More Mysterious and Monstrous Art in West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, October 28, 2015.
Welcome to our weekly list of visual arts events and exhibitions around West Alabama and stretching a bit beyond, especially if you are a UA art alumnus/a. Everybody, please send us your visual art event if you are in the West Alabama area – we want to know!Rachel Dobson, "Come on, be with us!," 3 of 5 pieces, 2015


OCT 29 NEW Reception and auction, Monster Makeover VI, Tuscaloosa Transportation Museum, 6-9 pm (date changed from Oct. 27)
OCT 29 Opening, Russ Warren: Works 1971 – 2015, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art (Oct. 29-Dec. 4; Nov. 2 reception)
NOW-OCT 30 Every Night: An Exhibition of Paintings by Roger Jones, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa
NOW-OCT 30 Fertile Ground: The Civil Rights Legacy in the Mississippi Delta – Photographs by Doris Derby, UA Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa
NOW-OCT 31 Wish You Were Here community postcard art exhibition, T.E.M.P. Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport

ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)Russ Warren (American, b. 1951), "Fino Fino Por Favor," 1991, Acrylic on canvas, 60 x 72 ½ inches, Image courtesy of Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville.

NOV 1 5th Street Vintage Market, Northport Farmer’s Market, 4150 5th St., 11 am-4 pm
NOV 2 Lecture by Artist Russ Warren, 205 Gorgas Library, 4:30 pm.
NOV 2 Reception for Russ Warren, SMGA, 103 Garland Hall, 6-8 pm
NOV 2 Artwork Pickup date, Wish You Were Here exhibition, T.E.M.P. Gallery, Kentuck


NOV 5 Artist Lecture: Sophie Lvoff, Gorgas 205, 7 pm (Facebook event page)
NOV 5 Art Night at Kentuck: Miz Thang in the T.E.M.P. Gallery, downtown Northport (Nov. 5-27)Kevin Ledgewood, watercolor in his exhibition, "Wings," in November 2015.
NOV 6 Reception, WINGS – Insects and Other Life Forms by Kevin Ledgewood, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC (NOV 6-27), 5-8 pm
NOV 6 Artist talk: Becky Beamer and Documentary ViewingNamibian Craft: the Unknown and the Outsiders, UA Gallery, DWCAC, 5:30-8 pm
NOV 6 Reception, Earthscapes: new paintings, sculptures and mixed media works by Charles and Betty Mills Groover, Walnut Gallery, Gadsden, 6-8 pm (UA art alumni)

NOW-NOV 8 Mosaiques sur Toile – Mosaics on Canvas: A Retrospective of Works from the Life of Ernest Vial, 1937-1999, Tuscaloosa Museum of Art
NOV 8 Unveiling ceremony, “The Birth of Alabama’s First Great Educational Institution” painting by Dean Mosher, Pearce Foyer, Gorgas Library, 3 pm
NOV 12 Reception, Entrelazado: An Exhibition of Cuban Printmaking, Sella-Granata Art Gallery (NOV 2-20)
NOV 12 Community Arts Conversations, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, 5-7 pm
NOW-NOV 15 Aquatic Dreams, Daniel Day Gallery, 3025 6th Ave., S., B’ham
NOW-NOV 15 Family Matters: LGBTQ Youth Perspectives, Ferguson Center Art Gallery, UA
NOW-NOV 15 Fall Salon @ Paperworkers Local, Birmingham, 4-7 pm
NOV 17 Art Talk Tuesday: Kevin Ledgewood on his Wings, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC. Bring your lunch and a friend! 12-1 pm
NOW-NOV 20 K-12 Fellowship Exhibition: University Place Elementary and Bryant High, Paul R. Jones Gallery, Tuscaloosa
NOV 2-20 Entrelazado: An Exhibition of Cuban Printmaking, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA (reception NOV 12)
NOV 20 Triple Tongue II (fashion, music, poetry and art), Green Bar, Tuscaloosa, 7 pm
NOV 20 DEADLINEDouble Exposure Photography Exhibition, Arts Council of Tuscaloosa
NOV 6-25 Namibian Craft: the Unknown and the Outsiders, UA Gallery, DWCAC, Tuscaloosa
NOV 6-27 WINGS – Insects and Other Life Forms by Kevin Ledgewood, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
NOV 5-27 Miz Thang in the T.E.M.P. Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
OCT 29-DEC 4 Russ Warren: Works 1971 – 2015, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art (Nov. 2 reception)
DEC 6 5th Street Vintage Market, Northport Farmer’s Market, 4150 5th St., 11 am-4 pm
NOV 2-DEC 15 31st West Alabama Juried Show ExhibitBama Theatre’s Junior League Gallery, Tuscaloosa
DEC 15 Closing Reception, 31st West Alabama Juried Show Exhibit, Junior League Gallery, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
DEC 19, 2015-MAY 15, 2016 Haitian Flags from the Cargo Collection, Birmingham Museum of Art

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 The Latest Roundup!  (Alabama Art Post) (Gazette Gallery, Northport)  (Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC) (University of Alabama Gallery, DWCAC)  (Arts events at UA)  (Wilcox County Arts Council) (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 our students/alumni 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!