Associate Professor Pete Schulte has been awarded a prestigious artist residency at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas. Founded in the late 1970s by sculptor Donald Judd, the Chinati Foundation has hosted renowned and emerging artists including Ingólfur Arnarsson, John Newman, John Wesley and Karl Haendel. Schulte, who was the recipient of the South Arts State Fellowship for Alabama in 2017,
Photographs by Celestia “Cookie” Morgan (MFA 2017, photography) are included in the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s current exhibition “New Southern Photography,” curated by Richard McCabe up through March 2019. The show was written about in the New York Times‘ “Lens” blog and featured one of Morgan’s photographs. Morgan’s work was also featured in the 2017 exhibition, Contemporary Alabama Photography, at the
Professor Craig Wedderspoon is one of three inaugural recipients of the new McMahon-Pleiad Prize, given by the Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama System. The prize has been awarded to a collaborative public art project, the McMahon-Pleiad Public Art Trail initiative, conceived by Wedderspoon and his colleagues Stacey Holloway of UAB’s department of art
Ever had a sudden urge to peer through a giant kaleidoscope? Now you can! The latest permanent public sculpture, titled simply Kaleidoscope, is designed and built by UA art alumnus and foundry specialist Eric Nubbe, and has been installed by UA Art Foundry at Snow Hinton Park in Tuscaloosa. Commissioned by Tuscaloosa PARA, the seven-foot-high aluminum sculpture
Alumna Laci Jordan (BA 2011, digital media) has been making big headlines in the graphic design world recently. Jordan, who is a senior graphic designer at Creative Artists Agency in Los Angeles, has had her artwork featured on ESPN’s news site The UnDefeated, on the site, Amplifier, an online “art machine for social change,” and on Wildfang.com.