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April Art Night and First Friday in West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Thursday is Art Night in Northport – visit your favorite community art organization 5-8 pm! First Friday in downtown Tuscaloosa is packed with exhibitions and events, 5-9 pm! DCAF is Friday and Saturday! Please send us your visual arts events — we want to know what you’re up to. This list is updated throughout the week on this page.

APRIL ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide) Ceramics work by graduate student Nasrin Iravani, 2019. Image courtesy of the artist.

APR 4 Art Night reception, George Jones, Jr., Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport (APR 6-19), 5-8 pm
APR 4 Art Night reception, Missy Miles, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport (APR 3-27), 5-8 pm
APR 5 2019 Spring Arts & Crafts Show, 140 Cane Creek Rd., Warrior, 10 am-5 pm
APR 5 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
APR 5 First Friday Reception, Madelyn Carr Bonnett: Fine Art Photography Exhibition, The Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa (APR 5-26), 5-8 pm
APR 5 First Friday Reception, ST ART Night, Lorrie Lane Studio/Fast Lane Auto, 910 31st Avenue, Tuscaloosa, 5-8 pm
APR 5 First Friday Reception, Paul R. Jones Museum, 2308 6th St., Tuscaloosa, 5-8 pm
APR 5 First Friday Reception, Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition: Nasrin Iravani, UA Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa (APR 3-30), 5-8 pm
APR 5 First Friday Reception, Lucas McDaniel, Grace Aberdean Habitat Alchemy, 2124 9th St., Tuscaloosa, 6-9 pm
APR 5 First Friday Reception, Samantha Joslin BFA Exhibition: Matter of Normalcy, Harrison Galleries, 2315 Univ. Blvd., Tuscaloosa (APR 5-15), 6-9 pm
APR 5 Druid City Arts Festival (DCAF), Government Plaza, Tuscaloosa, 5-10 pm

HAPPENING NOW OR ENDING SOONMadelyn Carr Bonnett, "Purple and Light"

APR 6 Druid City Arts Festival (DCAF), Government Plaza, Tuscaloosa (APR 5-6), 10 am-5 pm
APR 6 2019 Spring Arts & Crafts Show, 140 Cane Creek Rd., Warrior, 10 am-4 pm
APR 8 Exhibition opening: First Annual T-Town Photo Club Exhibit, Lobby Gallery for Tuscaloosa Juvenile Court, 6001 12th Ave., East (APR 8-JUN 30)
APR 8 Reception, Jude AnogwihJuan López-BautistaUlrike Franz MA Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery (4-11)
APR 4-11 Jude AnogwihJuan López-BautistaUlrike Franz MA Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery

ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)

APR 13 Rooster Day, Marengo County Historical Society, Demopolis
APR 5-15 Samantha Joslin BFA Exhibition: Matter of Normalcy, Harrison Galleries, 2315 Univ. Blvd., Tuscaloosa
NOW-APR 15 Water/Ways – Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition, Arts Revive Cultural Arts Center, Selma
APR 18 Reception, Dana Tokarzewski, Caroline Rothschild, Samantha Joslin & Jonathan Lanier BFA Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 5-7 pm
APR 19 Reception, Earthworks: Pat Hoban Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa (APR 16-30), 6-9 pm
*APR 19 DEADLINE: Harpo Foundation Grants for Visual Artists applications (FEB 25-APR 19)Druid City Arts Festival
APR 16-23 Dana Tokarzewski, Caroline Rothschild, Samantha Joslin & Jonathan Lanier BFA Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA
NOW-APR 26 Beverly Buchanan-Habitat for Humanity, Paul R. Jones Museum, 6th St. Tuscaloosa
APR 5-26 Madelyn Bonnett Photography Exhibit, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
APR 27 Hog Wild for Art Festival, Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center, Camden, 10 am-3 pm
APR 27 Sipsey Arts Alliance Spring Art Market, Fayette Civic Center, Fayette, 10 am-4 pm
NOW-APR 30 Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition: Nasrin Iravani, UA Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa
APR 16-30 Earthworks: Pat Hoban Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa
APR 27 Exhibition opening, Alabama Artists: Roots and Wings, Arts Revive Cultural Arts Center, Selma (APR 27-MAY 31)
*MAY 1 Deadline extended! Call for Proposals: Public Art Project at Hudson Poole Fine JewelersThe Arts Council, Tuscaloosa

MAY FIRST FRIDAY & ART NIGHT (gallery guide) Jude Anogwih, "The Wor(l)d is an Idea" (detail), 2019, mixed media on packing board, varied dimensions. Image courtesy of the artist.

