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UA Art History Professor Wins Grant to Make a Virtual Reality Gothic Cathedral for Alabama Middle-Schoolers

The humanities are more than a set of subjects like history, literature and philosophy; they are also a way of solving urgent problems. When they step beyond the walls of a university, the humanities can enrich public life in unique and vital ways. UA assistant professor of art history Dr. Jennifer Feltman was awarded a

UA Student Graphic Designers Strike Gold at the ADDYs

UA studio art majors and minors won Gold and Silver American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) in the student category at this year’s American Advertising Federation of Tuscaloosa’s annual awards gala in February. In the professional category, UA art faculty members won Gold ADDYs and a senior BFA major won a Silver ADDY. The American Advertising Awards

Art Professor Wins Award for Photographic Series

A series of photographs, Within the Bittersweet, by Assistant Professor Allison Grant, won the 2019 Developed Work Fellowship Award. Her photograph from the series, “In the Vines,” was included in the exhibition Developed Work at the Midwest Center for Photography. Grant’s artist statement about her series appears on her website: “Within the Bittersweet” is a

UA Grad Student Wins ISEA ‘Cutting Edge’ Award

Graduate student Jude Anogwih’s mixed media painting, Underneath Downtown, was selected for a Cutting Edge Award in the 27th Annual Juried Art Exhibition hosted by the International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA). The award is one of seven cash awards in the juried competition. The exhibition, which ran in September and October, was held in

Statewide Sculpture Trail First Work Blossoms

Ringo Lisko’s soft-petaled graphite proposal drawing almost disguises the fiery strength inherent in the bronze forms she’s now casting. Yet, her sculpture — an eight-foot circle of camellias in full bloom — fully embodies those seemingly contradictory characteristics of strength and delicacy. In fact, Lisko’s artistic purpose in part is to visually depict the contradictions

ADDYs All Around

Assistant Professor Jonathan Cumberland and two of his graphic design students brought home American Advertising Awards (formerly ADDYs) at the 50th American Advertising Federation of Tuscaloosa’s awards gala in February 2019. Cumberland won a Silver ADDY for his logo design for Stockton Piano Tuning in Columbus, Miss.  Mary Clare Brophy, a rising senior majoring in

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