community art

Exhibition Emphasizes Handmade Artwork

EXHIBITION: More Quilting, Carving, and Printing Too! DATE: October 6, 2015 – January 14, 2016 LOCATION: University Medical Center, 850 Fifth Avenue East, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 35401 The new installation of Wellness Walls For Art features the return of the combined themes of quilting, carving and printmaking with new work from the West Alabama Quilters Guild, poster artist Isadora

UA Art Sculptures Bring $52,000 to Charity Auction

Four steel sculptures created by students and faculty at UA’s Department of Art and Art History raised $52,000 for the 9th annual Nucor Children’s Charity Classic silent auction this year, the second year the department has contributed art to the charity. Senior Alli Sloan, recent BFA grads Ali Jackson and Eric Nubbe, along with Associate Professor Craig

Enjoy Cool Art with Our Early Autumn Breezes!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, August 26, 2015.  Welcome to our weekly list of visual arts events and exhibitions around West Alabama and stretching a bit beyond, especially if you are a UA art alumnus. Please send us your visual art event if you are in

First Day of School and Have We Got Some Art For You!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Welcome to our weekly list of visual arts events and exhibitions around West Alabama and stretching a bit beyond, especially if you are a UA art alumnus. Please send us your visual art event if you are in

Ephemeral Sculpture by Claire Lewis Evans

MFA candidate Claire Lewis Evans has been a whirlwind of activity. Lewis Evans was awarded Best Three-Dimensional Artwork for her paper and bamboo sculpture Messenger and for her paper and reed sculpture Satellite in the online exhibition Chasing the Light (Finding the Shadow) at the virtual Still Point Art Gallery. She presented her MFA thesis

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