MAY 2 Art Night Kentuck Art Center, 5-8 pm
MAY 3 First Friday Reception, Generations: Eve Burnette and Jennifer Roth-Burnette, Betak-Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa (MAY 3-31), 5-7 pm
MAY 3 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
MAY 3 Opening reception, Upward Rhythm: Roger Jones Painting Exhibition, Paperworkers Local, 2717 Seventh Ave., South, Birmingham (MAY 3-JUN 15), 5:30-7:30 pm, artist talk, 6:30 pm
NOW-MAY 3 Confluence by Jerry Uelsmann, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art

MAY 5 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
MAY 9 Meeting: Tuscaloosa Chapter of the Union of Southern Artists, Lorrie Lane Studio, 910 31st Ave., Tuscaloosa, 5-7 pm (all artists welcome)
NOW-MAY 18 Tuscaloosa and the Capital Period, Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, 1901 Jack Warner Pkwy, Tuscaloosa
APR 27-MAY 31 Alabama Artists: Roots and Wings, Arts Revive Cultural Arts Center, Selma
MAY 1-31 Frances Osborn Robb: Shot in Alabama – A History of Photography, Friends Gallery, Hoover Public Library

JUN 2 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
JUN 7 First Friday Event, Sartre Night (Dress as Your Favorite French Existentialist contest), Lorrie Lane Studio, 910 31st Ave., Tuscaloosa, 5-7 pm
JUN 14 Reception, Scott McQueen: Sacred Folk, Betak-Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa, 5-7 pm, artist talk and book signing 6:30 pm
MAY 3-JUN 15  Upward Rhythm: Roger Jones Painting Exhibition, Paperworkers Local, 2717 Seventh Ave., South, BirminghamBeverly Buchanan-Habitat for Humanity, Paul R Jones Museum
NOW-JUN 15 Fe(male), Kress on Dexter, 39 Dexter Ave., Montgomery
APR 8-JUN 30 First Annual T-Town Photo Club Exhibit, Lobby Gallery for Tuscaloosa Juvenile Court, 6001 12th Ave., East
JUN 1-30 Frances Osborn Robb: Shot in Alabama – A History of Photography, Plaza Gallery, Hoover Public Library

AUG 2 First Friday Event, SM ART Night (art quizzes plus), Lorrie Lane Studio, 910 31st Ave., Tuscaloosa, 5-7 pm

SEP 6 First Friday Event, Pop T ART Night (Andy Warhol coloring contest & more), Lorrie Lane Studio, 910 31st Ave., Tuscaloosa, 5-7 pm
SEP 13 Reception, Poets and Painters 2Betak-Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa, 5-7 pm

OCT 4 First Friday Event, Disturbers of the Piece Awards Night, Lorrie Lane Studio, 910 31st Ave., Tuscaloosa, 5-7 pm
OCT 6 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
OCT 12-13 48th Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Northport

NOV 1 First Friday Reception, Women of the Bible: Lashonda RobinsonBetak-Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa (NOV 1-30), 5-7 pm
NOV 3 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
NOV 8 Art Mart Night: Holiday Open House, Lorrie Lane Studio, 910 31st Ave., Tuscaloosa, 5-7 pm

DEC 1 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
DEC 6 First Friday Event: 2nd Annual Kafka Downtown, Lorrie Lane Studio, 910 31st Ave., Tuscaloosa, 5-7 pm
NOW-DEC 31 ‘Of This Goodly Land:’ Celebrating Alabama’s Bicentennial, 1819-2019, Gorgas Library: Pearce Lobby, Williams Collection; M.H. Bryant Hall: Hoole Special CollectionsHog Wild Camden Apr 27, 2019

ANYTIME: Experience the Monsters that Tookover Tuscaloosa or stroll through UA’s Woods Quad Sculpture Garden with six outdoor sculptures, plus other sculptures in adjoining campus lawns and four galleries/museums in the heart of campus.

