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Fellowship Recipient Travels to Chicago for Art History Research

This summer, Dr. Wendy Castenell has been in Chicago researching her latest book project at the Newberry Library and she sent us some photos! Castenell, assistant professor of African American art, won a Short-Term Fellowship from the Newberry Library, sponsored by the Morrison Shearer Foundation. The fellowship supports Dr. Castenell’s research on the Chicago photographer

UA Alumna Awarded Prestigious Prize from Museum of Contemporary Photography

UA photo alumna Alayna Pernell has won the Snider Prize from Columbia College Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP). The Snider Prize is a purchase award given to emerging artists in their final year of graduate study. Sponsored by Lawrence K. and Maxine Snider, it is part of MoCP’s ongoing commitment to support new talent

Student Logo Chosen to Head Statewide History Project

Studio art major Rebecca DeLong’s logo designs were selected by Alabama historians and archivists to represent an important new statewide project that will make researching Alabama history a little bit easier. Cassandra Palmer’s Digital Layout and Production students participated in a competition to create a logo identity for the Civil War & Reconstruction Era Governors

UA Awards Studio and Art History Degrees in 2020-21

The academic year 2020-2021 has been challenging, to say the least, and we’re proud of our graduates for pushing through to earn their degrees. We wish them all the best as they move into the next part of their life journey. Degrees are cumulative over summer and fall 2020, and spring 2021. Bachelor of Arts,

UA Professor’s Photos Acquired by High Museum of Art

As the result of an award for her work, five photographs by Assistant Professor Allison Grant have been acquired by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, for their permanent collection. Grant won the Portfolio 2020 Purchase Award from the Atlanta Photography Group (APG) and APG purchased Grant’s work and donated it to the High Museum.

UA Art & Art History Outstanding Students Named

The UA Department of Art and Art History is proud to announce the recipients of our Outstanding Student Awards for 2020-2021. This is the department’s most prestigious award of the year, only given to a single graduate and undergraduate student in art history and in studio art. Outstanding Students in Art & Art History Nadia

$110,000 in Art & Art History Scholarships Awarded on Honors Day

The UA Department of Art and Art History is proud to announce our scholarship award recipients for the upcoming academic year, 2021-2022. Graduates, undergraduates and incoming freshmen in studio art and art history were awarded a total of $110,000 in scholarships, thanks to our generous donors. Our Scholarship Recipients The William Garnet Anderson Endowed Scholarship

Graduate Student Awarded Best of Show in Juried Exhibition

Zoe Fitch’s paintings, Domestic Female on View and Extension of Her Hand, were accepted in the international juried exhibition, Non-Traditional, at The In Art Gallery. Fitch’s painting Domestic Female on View won Best of Show, selected by juror Jessica Lynn Hunt. The online exhibition will be up from now through May 5, 2021. Fitch’s Master of

Student Art Historians Present Research at URCA 2021 Conference

UA student art historians presented research at The University of Alabama’s 14th annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference (URCA) at the Paul W. Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa on March 31, 2021. This year’s participants had an option to present in person or via video. Junior Aidan Miles-Jamison, who double-majors in art history and