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First Friday and Community Arts Conversations in West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, January 30, 2019. This week it’s First Friday in downtown Tuscaloosa – come talk to us during Community Arts Conversations! 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 Richard Richards, "From the North Rim" 

TODAY: JAN 30 Gallery Talk by Cole Rogers, artist director and master printer of Highpoint Editions, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, 103 Garland Hall, 3:00 pm
NOW-JAN 31 Liz Lane Paintings & Steve Davis Sculpture, Lorrie Lane Studio, 910 31st Avenue, Tuscaloosa
NOW-FEB 22 Inspired: Woodland Forest Elementary K-12 and the Paul R. Jones Collection, Paul R. Jones Museum, Tuscaloosa
NOW-JAN 31 LaShonda Scott Robinson, Tuscaloosa County Juvenile Court Lobby, 6001 12th Ave., East
*NOW-FEB 1 Call for Proposals: Public Art Project at Hudson Poole Fine Jewelers, The Arts Council, Tuscaloosa

FEBRUARY FIRST FRIDAY & COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS (gallery guide

FEB 1 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
FEB 1 Community Arts Conversations, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Tuscaloosa 5:30-7:30 pm
FEB 1 First Friday reception, Black History Month Exhibit, The Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC, 5-8 pm
FEB 1 First Friday reception, Tinted Grounds: Paintings by Richard Richards, UA Gallery, DWCAC, 5-8 pm
FEB 1 First Friday, Grace Aberdean Habitat Alchemy, 2124 9th St., Tuscaloosa, 6-9 pm
FEB 1 First Friday reception, Artwork of Paul Looney, Harrison Galleries, 2315 Univ. Blvd., Tuscaloosa, 6-9 pm

FEBRUARY ART NIGHTFEB 7 Tom and Charlotte Wegrzynowski, Art Night at Kentuck Art Center, Northport

FEB 7 Tom and Charlotte Wegrzynowski, Art Night at Kentuck Art Center, Northport
NOW-FEB 7, 2019 Kentuck’s Studio ArtistsKentuck Art Center, Northport

ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)

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 2019 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 15 Exhibit: Black Belt Alabama, 2nd Floor Lobby & Reading Room, W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, Mary Harmon Bryant Hall, UAMary Meares
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
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)
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 guide

MAR 1 11th Annual Empty Bowls, Grace Presbyterian Church, 11 am-2 pmHART Night, Lorrie Lane Studio, Feb 8
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, 2019 Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu , Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, UA
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)
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 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)Gay Burke Memorial Fellowship in Photographic Arts Flier FY2020

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 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

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)Black Belt Alabama, Hoole Special Collections photography exhibit
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)
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)Richard Richards, "From the North Rim"
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)Ringo Lisko, Monster Takeover 2018, Harrison Galleries
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”