CALENDARS, EVENT LISTS & VISUAL ARTS SITES

https://art.ua.edu/category/roundup/ Always the latest Roundup!
https://art.ua.edu/about/calendar/
https://art.ua.edu/gallery/smga/
https://art.ua.edu/gallery/sgg/
https://art.ua.edu/gallery/prj/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/361599977234696/ (Alabama Art Post)
http://www.alabamacenterforthearts.org/
http://alwca.weebly.com/ (Alabama Women’s Caucus for Art)
http://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/search?q=Tuscaloosa
http://artsrevive.com/ (Selma)Roger Jones, "Ascent," Paperworkers Local, 2019.
http://arts.alabama.gov/gallery.aspx
http://www.artsbham.com/visual-arts/
http://www.artsnautism.org/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/artnighttuscaloosanorthport/
http://canterburychapel.dioala.org/Ministries/art-at-canterbury.html (Betak Frangoulis Gallery)
http://www.bethanywindhamengle.com/
http://www.blackbelttreasures.com/ (Camden, Wilcox County)
https://usdac.us/tuscaloosa (Black Warrior Outpost of the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture)
http://bryantmuseum.com/
http://www.artsbma.org/exhibitions/current/
http://cac.tuscarts.org/cacgallery.php (Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC)
http://cac.tuscarts.org/uagallery.php (University of Alabama Gallery, DWCAC)
http://www.chiltoncountyartscouncil.com/ (Chilton County Arts Council)
http://colemanarts.org/ (Sumter County)
http://creativecampus.ua.edu/
http://www.druidcityartsfestival.com/
https://www.ua.edu/events/category/8/ (arts events at UA)
https://www.apr.org/community-calendar
http://fayetteal.org/sipsey-arts-alliance/ (City of Fayette page)
http://fayetteal.org/residents/art-museum/ (City of Fayette Art Museum and Arts Council page)Ulrike Franz, "Dropdots," 2019, screenprint and watercolor painting on paper, ca. 19 x 19 inches. Image courtesy of the artist.
http://firstfridaytuscaloosa.com/
http://gorgashouse.ua.edu/
http://graceaberdean.com/
http://www.firstfridaytuscaloosa.com/art-galleries/harrison-galleries-llc
http://www.hooverlibrary.org/galleries
http://tuscarts.org/gallery-juniorleague.php (Junior League Gallery, Bama Theatre)
http://www.kentuck.org/
https://www.facebook.com/lorrieslane/
http://stephensmith.gallery/exhibitions.html
http://www.warnertransportationmuseum.com/
https://www.montevallo.edu/academics/colleges/college-of-fine-arts/departments/department-of-art/the-gallery/
http://www.oconnorartstudios.com/
https://www.facebook.com/riverportgallerynorthport
http://sipseyartsalliance.com/
http://scfac.uwa.edu/default.htm (Sumter County Fine Arts Council)
http://www.themakersmarketalabama.com/
http://www.tuscarts.org/calendarofevents.php
http://www.tuscarts.org/artnight.php
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/entertainment (no visual arts)
http://www.tvaa.net/ (Tennessee Valley Art Association)Yvonne Wells quilted hangings at The Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
http://visittuscaloosa.com/events/
http://www.waqg.com/ (West Alabama Quilters Guild)

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Look for this e-list each week, a service of the UA Department of Art and Art History. We hope to provide a more or less comprehensive list of exhibits and visual arts events in West Alabama (and sometimes a wider net, esp. if West Alabama folks are showing), with hyperlinks. Follow the links to get more information. To send your exhibition info, unsubscribe to this email, or to change or add an email address, please email: rachel.dobson@ua.edu. Your comments and suggestions are welcome.

Thank you for supporting ALL of the arts all over West Alabama!
“Gathering West Alabama’s Visual Arts Events since September 2013”