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Painting Alumna Joins Faculty of Boise State

Astri Snodgrass (MFA 2015, painting) will join the faculty of Boise State University as Assistant Professor of Drawing and Painting in the fall of 2018. Her work is part of a two-person online exhibition at PLEAT Gallery in June. Since 2016 Snodgrass has served as Lecturer in Painting and Drawing in the Art Department at the University of

Metal Artists Featured at UA Gallery in June

Metal artists John Stewart Jackson and Joe McCreary (UA MFA 2011) will showcase their work at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, June 1-29, 2018. Between them, the artists have almost four decades of experience in the art and craft of working in metal. During the last 20 years, Joe McCreary

UA Art Alumni Included in Red Dog Potters Exhibition

The Tuscaloosa Museum of Art-Home of the Westervelt Collection will host a special exhibition of works by the Kentuck Red Dog Potters, July 28 through September 24, 2017. A reception will be held Friday, July 28, 5:30-7:30 pm. Susan Allen, Debbie Benson, Doris Blum, Karen Bownes, Shirley Hayes Dobbins, Kiersten Ellis, Mari Ezawa, Jo Anne Gentine,

Alumnus Matt Daugherty at the Arts Council Gallery

(Tuscaloosa, Ala.) “Dark Patriot,” an exhibit featuring the work of Matt Daugherty, will be displayed in The Arts Council Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center July 7-28, 2017. An opening reception will be held on July 7, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the

Ann and Henry Betak Exhibit ‘Side by Side’

Wellness Walls for Art presents a special exhibition, Side by Side: Paintings of Henry and Ann Betak, at the University Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, now through July 4, 2017. The exhibition is part of an ongoing series at the healthcare facility, Wellness Walls for Art, curated by another UA art alumna, Deborah Hughes. Hughes said that Side by Side is a unique

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

Haylee Walker Achieves Her Job Goal

BFA 2016 graduate Haylee Walker recently started a new job using the printmaking skills and experience she learned at UA. Walker received the bachelor of fine arts degree from UA with a primary concentration in printmaking and a secondary concentration in digital media. This fall JNJ Apparel in Northport, an automatic screen-printing shop, hired Walker