Art & Art History Scholarship Awards Presented at Honors Day

During Honors Day ceremonies in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, April 1, 2019, twenty undergraduates in studio art and art history were awarded $81,000 in scholarships for the coming year. To qualify, studio art students submitted portfolios and exhibited their best work in the Advanced Scholarship Exhibition in February and art history students submitted

Art and Art History To Recognize Outstanding Students on Honors Day

The UA Department of Art and Art History will present scholarship awards for the coming academic year and recognize outstanding student achievement during the Honors Day Convocation and Reception, Friday, April 5, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, Garland Hall. Students who have been awarded scholarship awards for the upcoming

Art Major Wins Asian Studies Essay Award

Rising senior Sarah Fields won The University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences’ 2019 Asian Studies Essay Award for her research on the Italian Jesuit painter Giuseppe Castiglione who served as a court painter during the Qing dynasty in China in the 18th century. Fields researched and wrote the paper, titled “Lang Shining: The

UA Instructor Jamey Grimes Wins Select Southern Art Award

Full-time instructor Jamey Grimes has been named the 2019 South Arts State Fellowship recipient for Alabama and awarded $5,000. The South Arts State Fellowships are awarded to one artist each in nine southern states whose work reflects the best of the visual arts in the South. Artistic excellence is the sole criterion for selection.  Grimes will now compete for the Southern Prize,

UA Faculty Finalist for National Photography Award

Associate Professor Christopher Jordan has been named one of ten finalists for the 2018 Clarence John Laughlin Award for photography. Jordan entered a portfolio of images, which included the photograph here, titled “Bad Dog.”  The Clarence John Laughlin Award was created to support the work of photographers who use the medium as a means of creative

Art Professor’s Work Receives Juror’s Award

Associate professor of art Chris Jordan received the juror’s award for his image, Emptying, in the upcoming exhibition Myths, Legends and Dreams at the Vermont Photoplace Gallery in Middlebury, Vt. The exhibition dates are March 7 – March 31, 2018. The call for entries for the juried exhibition sought photographic works that would bring the viewer into the artist’s

Art History Professor Wins Book Award

Associate Professor of Art History Lucy Curzon’s new book, Mass-Observation and Visual Culture: Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain, has been awarded the Historians of British Artist Book Award for Exemplary Scholarship on the Period after 1800. The prize committee found Curzon’s book, published by Routledge in 2017, “theoretically sophisticated and convincingly argued, a timely and important volume