Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, February 24, 2016. Several exhibitions are ending soon, so make sure you don’t miss that special one you wanted to see. 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!

HAPPENING NOW OR ENDING SOON 

FEB 24 Nights at Maxwell Presents: Smoke Projections by Jane Cassidy, Maxwell Hall, UA, 7 pm
FEB 26 Empty Bowls project, University Presbyterian Church, 1127-8th St., Tuscaloosa, 11 am-1:30 pmHandmade bowls at Empty Bowls 2015
FEB 26 Reception, The Mood Portrait Project: Lee Black Digital Art Class Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, 6-9 pm
FEB 26, Fellowship & Fire, Canterbury Student Center, featuring clay works by local artists Jo Anne Gentine, Kiersten Ellis, Doris Blum, Judith Wheeler and Anne Franklin Lamar, 6-8 pm.
NOW-FEB 26 Laurie Simmons: Two Boys and the Love Doll, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
NOW-FEB 26 Double Exposure Adult Division Exhibit, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa
NOW-FEB 26 Thomas Spake: The Phoenix Transformation, Glass & Light, Kentuck, Northport
NOW-FEB 26 Unrecognized: Anonymous Works from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, PRJ Gallery, TuscaloosaPoster by Emily Heath
NOW-FEB 26 Double Exposure 2016 Statewide Photography Exhibit – Adult Division, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
NOW-FEB 26 Fine Folk Art III exhibition, Shelby County Arts Council, Columbiana

ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)

FEB 26-27 4th Annual Black Warrior Film Festival, Bama Theatre, Tuscaloosa
NOW-FEB 29 The Mood Portrait Project: Lee Black Digital Art Class Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa
NOW-FEB 29 Favorites: Exhibition by Carmen Hudson and Kristin Frangoulis, Gallery at Canterbury Chapel, Tuscaloosa

MAR 3 Art Night ReceptionLevity: Anna Katherine Phipps MFA Exhibition | Gravity: Ausharea Adams, Tanika Powers and Haylee Walker BFA Exhibition, Sella-Granata, 5-7 pm
MAR 3 Art Night ReceptionFAMILIARITY: New Photographs by Chip Cooper, Kentuck, Northport
MAR 4 First Friday Reception, New Paintings by Lorrie Lane, Canterbury Chapel, Tuscaloosa, 4-7 pm
MAR 4 First Friday Reception, On the Rocks – Paintings by Deborah Hughes, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
Anna Katherine Phipps, Levity Blue 2
FEB 29-MAR 4 “Work In Progress,” Sonic Frontiers’ 5-day interdisciplinary arts performance and installation, UA Ferguson Center Art Gallery
MAR 4 21st Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History, UAB Art and Art History, Birmingham
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
FEB 29-MAR 4 Canstruction, Jr. Exhibit in Grand Hall, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center
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
MAR 7 Opening, Dimensions, Ferguson Center Gallery, UA campusPainting by Tanika Powers
FEB 24-MAR 9 Levity: Anna Katherine Phipps MFA Exhibition | Gravity: Ausharea Adams, Tanika Powers and Haylee Walker BFA Exhibition, Sella-Granata
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, Liam Ward MA Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa
MAR 21-25 Dimensions (part 2) Ferguson Center Gallery, UA campus
MAR 21-31 Liam Ward MA Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, TuscaloosaHaylee Marie Walker
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
APR 1 First Friday Reception, Josh Whidden Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, 6-9 pm
APR 1 First Friday Reception, Heather Whidden MFA Exhibition, UA Gallery, DWCAC
APR 5-6 2016 Alabama Arts Advocacy Conference, Montgomery
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 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 pm
APR 1-29 Heather Whidden MFA Exhibition, UA Gallery, DWCAC, 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
NOW-MAY 15 For the Love of Mardi Gras Exhibition, Daniel Day Gallery, Birmingham
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 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!