Graduate student Sydney Ewerth will present her Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition, This Then This, March 1-10, 2017, at the Sella-Granata Art Gallery in Woods Hall on UA campus. The public is invited to an Art Night reception for the artist, Thursday, March 2, 4-6 p.m.

Atlanta native Sydney Ewerth received her BFA with a concentration in sculpture and ceramics from Augusta University (formerly Georgia Regents University) in Augusta, Ga. During her candidacy for the MFA at the University of Alabama, she has taught and assisted classes on various topics in ceramics and drawing. In the summer of 2016, she attended a two-week ceramics workshop at the Oxbow School of Art in Michigan. She also apprenticed under artist Amy Pleasant. In 2015, Ewerth was juried into five ceramics exhibitions from New York state to Louisiana. She won an honorable mention in the Lux Center for the Arts’ Mug Shots Juried Exhibition in Lincoln, Nebraska. She is a member of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) and UA’s Crimson Clay Club. Ewerth’s art website is here.

Sydney Ewerth, "Mapping What Mopped Up The Shopped Up Floor" Sydney Ewerth, "It's Safe, Rest Here" Grad student Sydney Ewerth paints a ceramic piece that will be part of a sculptural installation by artist Amy Pleasant.

Sydney Ewerth and Jason Stein at Big Al's Carnival, hosted by UA Gymnastics Sydney Ewerth, "A Collection of Things That Should Ultimately Mean Something (Happy Birthday)," 2016 UA art students receiving scholarship awards at Honors Day 2016 in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art.

This 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 the graduate programs of the UA department of art and art history, visit this link: http://art.ua.edu/academics/graduate-programs/art-requirements/

Funding support for the Sella-Granata Art Gallery comes from the UA Department of Art and Art History. Admission to the gallery is free. The gallery is located at 109 Woods Hall in the heart of the UA campus on Woods Quad. Hours are Monday through Thursday 10:00 – 4:00 p.m. Information about visitor parking is available here: http://bamaparking.ua.edu/visitor-information/. Parking is free on campus in a legal space after business hours. Contact the gallery at (205) 348-2783 or go to http://art.ua.edu/gallery/sgg/.