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Summer Accolades of UA Art Faculty

Summer’s heat and humidity haven’t slowed down University of Alabama art and art history faculty! Assistant professor Allison Grant (photography) had three photographs juried into the exhibition Home at the SE Center for Photography in Greenville, SC. Seven of Grant’s photographs were featured in a blog post for Pictura Gallery, Bloomington, Indiana, written by one

Five Paintings by Wegrzynowski Featured in New Orleans

Instructor and alumnus Tom Wegrzynowski had five paintings selected for the 23rd Annual No Dead Artists International Juried Exhibition Of Contemporary Art. Julian the Apostate, The Red Planet, D Day, Liberation Day and Death of Caesar are all oils on canvas and were painted between 2017 and 2019. writes that he is interested in how history

Gadsden Museum Features UA Photography Professor

A solo exhibition featuring the art work of Associate Professor Chris Jordan opens August 2 at the Gadsden Museum of Art in Gadsden, Alabama. A reception will be held Friday, September 6, from 5-7 p.m. and will run through September 27, 2019. The photographs in the show, titled Still Waters, are “an extended meditation on

Associate Professor Schulte Solos at Chinati Foundation

Associate Professor of Art Pete Schulte, who was selected for a prestigious artist residency at the Chinati Foundation this summer, will present a solo exhibition of his work at the John Wesley Gallery on the main museum grounds, opening July 26, 2019. Schulte will present an installation of his recent works on paper, including a

Art Faculty Juried Into Traveling Graphics Exhibition

Instructor Megan Moore had an art work juried into the Southern Graphics Conference International 2019-2021 Members Traveling Exhibition. The piece, titled “It Grew with Frog Legs,” combines three printmaking processes: collaged monotype, relief print and photo intaglio print. The biennial exhibit will travel around the United States for the next three years, starting in Arlington,

Art and Art History Faculty Accolades for Spring 2019

Jonathan Cumberland had a poster design accepted to the Third International Poster Biennial Oaxaca, in Mexico. Cumberland also had a poster design accepted to the 9th Eco Poster: Climate Changes Exhibition, hosted by the Art Institute of Cieszyn, and exhibited at the Karolinka Cultural Center in Radzionków, Poland. Lucy Curzon published “Visualising the Home Front: Evelyn

UA Instructor Jamey Grimes Wins Select Southern Art Award

Full-time instructor Jamey Grimes has been named the 2019 South Arts State Fellowship recipient for Alabama and awarded $5,000. The South Arts State Fellowships are awarded to one artist each in nine southern states whose work reflects the best of the visual arts in the South. Artistic excellence is the sole criterion for selection.  Grimes will now compete for the Southern Prize,

UA Art History Professor Presents Research in England

Dr. Wendy Castenell traveled to the United Kingdom to present her paper, “Mutable Identities: The Performance of ‘Whiteness’ in a Colonial Louisiana Portrait” at Durham University’s Portraiture Conference in July. The conference was sponsored by the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture. Castenell noted, “It’s a rare opportunity to be able to present my research