The Permanent Collection, housed and cared for by the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, was created in the 1950s as a unique and integral component of the then Department of Art. The majority of the collection is dedicated to works on paper including graphic prints and photography. Also included are paintings, drawings and small sculpture.
A dedication ceremony for the Woods Quad Sculpture Garden was held Friday, August 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the north steps of Clark Hall, overlooking the historic quadrangle. Associate Professor Craig Wedderspoon gave a brief presentation on Woods Quad’s most recent changes and the sculptures featured within it. For more information, read The College of
The friendly atmosphere around Woods Quad is one of Leah (Tripp) Alford’s strongest memories of her time at UA. Alford graduated UA in 1971 with a BA in English and a minor in art history. She took many studio courses as well and was part of the Raudelunas art collective. These days she is working
Originally published in the fall 2012 issue of The Loupe, as “Trailblazer for Women Leads UA Art into the Future by Rachel Dobson.” When her former colleagues talk about Virginia Pitts Rembert Liles, the word “gracious” appears frequently in their descriptions of her. “She was gracious and diplomatic,” says Robert Mellown, UA professor emeritus of
A good part of the spring 2013 issue of The Loupe was given over to the alumni of Professor Gay Burke’s photography classes. Many of Burke’s old students sent us reminiscences and thank-yous to a teacher who, for forty years, has given her students so much. One of the contributions was this essay by current UNA professor of art
RAUDELUNAS ART COLLECTIVE REUNITES ON UA CAMPUS January 7 – February 2, 2013 February 2 – Closing reception, 5–7 p.m. at the UA Ferguson Center Art Gallery followed immediately by a concert at the Ferguson Center Theatre from 7:30– 9 p.m. Gallery Hours: Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. “Raudelunas was the single
Reprinted from the spring/summer 2012 issue of The Loupe Two paintings by the renowned artist Lee Krasner (1908 – 1984) were part of the recent exhibition, Commingling Contemporary: Selections from the Permanent Collection, in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art. The show also included an oil on paper painting by former UA art professor and nationally
A BRIEF HISTORY AND RESOURCE PAGE An article in the January 19, 2012, CW on one of the Alabama Biennial sculptures encouraged me to post some information on and photos of the respected juried exhibition that “quickly gained a reputation as an important outdoor sculpture exhibition in the South.” http://www.flickr.com/photos/uaart/sets/72157607358107464/ The very first year of the Biennial, 1991, when the