art history

Students Share Inaugural Art History Prize

UA’s art historians hosted the Harless presented his thesis research in the form of a paper titled “The Donna Regina Passion Frescoes: A Portrayal of the Interior Altars of Invisible Women.” Williamson, from UAB, presented “‘The Ladies’ Who Founded MoMA: How Three Female Art Collectors Created One of the World’s Leading Museums.” Each year, the joint

ART AMBASSADORS: Encouraging Students by Example

This year, office associate and ambassador coordinator Martha Sears cultivated a new crop of Art Ambassadors. Art and art history majors Kathryn Bornhoft, Kelby Cox, Charla Davis, Erin Hein, Rachel Jones, Katherine Langner, Amanda Miller and Julia Stewart greeted and gave tours to potential students, parents and other visitors. Our ambassadors introduced themselves at the

Visiting an 11th-century church inspires student’s research.

Even though Lauren Eich just graduated from UA with a BA in art history, she is still hard at work researching the medieval architecture she loves. Last fall Lauren Eich (BA ARH 2014) took Dr. Tanja Jones’ Late Medieval Art History course and took on the research topic of the Abbey Church of St. Etienne in

Art Lessons

This article is reprinted from the Fall 2013 issue of The University of Alabama’s Undergraduate Research magazine.  The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art provides UA students with a wealth of learning opportunities, both scholarly and creative. By Terri Robertson When you consider the term art history, what comes to mind? Perhaps you envision a darkened classroom