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Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Who says it’s too hot to paint?! Three artist receptions Friday-Sunday in Tuscaloosa: a cool chance to meet the artists and enjoy their work. 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.“Intersection: Jonathan Lanier, Ringo Lisko, Sam Joslin, Jennifer Gault, Eric Nubbe” Harrison Galleries July 3-17, 2019

HAPPENING NOW OR ENDING SOON

JUL 12 Reception, Ann Betak’s Painting Class, Betak-Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa (NOW-JUL 31), 5-7 pm
JUL 12 Reception, Intersection: Jennifer Gault, Sam Joslin, Jonathan Lanier, Ringo Lisko, Harrison Galleries, 2315 University Blvd., Tuscaloosa (JUL 7-13), 6-9 pm
JUL 14 Reception, Observations in Oil, Mojo Weaver and John Kelley, Kentuck Gallery at Hotel Indigo Tuscaloosa (NOW-JUL 24), 2-4pm
NOW-JUL 17 Intersection: Jennifer Gault, Sam Joslin, Jonathan Lanier, Ringo Lisko, Harrison Galleries, 2315 University Blvd., Tuscaloosa
NOW-JUL 17 Wilcox Artworks Celebrates Wilcox Artists, The Gallery, 103 Broad Street, Camden, Ala.

ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)

NOW-JUL 24 Mojo Weaver & John Kelley, Gallery at Hotel Indigo, Tusca., and Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
JUL 25 Unveiling: Steve Davis public sculpture, Hudson Poole Fine Jewelers, 1111 Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa, 10 am
NOW-JUL 25 Kevin Irwin Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
JUL 27 March Quilt Workshop, Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, 10am-1 pm
JUL 27 9th Annual Chilton County Arts Festival, Performing Arts Center, Jeff State CC, Clanton, 9am-4pm
JUL 29 Exhibition opening, Force of Family: Hannah Christopher BFA Thesis Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA campus (JUL 29-AUG 2)
NOW-JUL 31 The Butterfly Effect – Honoring the Legacy of Gay Burke, Georgine Clarke Alabama Artists Gallery,  Alabama State Council on the Arts, Montgomery
NOW-JUL 31 Ann Betak’s Painting Class, Betak-Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa

AUGUST ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide)Ann Betak, "Sunset," 2011.

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
JUL 29-AUG 2 Force of Family: Hannah Christopher BFA Thesis Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA campus
AUG 2 Closing reception, Force of Family: Hannah Christopher BFA Thesis Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA campus (JUL 29-AUG 2), 1-4 pm
AUG 2 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
AUG 2 First Friday Reception, Druid City Music Art Show, The Arts Council Gallery, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, 600 Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa, 5-8 pm
AUG 2 First Friday Reception, Rik Long Exhibition, Kentuck’s Hotel Indigo Gallery, downtown Tuscaloosa (JUL 17-SEP 24), 5-8 pm
AUG 2 First Friday Reception, Al Sella: For the Record, The University of Alabama Gallery, DWCAC (AUG 2-SEP 27), 5-8 pm
AUG 2 First Friday Reception, Abstracts by Leslie Baumhower, Harrison Galleries, 2315 Univ. Blvd., Tuscaloosa, 6-9 pm

AUG 3 Meridian Art Walk, Union Station, 1901 Front St, Meridian, Miss., 8 am-1 pm
AUG 23 Jazz & Art – Druid City Music Festival, Abstracts by Leslie Baumhower, Harrison Galleries, 2315 Univ. Blvd., Tuscaloosa, 7-9 pm
JUL 31-AUG 29 Crossroads Arts Alliance, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
AUG 2-30 Druid City Music Art Show, The Arts Council Gallery, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, 600 Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa
NOW-AUG 31 Juan M. Lopez-Bautista, George P. Farmer Gallery, Hoover Public Library, Hoover, Ala.

SEPTEMBER ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide)Image by John and Kendra Abbott of Abbott Nature Photography

SEP 5 Opening reception, Annual Graduate Student Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery (SEP 5-19), 4-6 pm
SEP 5 Opening reception, Department of Art and Art History 2019 Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art (SEP 5-OCT 11), 5-7 pm
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 reception, Purvis Young: Born in Liberty City , Paul R. Jones Museum, 6th Street, Tuscaloosa (SEP 6-OCT 25)

SEP 7 Meridian Art Walk, Union Station, 1901 Front St, Meridian, Miss., 8 am-1 pm
SEP 7 Opening reception and award presentation, INK ONLY II: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Prints, Paperworkers Local, UAB’s Project Space, 900 13th Street South (SEP 7-OCT 5), 5-7 pm
SEP 13 Reception, Poets and Painters 2Betak-Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa, 5-7 pm
SEP 5-19 Annual Graduate Student Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art GalleryThe March Quilts logo
JUL 17-SEP 24 Rik Long Exhibition, Kentuck’s Hotel Indigo Gallery, downtown Tuscaloosa
AUG 2-SEP 27 Al Sella: For the Record, The University of Alabama Gallery, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Tuscaloosa
NOW-SEP 30 Full House – When An Artist Collects the Work of Other Artists, Wellness Walls for Art, University Medical Center, 850 Peter Bryce Boulevard, Tuscaloosa (8am-5pm)
NOW-SEP 30 “Trash Quilts” by Ana Schuber, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Tuscaloosa, 6400 New Watermelon Rd.

OCTOBER ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide)

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 reception, Purvis Young: Born in Liberty, Pau l R. Jones Museum, 6th Street, Tuscaloosa (SEP 6-OCT 25), 5-8 pm

OCT 5 Meridian Art Walk, Union Station, 1901 Front St, Meridian, Miss., 8 am-1 pm
SEP 7-OCT 5 INK ONLY II: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Prints, Paperworkers Local, UAB’s Project Space, 900 13th Street South, Birmingham
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
SEP 5-OCT 11 Department of Art and Art History 2019 Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
OCT 12 48th Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Kentuck Park, Northport, 9 am-5 pmart by Scott McQueen
OCT 13 48th Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Kentuck Park, Northport, 9 am-4 pm
OCT 24 Opening reception, William Paul Thomas: Breathin’ Different, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art (OCT 24-DEC 12), 5-7 pm
SEP 6-OCT 25 Purvis Young: Born in Liberty City, Paul R. Jones Museum, 6th Street, Tuscaloosa

NOVEMBER FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide)

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 2 Meridian Art Walk, Union Station, 1901 Front St, Meridian, Miss., 8 am-1 pm
NOV 3 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pmAna Schuber, Quilts at the UU of Tuscaloosa

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
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)
OCT 24-DEC 12 William Paul Thomas: Breathin’ Different, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
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 Collections

DEC 17, 2019-JAN 3, 2020 Wade Hall Postcards Traveling Exhibit: Main Streets, UA (location TBA)
JAN 9 Opening reception, Cultural Collateral: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art (JAN 9-FEB 14), 5-7 pm
DEC 3, 2019-JAN 17, 2020 Kentuck Studio Artists Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport

FEB 27 Opening reception, Renée Stout: In the Parallel Universe, Part 3, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art (FEB 27-APR 10), 5-7 pm
FEB 27-APR 10 Renée Stout: In the Parallel Universe, Part 3, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art

APR 16 Opening reception, Nasrin Iravani: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, (APR 16-MAY 14), 5-7 pm
APR 16-MAY 14 Nasrin Iravani: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art

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!Lorrie Lane, "Museum in the Distance," 24 x 36.
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
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”