African American history

Alumna Casts Sculptures for Bicentennial Project

April Terra Livingston’s new sculpture Motherwork stands as an iron-strong reminder of the endurance of women, and that it really does “take a village.” Celebrating the vital role of midwifery today and in history – termed “motherwork” by scholar Patricia Hill Collins – the cast iron sculpture is one of three new works by Livingston

Acclaimed Atlanta Artist To Speak at UA

Artist and educator Larry Walker will offer a presentation on his six decades of artwork and experiences in the art  world as part of the Paul R. Jones Lecture Series, Tuesday, February 26, 2019, in the AIME Building on UA campus.  Walker’s art has been featured in over 200 exhibitions, including a two-part retrospective – Larry Walker: The

UA Alumna Sculpts Memorial to Slave Ship Survivor

“The story of Africatown is one that all Alabamians should know. It is an amazing story of survival in the face of adversity,” April Livingston said when asked about why she feels her recent sculpting and casting project is so important. In February, MFA alumna April Livingston’s cast iron bust of the Africatown hero, Cudjoe