cross-campus collaboration

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

Advanced Photo Students Design Reality on Woods Quad

Last spring Associate Professor Chris Jordan‘s Advanced Photography class did a production shoot at the Gorgas House. This fall, the current advanced class (ART 319/418/518/618) put together a photo shoot in Woods Quad. The theme was a “Clash of Eras,” depicting a 1950s-era couple on a picnic in period garb, enjoying the latest in current technology.

Photo Students in ART 428 Bring History to Life at the Gorgas House Museum

In April, Assistant Professor of Art Chris Jordan’s students in Advanced Digital Photography class (Art 428) made history come alive. Students Brian Burkhard, Dana Cottone, Caroline Godwin, Chi Pan and Yanbing Wu created and photographed historically accurate scenes in UA’s Gorgas House Museum as a course assignment. They worked with museum director Lydia Ellington and Theatre and Dance