Art Is In Residence in West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, September 23, 2015.
Welcome to our weekly list of visual arts events and exhibitions around West Alabama and stretching a bit beyond, especially if you are a UA art alumnus/a. Please send us your visual art event if you are in the West Alabama area – we want to know!David Betak, artist in residence at the DWCAC


SEP 23 “Art and Music Event,” Rachel Cano and Ian Bittner, The Duente: A Treatise on Defecting, Canterbury Chapel Art Gallery, 6-8 pm


NOW-SEP 25 Tom Wegrzynowski: Apocrypha, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
NOW-SEP 25 Donna Meester’s The Life of a Costume: From Page to Stage, UA Gallery, DWCAC
NOW-SEP 25 Polk Photographs from The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, PRJ Gallery
NOW-SEP 27 Karen Graffeo, Let Us Now Praise Famous Roma, Odessa Woolfolk Gallery, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (held over!)

ONGOING AND UPCOMING (in order of ending date unless one day event)
Tom Wegrzynowski, "The Scientist," 2014, oil on canvas, 48 x 36 inches
NOW-SEP 25 Artists in Residence at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center: Lorrie Lane and David Betak, 10 am-4 pm (more dates to come)
NOW-SEP 30 Interchanges at the Edge of Chaos, PaperWorkers Local, Birmingham
NOW-SEP 30 Aquatic Gardens: Travels through the Imagination, Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, Jack Warner Pkwy, Tuscaloosa
NOW-SEP 30 Rachel Cano and Ian Bittner present The Duente: A Treatise on Defecting, Canterbury Chapel Art Gallery (music event: SEP 23 6-8 pm)
OCT 2 First Friday, Keena Nichelle Graham, Grace Aberdean Habitat Alchemy, 2124 9th St., Tuscaloosa, 6-9 pm
OCT 2 First Friday ReceptionDerek G. Larson and Marc Mitchell: [mon-i-ter], September 22–October 23, 2015, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, Woods Hall.
OCT 2 First Friday ReceptionEvery Night: An Exhibition of Paintings by Roger Jones, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa, 5:30-7:30 pm (OCT 1-30)
OCT 2 First Friday Reception, Fertile Ground: The Civil Rights Legacy in the Mississippi Delta – Photographs by Doris Derby, UA Gallery, DWCAC, 5:30-7:30 pm (OCT 2-30)
OCT 4 Reception, Brandon Baggett’s Druid City Art Show!, Druid City Brewing Company, Tuscaloosa, 3-6 pm
OCT 6 LECTURE with Patterson Sims, curator of Joyce J. Scott: Truths and Visions, 5:30 pm, Lloyd Hall 132
NOW-OCT 6 Natural Wonders, Wellness Walls for Art, University Medical Center, 850 5th Ave., East, Tuscaloosa
NOW-OCT 10 Hither and Yon, The Fuel & Lumber Company, Birmingham
OCT 11 5th Street Vintage Market, 4150 5th St, Northport, 11 am-4 pm
OCT 16 DEADLINE: 31st Annual West Alabama Juried Show, Arts Council of Tuscaloosa
NOW-OCT 16 “Queen of the Night Blossoms” by Bethany Windham Engle is one of the paintings in “Natural Wonders,” on display at the University Medical Center through Oct. 6. By Terri Robertson
OCT 17-18 Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Kentuck Park, Northport
SEP 23-OCT 23 Marc Mitchell & Derek Larson, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA (reception OCT 2)
OCT 27 Reception and auction, Monster Makeover VI, Tuscaloosa Transportation Museum, 5-8 pm
OCT 1-30 Every Night: An Exhibition of Paintings by Roger Jones, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa (reception OCT 2)
OCT 2-30 Fertile Ground: The Civil Rights Legacy in the Mississippi Delta – Photographs by Doris Derby, UA Gallery,DWCAC, Tuscaloosa (reception OCT 2)
NOW-OCT 31 Wish You Were Here community postcard art exhibition, T.E.M.P. Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
NOV 2 Artwork Pickup date, Wish You Were Here exhibition, T.E.M.P. Gallery, Kentuck "Wish You Were Here" community postcard show at the Kentuck T.E.M.P. gallery.
NOV 5 Reception, Entrelazado: An Exhibition of Cuban Printmaking, Sella-Granata Art Gallery (NOV 2-20)
SEP 24-NOV 8 Mosaiques sur Toile – Mosaics on Canvas: A Retrospective of Works from the Life of Ernest Vial, 1937-1999, Tuscaloosa Museum of Art
NOW-NOV 13 Aquatic Dreams, Daniel Day Gallery, 3025 6th Ave., S., B’ham
OCT 5-NOV 20 K-12 Fellowship Exhibition: University Place Elementary and Bryant High, Paul R. Jones Gallery, Tuscaloosa
NOV 2-20 Entrelazado: An Exhibition of Cuban Printmaking, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA (reception NOV 5)
NOV 20 DEADLINEDouble Exposure Photography Exhibition, Arts Council of Tuscaloosa
NOV 5-30 Marc Mitchell, "iPhoneCasts"

ANYTIME: Stroll between galleries through our Woods Quad Sculpture Garden with five outdoor sculptures, plus other sculptures in adjoining campus lawns.

CALENDARS, EVENT LISTS & VISUAL ARTS SITES  (Alabama Art Post) (Gazette Gallery, Northport)  (Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC) (University of Alabama Gallery, DWCAC)  (Arts events at UA)  (Wilcox County Arts Council) (Sumter County Fine Arts Council)  (West Alabama Woodworking Assn.)  (West Alabama Quilters Guild meets 2nd Saturdays)


Look for this e-list each week from 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 our students/alumni 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: Your comments and suggestions are welcome.

Thank you for supporting ALL of the arts all over west Alabama!