Artist Talks and Arts Festivals Warm Up West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Artists are talking about their work, performing with musicians and generally busting out all over! Everybody, please send us your West Alabama visual arts events – we want to know what you are up to!


APR 13 (TODAY) ARTIST LECTURE: Artist Phoebe Beasley: Connecting Textured Roots and Routes, Paul Jones Lecture Series, DWCAC, 5:30 pm
APR 14 ARTIST LECTURE: William Downs, 203 Garland Hall, UA
APR 14-MAY 13 William Downs drawing installation, Fuel & Lumber Company, Tuscaloosa
APR 16 Sipsey Arts Alliance Spring Art Market, Fayette Civic Center, 10 am-4 pm
APR 16 Montevallo Arts Festival, Montevallo, Ala., 10 am-5 pm
NOW-APR 16 Intersections: Josh Whidden MFA Thesis Exhibition, Harrison Galleries

ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)

APR 19 Reception, UA Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art (APR 19-MAY 27), 6-8 pm
APR 21 Film screening, 3 Short Films Selected by Maaike Gouwenberg, Ferguson Center Theater, 4-5:30 pm
APR 21 Reception, Passage: Celestia Morgan MA Exhibition | Turner Williams MFA ExhibitionSella-Granata, 5-8 pm, with a special performance at 7:30 pm
APR 22 Reception, William Downs Poster
APR 22 Max Eilbacher and Turner Williams, Jr. (quad electronics & shahi baaja)Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA, 7 pm
APR 23 Magicicada & Dux (electronics & cello)Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA, 6 pm
APR 24 William T. Dooley (strings)Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA, 6 pm
APR 25 Holland Hopson (electronics & banjo)Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA, 6 pm
APR 26 Shea Stevenson (homemade instruments and devices)Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA, 6 pm
APR 27 Jasper Lee (hammer dulcimer), Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA, 6 pm
APR 28 Rodger Stella (theremin & synthesizer)Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA, 7 pm
APR 30 Andrew Dewar & Brad Davis (reeds & electronics)Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA, 7:30 pm
MAY 1 LaDonna Smith (viola), Davey Williams (guitar), Gerard Assayag (laptop) and Andrew Dewar (reeds)Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA, 7:30 pm
NOW-APR 29 (Re)Pair: Heather Whidden MFA Thesis Exhibition, UA Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa
NOW-APR 29 Black is Beautiful, Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art, Tuscaloosa
APR 18-30 2016 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa (Reception APR 22)
NOW-APR 30 New Paintings – Lorrie Lane, Gallery at Canterbury Chapel, Tuscaloosa
APR 30 Hog Wild for Art Festival, Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center, Camden, Alabama
NOW-APR 30 Joshua Whidden MFA show card
APR 18-MAY 3 Passage: Celestia Morgan MA Exhibition | Turner Williams MFA ExhibitionSella-Granata Art Gallery
MAY 6 Reception, Sarah Austin MFA Thesis Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, 6-9 pm (First Friday)
MAY 6 Reception, The B Side Group Exhibition, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, 5-8 pm (First Friday)
MAY 7 Art in the Park 2016, Jasper
NOW-MAY 7 Karina Salazar Senior Art Exhibition, Wynn Center Art Gallery, Stillman College
MAY 14 Early Bird Deadline, 45th Kentuck Festival
NOW-MAY 15 Haitian Flags from the Cargo Collection, Birmingham Museum of Art
MAY 20 Reception, Flora and Fauna Exhibition, Daniel Day Gallery, Birmingham
MAY 21 Reception, Intimate Spaces, Union Grove Gallery, UAH, 6-9 pm
APR 19-MAY 27 UA Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
MAY 6-MAY 27 The B Side Group Exhibition, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Tuscaloosa
JUN 1 DEADLINEFinal Application Deadline, 45th Kentuck Festival
MAY 21-JUL 2 Hog Wild for Art Festival, April 30, 2016

AUG 5-SEP 30 UAB/UA Faculty Exhibition, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Tuscaloosa
SEP 2 Reception, UAB/UA Faculty Exhibition, DWCAC, 5:00-8:00, First Friday

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


Heather Whidden, "wish i hadn't lost you there," detail 2016 (Alabama Art Post) (Alabama Women’s Caucus for Art)
Sipsey Arts Alliance (Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC) (Bama Theatre galleries) (University of Alabama Gallery, DWCAC) (Chilton County Arts Council) (Arts events at UA) (Wilcox County Arts Council) (Rose Gallery, Clanton) (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 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: Your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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