Craig Wedderspoon

Two Artists Create Sculptures for Two Bicentennials

Two bicentennial bashes require twice as much artistic input! This year, two artists, UA professor of art Craig Wedderspoon and sculptor Caleb O’Connor are creating permanent sculptural programs to commemorate both the state of Alabama and the city of Tuscaloosa bicentennial celebrations. Tuscaloosa was founded on Dec. 13, 1819, just one day before the territory

UA Artists Help Create Alabama Bicentennial Celebration

“As the Bicentennial approaches it has been obvious that our state’s artists have, throughout the years, been some of our best and most prolific story tellers. Clearly the arts and artists of Alabama will take a high profile position in celebrations statewide.” — Alabama State Council on the Arts Annual Report 2018 UA art and

Rebirth at Bryce

Greek Goddess Gets a Makeover For more than a century, a classically-robed goddess greeted newcomers to the place most recently named Bryce Hospital, promising all who entered youth and health as she poured real water from a ewer she held overhead. Now, Bryce Hospital has moved to its new location at the old Partlow State