community art

Spring Semester in West Alabama Galleries

The UA Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Harrison Galleries in downtown Tuscaloosa and The Grocery on Main Avenue in Northport (started by three of our alumni) are three area venues for exhibitions by our students and faculty. Here are photos of exhibitions in the spring semester of 2015:    UA Gallery in the

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

West Alabama Exhibitions Now Through the New Year

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, December 17, 2014 A short list but many of these exhibitions extend into 2015. Happy Holidays to everyone! ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date) 2014 into 2015 NOW-DEC 31 The Three, paintings, drawings and silk textiles by Henry, Ann and David Betak, Canterbury

COOL LINE-UP for ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Thursday, October 2, 2014 Outdoor sculpture at the Bamboo Park, Rock n Roll Art at “B SIDE” in  Tuscaloosa and more! ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY OCT 2 reception 5 pm Meredith Knight MFA Exhibition, “The Marrow of It,” Kentuck Bamboo Park, Northport OCT

While Away Your Autumn with West Alabama Art

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Thursday, September 25, 2014 Basket castles in York, upcycled sculpture at the Bamboo Park in Northport, and Kentuck Festival on the horizon! ENDING SOON NOW-SEP 26, Aqua, encaustic paintings by Joni Gruber. DWCAC Arts Council Gallery NOW-SEP 26 Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese

UA Creates Art for Children’s Hospital

OCT 2014 UPDATE: We just got the final tally for the NUCOR-Children’s of Alabama Charity Classic! “Pretty awesome,” commented Professor Craig Wedderspoon. “The four pieces together made $41,000 for the hospital!” The break down: Meredith Randall Knight’s Tee Off brought $6,000. Kelly Shannon’s “golf ball” sculpture was auctioned for $9,000; Eric Nubbe’s steel model of Children’s Hospital claimed $11,000; and

Clear Your Calendar for West Alabama Art!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, August 14, 2014. Don’t miss the shows ending this week — then clear your calendar for a whirlwind of art next week (figuratively only). ——————— ENDING SOON! NOW-AUG 27 “Past and Present: Alabama Art from the Mobile Museum of Art Permanent

UA art instructors and student create new art space in Northport

The Grocery – founded by Anne Herbert (MFA 2013 and full-time instructor), Virginia Eckinger (MFA 2014), and Claire Lewis Evans (MFA candidate) – opens its doors on Art Night, September 4. This new artist-run studio, exhibit, and performance space emanates creative vibes from 900 Main Avenue in Northport, Alabama. The artists are now reviewing proposals

Call and Response: Digital Photo Students Interact with the Jones Collection

Tuscaloosa, AL — The Department of Art and Art History is proud to present an exhibition, Call and Response, which features works by Paul R. Jones Collection artists and students in Chris Jordan’s Advanced Digital Photography class. The works will be on display in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, April 17 – May 10, 2013. There will be a reception Thursday,