art careers

UA Student Rediscovers Love of Art History and a 16th-Century Bronze During Internship

While many college students had last-minute changes of plans to their summer jobs or internships because of the coronavirus pandemic, Aidan Miles-Jamison not only survived, but he thrived. The rising sophomore, who double-majors in art history and piano performance, was able to hang onto his summer internship at the Berman Museum in Anniston, Alabama. On

Pandemic Forces Rethinking Dreams, Rerouting Plans

The summer of 2019 found rising senior Anna Ingram chasing her dream of studying art history by applying to programs for graduate study. Ingram developed a love of Renaissance art during her undergraduate years as an art history major at UA and by her final year, knew she wanted to continue those studies post-graduation. “I

UA Printmaking Alumna Makes an Impression

UA alumna Francesca Baldarelli’s academic and real-world printing experience has served her well. Two years ago, just out of graduate school at UA in printmaking, Baldarelli (MFA 2018) landed a job as a press assistant and quality control catcher at JnJ Apparel, a T-shirt printing company in Northport, Ala., which has hired several of UA’s

UA Painting Professor’s Show One of ArtNet’s Favorites

Assistant Professor Bryce Speed‘s solo exhibition, Bryce Speed: The Floating World, at Venvi Gallery in Tallahassee, Florida, was postponed because of health concerns around the coronavirus in March – then moved online to a virtual exhibition. The show was recognized by ArtNet.com, an online resource for contemporary art worldwide, as one of their 13 favorite

Alumna Laci Jordan Aims to Inspire

The online learning community Skillshare announced that they have added UA art alumna and multidisciplinary designer Laci Jordan (BA 2011, digital media) to their online classes. Her digital illustration class (“Discover, Cultivate and Share Your Unique Personal Style”) has more than 4,400 followers. In a blog and video interview, No Blueprint, Jordan talks about how

Graphic Design BFA Major Hired at Sports Memorabilia Company

Dana Tokarzewski (BFA 2019, digital media) recently accepted her first design job in the packaging and collateral department at FOCO, a sports memorabilia and marketing company based in New Jersey. Tokarzewski said that because of the graphic design classes she took at UA, “I feel extremely prepared for my career in design and for that I

BFA Majors Take Giant Step Toward Professional Degree

Six Bachelor of Fine Arts majors will soon be a little closer to earning their professional degree in art. The public is invited to attend artist statement presentations by six Bachelor of Fine Arts majors on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. in Garland Hall 208. Seniors Lucy Cook, Natalie Cox, Alyssa Hochstetler, Ringo