanywindhamengle.com/
http://bryantmuseum.com/
http://www.artsbma.org/exhibitions/current/
http://cac.tuscarts.org/cacgallery.php (Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC)
http://tuscarts.org/gallery-juniorleague.php (Bama Theatre galleries)
http://cac.tuscarts.org/uagallery.php (University of Alabama Gallery, DWCAC)
http://colemanarts.org/
http://creativecampus.ua.edu/
http://dcaf.ua.edu/
http://events.ua.edu/category/8/ (Arts events at UA)
http://events.publicbroadcasting.net/wual/events.eventsmain
http://fayetteal.org/sipsey-arts-alliance/
http://fayetteartmuseum.vpweb.com/
http://galleryontheboulevard.com/Home.html
http://gorgashouse.ua.edu/
http://graceaberdean.com/
https://www.facebook.com/HookedOnArtsFestival (Wilcox County Arts Council)
https://www.facebook.com/MontevalloArtDepartment
http://www.oconnorartstudios.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Renaissance-Gallery-Inc-129254000418041/
https://www.facebook.com/riverportgallerynorthport
http://scfac.uwa.edu/default.htm (Sumter County Fine Arts Council)
http://www.themakersmarketalabama.com/
http://tuscaloosamoa.org/calendar-2/
http://www.tuscarts.org/calendarofevents.php
http://www.tuscarts.org/artnight.php
http://www.tuscwawa.com/ (West Alabama Woodworking Assn.)
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/section/ent
http://www.tvaa.net/exhibitions/view-current-exhibit.html
http://www.waqg.com/ (West Alabama Quilters Guild meets 2nd Saturdays)
http://weldbham.com/blog/category/art-culture/

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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: rachel.dobson@ua.edu. Your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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