“After Eighteen Forty Two” – Sarah Ann Austin MFA Thesis Exhibition

Exhibition:  After Eighteen Forty Two – Works by Sarah Ann Austin MFA Thesis Exhibition
            May 6
-19, 2016
Where:          Harrison Galleries, 2315 University Boulevard, Tuscaloosa
Reception:   Friday, May 6, 6-9 p.m., Harrison Galleries (First Friday)

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to announce Sarah Ann Austin’s MFA thesis exhibition, After Eighteen Forty Two – Works by Sarah Ann Austin, May 6-19, 2016, at Harrison Galleries in downtown Tuscaloosa. There will be a reception on First Friday, May 6, 6-9 p.m. The public is cordially invited to attend. Sarah Ann Austin

The exhibition will highlight Austin’s most recent investigations with cyanotype photograms, handmade paper and other alternative image-making practices.

Sarah Ann Austin teaches beginning darkroom photography, intermediate photography and advanced photography as a graduate assistant in the UA Department of Art and Art History. She received her BFA in photography from the University of Michigan. Two of Austin’s photographs were accepted into the 2015 SPE Combined Caucus Juried Exhibition at the Society of Photographic Education Conference, Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, in March of 2015, juried by Deborah Willis and Carol McCusker. Austin received an SPESC Student Scholarship Award at the Regional Conference of the Society for Photographic Education in October 2014, where her photograph strung was also exhibited at the members’ exhibition. Her work was chosen for the 2015 Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition at Texas Woman’s University juried by April Watson, curator of photography at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. More of her work is here.

Sarah Austin, "The Calm," 2015, 11" X 16", archival inkjet prints Sarah Austin, "Fortune Teller," 2015, 11" X 16", archival inkjet print Photo of Sarah Austin by Greg Randall

Harrison Galleries is located at 2315 University Boulevard in downtown Tuscaloosa and is open Monday through Friday, 12 noon to 5:00 pm, and by appointment: (205) 464-0054.

The thesis exhibition is in partial fulfillment of the Master of Fine Arts degree in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Alabama. For more information on our graduate programs, visit this link: