Pieces of April, But It’s Still March in West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Brush away that yellow pollen; spring art season is here! Everybody, please send us your West Alabama visual arts events – we want to know what you are up to!

HAPPENING NOW OR ENDING SOON! 2016 Digital Media Exhibition, Ferguson Gallery

TONIGHT: 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 On the Rocks – Paintings by Deborah Hughes, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
NOW-APR 1 The Artist’s Studio, Inside and Out, Wellness Walls for Art, University Medical Center, Tuscaloosa

APRIL FIRST FRIDAY (APR 1) Deborah Hughes, Loon Point

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 1 First Friday, Grace Aberdean Habitat Alchemy, Guest Artist: Neel Alexander, Tuscaloosa, 6-9 pm

ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)Joshua Whidden, Redact, 2016. MFA Thesis Exhibition, Harrison Galleries.

APR 2 11th Annual Fountain City Arts Festival, Pratt Park, downtown Prattville, 9 am- 5 pm
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: Terrell Taylor and Lorrie Lane, Clarke Gallery, Kentuck

NOW-APR 7 yellow hammer festival 2016
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: Artist Phoebe Beasley: Connecting Textured Roots and Routes, Paul Jones Lecture Series, DWCAC, 5:30 pm
APR 14 ARTIST LECTURE: William Downs, 203 Garland Hall, UA
APR 14-MAY 13 William Downs drawing installation, Fuel & Lumber Company, Tuscaloosa
APR 16 Sipsey Arts Alliance Spring Art Market, Fayette Civic Center, 10 am-4 pm
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 19 Reception, UA Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art (APR 19-MAY 27), 6-8 pm
APR 22 Reception, 2016 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, 6-9 pm
APR 1-29 Heather Whidden, "unseen forces," detail
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)
NOW-APR 30 New Paintings – Lorrie Lane, Gallery at Canterbury Chapel, Tuscaloosa
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, Hog Wild for Art Festival, April 30, 2016
APR 19-MAY 27 UA 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) (Alabama Women’s Caucus for Art) (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!