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UA Professor’s Photos Acquired by High Museum of Art

As the result of an award, 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. At least three

$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

Harrison Awards for Excellence in Art History Research Announced

Winners of the Harrison Award for Excellence in Research have been announced for the 26th Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History. Nadia DelMedico, graduate student in art history at The University of Alabama, won first place for her original research on the African American artist Henry Ossawa Tanner. In the essay, “Finding Religion in

Graphic Design Professor Awarded Bronze in International Competition

Assistant Professor Jonathan Cumberland designed two posters that were juried into the 2020 Ecuador Poster Bienal. One of the most competitive international graphic design poster competitions, a jury headlined by AIGA medalist Stefan Sagmeister selected from more than 11,000 entries from around the world. Cumberland’s poster, titled Architectural Transformation, received a bronze award. The main