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Arts Festivals and Art Exhibits Enrich West Alabama

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Look out for the arts festivals around West Alabama this weekend! 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 Beverly Buchanan-Habitat for Humanity, Paul R Jones Museum

NOW-APR 25 Making Alabama – A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit, Bibb County Board of Education, 721 Walnut St., Centreville, Ala.
NOW-APR 26 Beverly Buchanan-Habitat for Humanity, Paul R. Jones Museum, 6th St. Tuscaloosa
NOW-APR 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 534 Temple Ave., N., Fayette, Ala., 10 am-4 pm
APR 27 Exhibition opening, Alabama Artists: Roots and Wings, Arts Revive Cultural Arts Center, Selma (APR 27-MAY 31)
NOW-APR 30 Lorrie Lane and Kimberly Barfield, Betak-Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa
NOW-APR 30 Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition: Nasrin Iravani, UA Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa
NOW-APR 30 Earthworks: Pat Hoban Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, TuscaloosaHog Wild Camden Apr 27, 2019
NOW-APR 30 Spring Student Art Exhibition, Visual Arts Dept., Martin Campus Cadence Bank Art Gallery, Shelton State Community College, 9500 Old Greensboro Rd., Tuscaloosa
APR 30 Exhibition opening, Westwood Art Month at the Bama, K-5 Art Exhibition by Westwood Elementary students, Bama Theatre’s Junior League Gallery, Tuscaloosa (APR 30-MAY 10)
*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)

NOW-MAY 2 Alexander Brunson: Art of the Resilient, Wynn Humanities & Fine Arts Center Gallery, Stillman College, Tuscaloosa
MAY 2 Art Night reception, Woodworkers of West Alabama Exhibition, Kentuck’s Museum and Teer Galleries, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 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 ArtSipsey Arts Alliance Spring Art Mkt Apr 27, 2019

ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)

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)
APR 30-MAY 10 Westwood Art Month at the Bama, K-5 Art Exhibition by Westwood Elementary students, Bama Theatre’s Junior League Gallery, Tuscaloosa
MAY 10 Reception, Generations: Eve Burnette and Jennifer Roth-Burnette, Betak-Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa (MAY 3-31), 5-7 pm
NOW-MAY 18 Tuscaloosa and the Capital Period, Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, 1901 Jack Warner Pkwy, Tuscaloosa
NOW-MAY 19 Rachel WakefieldKentuck’s Hotel Indigo Gallery, Tuscaloosa
MAY 2-30 Woodworkers of West Alabama Exhibition, Kentuck’s Museum and Teer Galleries, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
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 LibraryMadelyn Carr Bonnett, "Purple and Light"

JUN 2 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm

JUNE ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide)

JUN 6 Art Night reception, Mojo Weaver & Tommy Rosenstiel, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center (JUN 6-JUL), Northport, 5-8 pm
JUN 6 Art Night reception, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm
JUN 7 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
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, Birmingham
NOW-JUN 15 Fe(male), Kress on Dexter, 39 Dexter Ave., Montgomery
NOW-JUN 30 First Annual T-Town Photo Club Exhibit, Lobby Gallery for Tuscaloosa Juvenile Court, 6001 12th Ave., East, TuscaloosaCreated by a member of the West Alabama Woodworkers Association in Tuscaloosa.
JUN 1-30 Frances Osborn Robb: Shot in Alabama – A History of Photography, Plaza Gallery, Hoover Public Library

MAY 23-JUL 14 Mojo Weaver, Kentuck’s Hotel Indigo Gallery, downtown Tuscaloosa
JUN 5-JUL 24  Mojo Weaver & Tommy Rosenstiel, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
JUN 5-JUL 25 Kevin Irwin Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport

AUGUST ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide)

AUG 1 Art Night Reception, Andrew & Etta McCall Exhibition, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport (JUL 30-OCT 11), 5-8 pm
AUG 1 Art Night Reception, Crossroads Arts Alliance, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport (JUL 31-AUG 29), 5-8 pm
AUG 2 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
AUG 2 First Friday Event, SM ART Night (art quizzes plus), Lorrie Lane Studio, 910 31st Ave., Tuscaloosa, 5-7 pm
AUG 2 First Friday Reception, Rik Long Exhibition, Kentuck’s Hotel Indigo Gallery, downtown Tuscaloosa (JUL 17-SEP 24), 5-8 pmCeramics work by graduate student Nasrin Iravani, 2019. Image courtesy of the artist.
JUL 31-AUG 29 Crossroads Arts Alliance, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport

SEPTEMBER ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide)

SEP 5 Art Night Reception, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm
SEP 5 Art Night Reception, Miller Pottery Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm
SEP 6 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
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
JUL 17-SEP 24 Rik Long Exhibition, Kentuck’s Hotel Indigo Gallery, downtown Tuscaloosa

OCTOBER ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide)Patrick Hoban, "Placeholder" (detail), ceramic and found rocks, 4' x 9' x 2". Image courtesy of the artist.

OCT 3 Art Night Reception, Andrew & Etta McCall Exhibition, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm
OCT 3 Art Night Reception, Miller Pottery Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm
OCT 4 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
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
SEP 5-OCT 10 Miller Pottery Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
JUL 30-OCT 11 Andrew & Etta McCall Exhibition, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
OCT 12 48th Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Kentuck Park, Northport, 9 am-5 pm
OCT 13 48th Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Kentuck Park, Northport, 9 am-4 pm

NOVEMBER FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide)Kimberly Barfield at Betak-Frangoulis Gallery, Canterbury Chapel

NOV 1 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
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 1 Woodworkers of West Alabama Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, 3215 Univ. Blvd., Tuscaloosa, 6-9 pm

NOV 3 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm

NOVEMBER ART NIGHT
NOV 7 Art Night reception, Art Students of Stillman College, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport (OCT 29-NOV 22), 5-8 pm
NOV 7 Art Night reception, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm
NOV 8 Art Mart Night: Holiday Open House, Lorrie Lane Studio, 910 31st Ave., Tuscaloosa, 5-7 pm
OCT 29-NOV 22 Art Students of Stillman College, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport

DEC 1 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
DEC 3 Dickens Downtown, historic downtown Northport, 5-8 pm

DECEMBER ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide)

DEC 5 Art Night reception, Kentuck Studio Artists Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport (DEC 3-JAN 17), 5-8 pm
DEC 6 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
DEC 6 First Friday Event: 2nd Annual Kafka Downtown, Lorrie Lane Studio, 910 31st Ave., Tuscaloosa, 5-7 pm
DEC 17 Exhibition opening, Wade Hall Postcards Traveling Exhibit: Main Streets, UA (location TBA), (DEC 17-JAN 3)
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 CollectionsJerry Uelsmann, “The Somnambulist's Dream,” 2014, gelatin silver print, 30 x 24 inches

DEC 17, 2019-JAN 3, 2020 Wade Hall Postcards Traveling Exhibit: Main Streets, UA (location TBA)
DEC 3, 2019-JAN 17, 2020 Kentuck Studio Artists Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport

ANYTIME: Experience the Monsters that Tookover Tuscaloosa downtown, 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)
http://arts.alabama.gov/gallery.aspxRoger Jones, "Ascent," Paperworkers Local, 2019.
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)
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)
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”