UA Seniors Juried Into Tennessee Collegiate Art Competition

Liv Komisar, “Faultline,” 2022, acrylic on stretched canvas, 48 x 48 inches. Image courtesy of the artist.

Seniors Abi Brewer and Liv Komisar were juried into the Tennessee Collegiate Art Competition (TCAC). The exhibition, which is open to all community college, college, and university students within Tennessee, Kentucky, and Alabama, runs February 18 – March 15, 2023, at Middle Tennessee State University’s (MTSU) Todd Hall Gallery. A reception and awards ceremony will be held February 25 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Liv Komisar is a senior BFA major in studio art with concentrations in painting and digital media, with a Blount Scholars Program minor. Her artwork is also currently showcased in the Gorgas Library Student Artwork Exhibition, through May 2023, on the 6th floor of Gorgas Library on UA campus. Komisar also works as a gallery assistant in the Paul R. Jones Museum in downtown Tuscaloosa. She was awarded the William Garnet Anderson Endowed Scholarship and the Art Students Endowed Scholarship Fund for 2022-2023. Her art website is here.

Abi Brewer, “Eyes to See Beauty,” 2022, oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches. Image courtesy of the artist.

Abi Brewer is a senior majoring in studio art in the CREATE Path to MBA program. She has an art business — Abi Brewer Fine Art — and is a member of the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce. Brewer is working with the Chamber and The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa to recruit UA student artists to demonstrate their art at downtown Tuscaloosa’s monthly First Friday Art Walk. She was juried into the 36th Annual West Alabama Juried Show, sponsored by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa, and the 51st Kentuck Festival of the Arts in Northport.

For information about The University of Alabama’s programs in studio art and art history, visit our Degree Programs page.