artduringcovid19

Art Faculty and Staff Identify Key Ingredients in Learning: Community, Connection

In March, when UA had to impose social distancing to protect students, faculty and staff from the coronavirus, changes to teaching methods and learning experiences across campus were often abrupt and even disorienting. When teaching involved hands-on demonstrations or in-class practice, as it does in art and art history, painters, ceramicists, printmakers, as well as

Art History Student Wins Honors, Defends Thesis on Zoom

In the thick of the quarantine, grad student Faith Barringer defended her master of arts thesis in art history on Zoom. Barringer’s faculty committee, made up of UA professors of art history Drs. Tanja Jones (chair), Lucy Curzon, Rachel Stephens, Doris Sung and UAB art historian Dr. Heather McPherson, interrogated her about her thesis research

Pandemic Sparks Creativity in UA Graphic Design Professor

The coronavirus pandemic has brought out the creativity of many artists, including UA studio art faculty. In April, Assistant Professor Jonathan Cumberland‘s poster design was selected for the BREATH-SYMBIOSIS 2020 International Graphic Design Exhibition Against Infectious Diseases. Cumberland teaches graphic design and digital media. Read more stories about how our faculty and students have continued

UA Studio Faculty Showcase Summer Surprises

CONVERGENCE: UA STUDIO ART FACULTY The University of Alabama Gallery June 1- July 23, 2020, and online: Flickr.com | Facebook.com The summer semester is always a slower time around Tuscaloosa. Many faculty are working on studio and art history research projects. In that respect, despite COVID-19, this summer is no different and the director Daniel

Art@Alabama Degree Exhibitions Go Virtual

Congratulations to our graduates! Among our MFA, MFA and BFA graduates, we have seven degree recipients whose exhibitions have been posted online. Take a look! Online exhibition – Amber Quinn MA Thesis Exhibition, Flickr, Facebook Online exhibition – Jude Anogwih MFA Thesis Exhibition, Flickr, Facebook Online exhibition – Nasrin Iravani MFA Thesis Exhibition, Flickr, Facebook Katie

Do You See What I See? Jones Collection Online Preview

Do You See What I See? – Selections from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art An online preview of an exhibition in the Paul R. Jones Museum May 8 – August 31, 2020: Artists include William J. Anderson, Radcliffe Bailey, Doughba H. Caranda-Martin, William Crite, Allan L. Edmunds, Michael Ellison, Jessica Scott Felder, Ronald Lockett, Fahamu

More Than $72,000 in Art & Art History Scholarships Awarded

The UA Department of Art and Art History is proud to announce our scholarship recipients for the upcoming academic year. Undergraduates in studio art and art history were awarded a total of $72,950 in scholarships thanks to our generous donors. Art history majors Sophia Ancira – Julie Peake Holaday Memorial Endowed Scholarship Ivy Borden –

UA Awards Art History and Studio Art Degrees

Congratulations to our graduates in art and art history! It’s been an unusual, sometimes difficult, final semester and we wish them all the best as they move into the next part of their life journey. Bachelor of Arts, art history Noah Dasinger, Fabian Hale, Anna Ingram, Sarah Murphree, Tanner Ransdell Bachelor of Arts, studio art

Art History Students Re-Imagine Ukiyo-e Prints in Current Culture

Students in Dr. Doris Sung’s Art of Japan course this spring conducted in-depth research on the original Ukiyo-e prints housed in the Permanent Collection of the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art. The Ukiyo-e (“picture of the floating world”) woodblock print is a unique Japanese art form popularized during the Edo period (1615-1868), a time when