cross-campus collaboration

North American Hand Papermakers Conference Hosted at UA

Artist Beth Sheehan, who serves as office associate in the department of art and art history, and UA Book Arts assistant professor Kyle Holland co-organized and co-hosted the North American Hand Papermakers Conference, 2021 Fluid Practices. The virtual conference on papermaking took place September 25 and 26, and featured demonstrations, group panels and individual talks

Art and Art History and Asian Studies Host Japanese Art Lecture

Julie Nelson Davis, professor of the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania, will present an online lecture, “The Art World of Ukiyo-e: The ‘Pictures of the Floating World’ in Context,” Monday, October 18, 2021, at 5:30 pm (CT) on Zoom. Click on this link to register. Dr. Davis is the author of Utamaro

Artist Rebecca Rutstein to Present Online Talk at UA

The Collaborative Arts Research Initiative (CARI) and the College of Arts and Sciences are pleased to present an online artist talk by Rebecca Rutstein titled “The intersection of Art and Science,” hosted by Dr. Julia Cartwright, on Zoom, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at 5 PM. Registration is required – at this link. Artist Rebecca Rutstein

When They See Us, What Do They See? Perspectives on Black Art

The Paul R. Jones Museum presents When They See Us, What Do They See?: Perspectives on Black Art, August 7 – September 25, 2020, curated by Barbara-Shae Jackson. While Tuscaloosa and The University of Alabama practice safe distancing, the museum is open by appointment only. Call (205) 345-3038 or email the director for more information. What

UA Art Students Illustrate Books for Statewide Reading Initiative

Nine student illustrators are helping bring original reading books to life for students in grades 1-3 across the state. In partnership with businesses, civic groups, and higher education institutions, a statewide literacy program, Reading Allies, will train community volunteers to work through individually designed lessons with striving readers. Each lesson consists of multiple books, and

Acclaimed Poet Collaborates with Musicians and Artist

The Department of Art and Art History presents an exciting and unprecedented musical and video experience in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery October 17, 18, and 19, 2017. A video of the complete text of Hank Lazer’s Brush Mind: At Hand, along with three musical compositions written and for this installation will be performed. The gallery is

Photo Shoot Night at the Museum

Students in Associate Professor of Photography Christopher Jordan‘s intermediate and advanced photo classes (ART 318 and 418) have been staging production photographs around UA campus for the past several semesters. Below is an example of one that was produced in the Alabama Museum of Natural History in Smith Hall. The image is made in a “directorial

UA Makerspace Presents Spring Workshops 

UA students can again learn about 3D printing and related technologies outside of the classroom! Every Wednesday in February, March and April, 2016, from 2-3 pm, students will be able to get some incredible hands-on training in 3D Design and Printing with experienced teachers.  The Wednesday workshops are led by instructors Jamey Grimes (Department of