Summer Accolades of UA Art Faculty

Summer’s heat and humidity haven’t slowed down University of Alabama art and art history faculty!

a woman holding a baby
Allison Grant, “Holding-Lorelei.”

Assistant professor Allison Grant (photography) had three photographs juried into the exhibition Home at the SE Center for Photography in Greenville, SC. Seven of Grant’s photographs were featured in a blog post for Pictura Gallery, Bloomington, Indiana, written by one of the jurors of the Greenville show. Grant’s photograph, Holding Isa, was selected for the juried exhibition, Photography at the Emerald, in Springfield, Oregon. Her work was also one of 20 artists’ works chosen for MESH, an international juried exhibition of the Vancouver, BC, visual arts organization, Fotofilmic.

Assistant professor Jonathan Cumberland’s (graphic design) illustration for the feature article, “Amazon’s Fashion Formula,” made the cover of the July 18, 2019, issue of Women’s Wear Daily. Cumberland had a poster design accepted to the international juried Stop Hate Poster Show. After three rounds of jurying, 168 posters were selected from 965 submissions to be exhibited at the 2019 Malta Festival Poznań in Poznań, Poland. A poster design by Cumberland won a juror’s award in Poster Show: Chapter Four held by the Atlanta chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Cumberland also had a poster design accepted to the 4th International Poster Biennale Lublin 2019 in Lublin, Poland, with an exhibition at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in June.

painting of people picking in field while guarded by police on horseback
Painting by Tom Wegrzynowski, “The Red Planet,” 2019.

Instructor Tom Wegrzynowski had five paintings selected for the 23rd Annual No Dead Artists International Juried Exhibition Of Contemporary Art, September 4-28, 2019, at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans. Read more and view his paintings.

Associate Professor of Art Pete Schulte, who was selected for a prestigious artist residency at the Chinati Foundation this summer, presented a solo exhibition of his current work at the John Wesley Gallery on the main museum grounds in July and August. Read more about his residency.