BFA alum

BFA Alumna Accepted to Post-Baccalaureate Program

Meg Howton, BFA 2016, was accepted to the ceramics post-baccalaureate program at the University of Florida. She will be in Gainesville in the fall of 2017 working in the ceramics studio while developing a portfolio of work to submit with applications to graduate school or other artist opportunities. “My plan is to continue on to either a graduate

Barbara Pennington: The Humanity of Art

As part our 70th anniversary commemoration of the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, we are recognizing some of our alumni who have received the degree. Stories and images from our BFA alumni are found here. Following is a compelling and timely story about one of them. Barbara Pennington (BFA 1955, MA 1957) dedicated her life

Art Alumnus Gives Prints to the SMGA Permanent Collection

Bill Hall (BFA 1973) has already made an impression on the SMGA’s Permanent Collection (Loupe Spring 2011). As Master Printer at Pace Prints in New York for almost 30 years, he has had unparalleled access to renowned artists making exquisite work. Over the years, he built a collection that he and his wife have now

70 Years of the BFA

The year 1945 was pivotal for UA and the art department. After Congress passed the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944 (better known as the “GI Bill”) at the end of World War II, schools around the country, including The University of Alabama, prepared for a large influx of new students as soldiers returned. In 1945,

Wellness Walls for Art Opens “A Sense of Place” at University Medical Center

The Wellness Walls for Art program at the University Medical Center is opening the 2015-year with an exhibit that features 17 artists and is entitled A Sense of Place. The public is invited to a reception Friday, January 16 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the University Medical Center, 850 5th Ave East, Tuscaloosa. The exhibition will continue through

Grand Hallucinations Exhibit features William Walmsley

Prints by the late WILLIAM WALMSLEY (1923-2003; BFA 1951, MA 1953) appeared in Grand Hallucinations: Psychedelic Prints by William Walmsley and Friedensreich Hundertwasser with works by the renowned Austrian artist in February and March at William and Mary College.