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Dual Art Night Exhibits Foreshadow Heart Nights to Come!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, February 6, 2019. A double exhibition for Art Night in Northport is the perfect prelude for “Heart Night” events to come! See below for details. 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.

FEBRUARY ART NIGHT Works by Charlotte Wegrzynowski

FEB 7 Art Night reception, Art work by Charlotte Wegrzynowski, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm
FEB 7 Art Night reception, Paintings by Tom Wegrzynowski, Kentuck Museum, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm

HAPPENING NOW OR ENDING SOON  

FEB 8 H ART Night – exhibition and valentine making event, Lorrie Lane Studio/Liz Lane Gallery, 910 31st Avenue, Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm
FEB 8 My Heart through Art, West Ala. artists and Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Liz Lane Gallery, 1923 29th Ave South, Homewood, 5:30-7 pm
FEB 9 Fe(male), Kress on Dexter, 39 Dexter Ave., Montgomery (FEB 1-JUN 15), 7-9 pm
NOW-FEB 10 Foundations and Introductory Classes Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, Woods Hall, UA
NOW-FEB 10 2019 Double Exposure – Junior Division Exhibition, Junior League Gallery, Bama Theatre, Tuscaloosa
FEB 10 Awards Presentation and Closing Reception, 2019 Double Exposure – Junior Division Exhibition, Junior League Gallery, Bama Theatre, Tuscaloosa (JAN 18-FEB 10), 2-3 pm
NOW-FEB 11 Design Posters Art Show, Martin Campus Cadence Bank Art Gallery, Shelton State Community College, 9500 Old Greensboro Rd, Tusca.

ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)HART Night, Lorrie Lane Studio, Feb 8

NOW-FEB 15 Exhibit: Black Belt Alabama, 2nd Floor Lobby & Reading Room, W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, Mary Harmon Bryant Hall, UA
FEB 15 Exhibition opening: 2019 Visual Art Achievement Awards Exhibit, Junior League Gallery, Bama Theatre, 6th Street, Tuscaloosa (FEB 15-MAR 7)
NOW-FEB 19 Jayne Morgan, Kentuck’s Hotel Indigo Gallery, Tuscaloosa
FEB 20 Artist Lecture: Ben Vida, Gorgas Library 205, 7 pm
FEB 24 Artists’ reception for the opening of the Fayette Civic Center Garden Room (Sipsey Arts Alliance), 2-4 pm
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-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 & ART NIGHT (gallery guideImage courtesy of SSCC student Benjamin Calhoun.

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 5 Artist Lecture: Iva Gueorguieva, Gorgas Library 205, 7 pm
NOW-MAR 5 Forty Oils by Cooper FrenchUA Medical Center, 850 Peter Bryce Drive, Tuscaloosa
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., 5:30-6:30 pm
FEB 15-MAR 7 Exhibition opening: 2019 Visual Art Achievement Awards Exhibit, Junior League Gallery, Bama Theatre, 6th Street, Tusca.

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 23rd Druid Arts Awards, The Arts Council, Bama Theatre, 7 pm ($$)

APRIL FIRST FRIDAY & ART NIGHT (gallery guide

APR 4 Art Night Kentuck Art Center, 5-8 pm
APR 5 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)Larry Walker, artist, Paul R. Jones Lecture Series
APR 5 First Friday Reception Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition: Nasrin Iravani, UA Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa (APR 1-30)

APR TBA, 2019 Hog Wild for Art Festival, Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center, Camden
APR 8-11 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition (TBA), Sella-Granata Art Gallery
APR 13, 2019 Rooster Day, Marengo County Historical Society, Demopolis
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)

MAR 21-MAY 3, 2019 Confluence by Jerry Uelsmann, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
NOW-MAY 18 Tuscaloosa and the Capital Period, Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, 1901 Jack Warner Pkwy, Tuscaloosa
FEB 1-JUN 15 Fe(male), Kress on Dexter, 39 Dexter Ave., Montgomery

OCT 12-13 48th Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Northport

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 CollectionsMary Meares

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)
http://arts.alabama.gov/gallery.aspx Tom Wegryznowski, Refs, 2017, oil on canvas, 24 x 48 inches
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)Tom Wegrzynowski (MFA 2006) The Death of Caesar, 2017, Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 inches, selected for B18 Wiregrass Biennial.
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)
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)Ben Vida, installation
http://www.tvaa.net/ (Tennessee Valley Art Association)
http://visittuscaloosa.com/events/
http://www.waqg.com/ (West Alabama Quilters Guild)
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.

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