Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, February 20, 2019. So many exhibitions and events to choose from this month, like the early blooms of spring! 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.

HAPPENING NOW OR ENDING SOON  Ben Vida, Reducing the Tempo to Zero

FEB 20 Artist Lecture: Ben Vida, Gorgas Library 205, 7 pm
FEB 21 Artist performance: Ben Vida, Recital Hall, Moody Music Building, 7:30 pm
NOW-FEB 22 Exhibit in Recognition of Black History Month, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
FEB 22 Exhibition opening, Rachel Wakefield, Kentuck’s Hotel Indigo Gallery, (FEB 22-MAY 19)
FEB 24 Artists’ reception for the opening of the Fayette Civic Center Garden Room (Sipsey Arts Alliance), 2-4 pm
FEB 25 Exhibition opening, Advanced Scholarship ExhibitionSella-Granata Art Gallery
FEB 26 Artist Lecture: Larry Walker, Paul R Jones Lecture Series, 110 AIME Building, UA, 6:30-8 pm
NOW-FEB 28 Night and Light: Photography by Mary MearesBetak Frangoulis Art GalleryCanterbury Chapel, Tuscaloosa
NOW-FEB 28 Celebrating the Life of Frankie Taylor Thomas – UA’s First African-American Faculty Member, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library 1st Floor Lobby, UA
NOW-FEB 28 Celebrating Black Artists from Alabama, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library 1st Floor Lobby, UA

Larry Walker, artist, Paul R. Jones Lecture SeriesONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)

MAR 1 24th Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History with keynote speaker Dr. Catherine Zuromskis
*NOW-MAR 1 Call for Proposals: Public Art Project at Egan’s Bar, The Arts Council, Tuscaloosa
*NOW-MAR 1 DEADLINE for applications for Gay Burke Memorial Fellowship in Photographic Arts, Alabama State Council on the Arts
*MAR 1 Applications open for 48th Kentuck Festival of the Arts (Oct 12-13)
MAR 1 Opening of the Sipsey Arts Alliance Artists’ Collective, 117 Columbus St. East, Fayette
FEB 26-MAR 1 Tuscaloosa Can! sculptures on display, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center
MAR 1 2019 Tuscaloosa Can! Awards, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, 5:45 pm (Donations here)

MARCH FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide

MAR 1 11th Annual Empty Bowls, Grace Presbyterian Church, 11 am-2 pm
MAR 1 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)

MAR 3 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
MAR 5 Artist Lecture: Iva Gueorguieva, Gorgas Library 205, 7 pmIva Gueorguieva, "In Pieces" 2018. Photo courtesy of the artist.

NOW-MAR 5 Forty Oils by Cooper FrenchUA Medical Center, 850 Peter Bryce Drive, Tuscaloosa
FEB 25-MAR 6 – Advanced Scholarship ExhibitionSella-Granata Art Gallery
NOW-MAR 7 Median: Michael Lorsung, Bloch Hall, University of Montevallo

MARCH ART NIGHT (gallery guide

MAR 7 Art Night, Kentuck Art Center, 5-8 pm
MAR 7 Awards ceremony and reception:  2019 Visual Art Achievement Awards Exhibit, Junior League Gallery, Bama Theatre, 6th Street, Tusca.(NOW-MAR 7), 5:30-6:30 pm
MAR 7 Art Night Reception,Alabama, Then and Now, Alabama Plein Air Artists traveling exhibition (Bicentennial event), Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC, 5-8 pm

NOW-MAR 8 Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu , Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, UA
MAR 14 Ribbon cutting for the Sipsey Arts Alliance Artists’ Collective, 117 Columbus St. East, Fayette, Time TBA
MAR 21-28 Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition (TBA), Sella-Granata Art Gallery
MAR 28 Closing reception, John KlostermanAmy Smoot MFA Thesis ExhibitionSella-Granata Art Gallery, 5-8 pm
MAR 28 23rd Druid Arts Awards, The Arts Council, Bama Theatre, 7 pm ($$)
MAR 7-28 Alabama, Then and Now, Alabama Plein Air Artists traveling exhibition (Bicentennial event), Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC

APRIL FIRST FRIDAY & ART NIGHT (gallery guideTyra Robinson, "Unforgotten (Sandra Bland)" Art Council Gallery, DWCAC

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 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
APR 5 First Friday Reception Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition: Nasrin Iravani, UA Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa (APR 1-30)
APR 5 Druid City Arts Festival (DCAF), Government Plaza, Tuscaloosa, 5-10 pm
APR 5 2019 Spring Arts & Crafts Show, 140 Cane Creek Rd., Warrior, 10 am-5 pm

APR 6 Druid City Arts Festival (DCAF), Government Plaza, Tuscaloosa, 10 am-5 pm
APR 6 2019 Spring Arts & Crafts Show, 140 Cane Creek Rd., Warrior, 10 am-4 pm
APR 8-11 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition (TBA), Sella-Granata Art Gallery
APR 13 Rooster Day, Marengo County Historical Society, Demopolis
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 1-30 Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition: Nasrin Iravani, UA Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa
*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

MAY 2 Art Night Kentuck Art Center, 5-8 pm
MAY 3 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)

MAY 5 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
MAR 21-MAY 3, 2019 Confluence by Jerry Uelsmann, Sarah Moody Gallery of ArtMary Meares
NOW-MAY 18 Tuscaloosa and the Capital Period, Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, 1901 Jack Warner Pkwy, Tuscaloosa

JUN 2 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
NOW-JUN 15 Fe(male), Kress on Dexter, 39 Dexter Ave., Montgomery

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 3 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
DEC 1 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
NOW-DEC 31, 2019 ‘Of This Goodly Land:’ Celebrating Alabama’s Bicentennial, 1819-2019, Gorgas Library: Pearce Lobby, Williams Collection; M.H. Bryant Hall: Hoole Special Collections

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

http://art.ua.edu/category/roundup/ Always the latest Roundup!
http://art.ua.edu/about/calendar/
http://art.ua.edu/gallery/smga/
http://art.ua.edu/gallery/sgg/
http://art.ua.edu/gallery/prj/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/361599977234696/ (Alabama Art Post)Jackie Moore Quilt Artist, Sipsey Arts Alliance, Fayette
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)
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)
http://events.publicbroadcasting.net/wual/events.eventsmain
http://fayetteal.org/sipsey-arts-alliance/ (Fayette County)
http://fayetteal.org/residents/art-museum/ (Fayette County)Poster for the 24th Annual Graduate Symposium in Art History at UA.
http://firstfridaytuscaloosa.com/
http://gorgashouse.ua.edu/
http://graceaberdean.com/
http://www.firstfridaytuscaloosa.com/art-galleries/harrison-galleries-llc
https://www.facebook.com/HookedOnArtsFestival (Wilcox County)
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://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)
http://visittuscaloosa.com/events/
http://www.waqg.com/ (West Alabama Quilters Guild)Yvonne Wells quilted hangings at The Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
http://wilcoxcountyartscouncil.org/

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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”