community art

UA Students Document Artists in the Black Belt of Alabama

If you’ve heard of the Gee’s Bend Quilters or Charlie “Tin Man” Lucas, then you know there are some uniquely creative artists in the Black Belt of Alabama. Associate Professor Chris Jordan’s photography students got to spend quality time this semester with some of them — artist and civil rights veteran Betty Anderson of Camden,

A New Year, A New “Phase” in Art and Music

Phase has been rescheduled with a new date and time. This Wednesday evening, January 31, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., experience a multi-sensory art and music performance, Phase, at Sassafras Park in Tuscaloosa. Two UA art alumni, sculptor and UA instructor Jamey Grimes and artist Malcolm Smith will create site-specific installations in the park. Sound

Happy Holidays to You and Your Creative Spirit!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, December 20, 2017. The Art Roundup will take a break during the holidays, but we’ll be back posting art events in the New Year! For information any time, check out the Arts Council’s First Friday Tuscaloosa website! Please send us your visual arts events —

Artists and Art Lovers – Explore West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Artists and art lovers alike, note the links for juried exhibitions applications, along with the art events! Check out the Arts Council’s First Friday Tuscaloosa website! Please send us your visual arts events — we want to know what you are up

Celebrate Gift-Giving Season in West Alabama

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, December 6, 2017. We hope you’ll support local artists in your holiday gift-giving! Check out the Arts Council’s First Friday Tuscaloosa website! Please send us your visual arts events — we want to know what you are up to! This list is updated throughout the week

UA Alumni and Faculty In Exhibit Celebrating Alabama’s Art

A unique and historic exhibition at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts that includes UA art alumni and faculty opens November 17. Uncommon Territory: Contemporary Art in Alabama honors the 200th anniversary of Alabama’s organization as a United States territory in 1817. The exhibition, Uncommon Territory, recognizes 30 artists/collaborative teams in a survey that showcases a cross-section of the

And the Holiday Art Season Begins in West Alabama

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, November 15, 2017. We’re marching straight into the holiday season for art! Check out the Arts Council’s First Friday Tuscaloosa website! Please send us your visual arts events — we want to know what you are up to! This list is updated throughout the week on

Autumn and Art Are in the Air in West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Brisk strolls are in season now – and check out the Arts Council’s First Friday Tuscaloosa website! Please send us your visual arts events — we want to know what you are up to! This list is updated throughout the week on this