Three artists – Jim Graham, Laura Tanner Graham and Morgan Price – come together for an exhibit of printmaking, painting and drawing in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, January 9 through January 26, 2017. Everyone is invited to the opening reception on Thursday, Jan. 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the heart of Woods Quad on UA campus.

Jim Graham, "Studio Greens in Red" (detail) Morgan Price, "White Guys (Mr. Patterson)" (detail) Laura Tanner Graham, "Bountiful Lady," 2015

Morgan Price is assistant professor of art at Illinois State University and exhibits his work nationally and internationally. He also serves as President of the Mid America Print Council. He received his BFA from the University of Denver and his MFA in printmaking from Wichita State University. Prior to coming to Illinois State University, Price taught at the University of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Kendall College of Art and Design. He recently attended the Tamarind Institute of Lithography Summer Aluminum Plate Workshop and was a resident at the Jentel Artist Residency Program. Price collaborates on a number of professional printing projects with Normal Editions Workshop where he is Interim Associate Director. More about Morgan Price’s exhibition here.

Laura Tanner Graham received the MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the BFA from Florida State University. She has exhibited nationally in both group and solo exhibitions including the Weatherspoon Art Museum, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the Athens Institute of Contemporary Art. She has been a visiting artist at Tulane University and Western Illinois University. In 2016, Graham was awarded a fellowship and residency at the Ucross Foundation and the Vermont Studio Center. More about Laura Tanner Graham’s exhibition is here.

Jim Graham lives with his wife, artist Laura Tanner Graham, in Covington, Louisiana, where he is a full-time instructor of painting and drawing at Southeastern Louisiana University. Graham’s work has been presented and discussed in public forums throughout the country, most recently as a 2015 Joan Mitchell Foundation Emerging Artist Grant nominee. Recent exhibitions include group shows at the Zhou B. Art Center in Chicago, the Ten Gallery in New Orleans and solo exhibitions at the Joan Derryberry Art Gallery of Tennessee Technical University and the Cole Pratt Gallery in New Orleans, which represents Graham’s work. More about Jim Graham’s exhibition is here.

Contact: Assistant Professor Matt Mitros, Chair, Sella-Granata Art Gallery: matthew.t.mitros@ua.edu or (205) 348-1889.

Funding support for the Sella-Granata Art Gallery comes from the Department of Art and Art History and the College of Arts and Sciences. Admission to the gallery is free. Hours are Monday through Thursday 10:00 – 4:00 p.m. The gallery is located at 109 Woods Hall in the heart of the UA campus on Woods Quad. 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. For more information, contact the gallery at (205) 348-1891 or go to http://art.ua.edu/gallery/sgg/.