Have Some Frost, Pollen and Tornadoes with Your West Alabama Art!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Here’s an especially packed edition to catch up after our break, with art events in our area and a bit beyond. Everybody, please send us your West Alabama visual arts events – we want to know what you are up to!

HAPPENING NOW OR ENDING SOON! Tom Scott (American, 1928-2013), Untitled, n.d., oil on canvas, 27 ¾ x 27 inches, Gift of the artist, P1971.74

NOW-MAR 23 Let Us Now Praise Famous Soil: Exploring Alabama’s Black Belt: Chip Cooper, Robin McDonald, Jerry Siegel, Michael Vaughn Sims, ASCA Gallery, Montgomery
MAR 24 Theatre Artists, an Exhibit, Theatre Tuscaloosa, 6-9 pm
MAR 25 Reception, So Long As I Am: Liam Ward MA Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa
NOW-MAR 25 Dimensions (part 2) Ferguson Center Gallery, UA campus
NOW-MAR 25 Two Pocketfuls: Work by Bryce Speed & William Dooley, Gadsden Museum of Art

Liam Ward, "Things I have been described as."ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)

MAR 26 March Gourd Madness, Rose Gallery, Clanton, 10 am – 2 pm
MAR 30 Reception, Digital Media Student Exhibition, Ferguson Art Gallery, UA, 5-7 pm (MAR 30-APR 8)
NOW-MAR 31 So Long As I Am: Liam Ward MA Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, Tuscaloosa
NOW-MAR 31 Familiarity: New Photographs by Chip Cooper, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
MAR 31 DEADLINE: Artist applications for the Montevallo Arts Festival (APR 16)
APR 1 DEADLINE: Call for Entries, Intimate Spaces, Alabama Women’s Caucus for Art, Huntsville
NOW-APR 1 Karina Salazar Senior Art Exhibition, Stillman College
NOW-APR 1 The Artist’s Studio, Inside and Out, Wellness Walls for Art, University Medical Center, Tuscaloosa


APR 1 First Friday Reception, Karina Salazar Senior Art Exhibition, Wynn Center Art Gallery, Stillman College (APR 1-MAY 7), 5-7 pm
APR 1 First Friday Reception, Intersections: Josh Whidden MFA Thesis Exhibition,  Harrison Galleries, 6-9 pm
APR 1 First Friday Reception, (Re)Pair: Heather Whidden MFA Thesis Exhibition, UA Gallery, DWCAC, 5-8 pm
APR 1 First Friday, O’Connor Art Studios, Tuscaloosa
APR 3 5th Street Vintage Market, Northport Farmers Market, 11 am-4 pm
APR 3 Yellowhammer Festival, Tuscaloosa River Market, 2:00-8:30 pm
APR 7 Art Night Reception, EXIT 2016: BA Group Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 5-7 pm (MAR 28-APR 7)
APR 7 Art Night, Crossroads Arts Alliance, Main Avenue Gallery, Kentuck, Northport
APR 7 Art Night, Etruscan Dreams/Black Warrior Days: Terrill Taylor and Lorrie Lane, Deborah Hughes, Loon Point

MAR 28-APR 7 EXIT 2016: BA Group Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA (APR 7)
MAR 30-APR 8 Digital Media Student Exhibition, Ferguson Center Art Gallery, UA
APR 9 Seventh Annual Druid City Arts Festival, Government Plaza, Tuscaloosa, 10 am-6 pm
NOW-APR 10 In This House: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
APR 13 ARTIST LECTURE: Phoebe Beasley, Paul Jones Lecture Series, DWCAC, 5:30pm
APR 14 ARTIST LECTURE: William Downs, Garland Hall and Fuel & Lumber Co., TuscaloosaLucy Curzon and Katie Howard speak to middle school children about art works on display at the Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in Tuscaloosa.
APR 16 Montevallo Arts Festival, Montevallo, Ala., 10 am-5 pm (application deadline MAR 31)
APR 1-16 Intersections: Josh Whidden MFA Thesis Exhibition, Harrison Galleries
APR 22 Reception, 2016 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, 6-9 pm
APR 1-29 (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)
APR 30 Hog Wild for Art Festival, Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center, Camden, Alabama
NOW-APR 30 For the Love of Mardi Gras Exhibition, Daniel Day Gallery, Birmingham
APR 18-MAY 3 Turner Williams MFA Exhibition | Celestia Morgan MA Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery
MAY 7 Art in the Park 2016, Jasper
APR 1-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 21 Reception, Kentuck Courtyard in downtown Northport - one of the fun places to hang out during Art Night.
APR 19-MAY 27 Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
JUN 1 DEADLINEFinal Application Deadline, 45th Kentuck Festival
MAY 21-JUL 2 Intimate Spaces, Union Grove Gallery, UAH

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.

CALENDARS, EVENT LISTS & VISUAL ARTS SITES Always the latest Roundup! (Alabama Art Post) (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.

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