faculty-staff accolades

Art & Art History October Faculty Accolades 2021

Dr. Wendy Castenell published an essay about the nineteenth-century portrait “Ashur Moses Nathan and Son” by French painter Jules Lion, for the catalog for the Louisiana Purchase Auction at Neal Auction Company, New Orleans. Castenell will present a lecture about the portrait in New Orleans on November 11. In October, Castenell joined three other Tyson

Fall Extras – Art and Art History Faculty Accolades 2021

Assistant Professor Allison Grant, department of art and art history, curated the exhibition, Lucinda Bunnen: Inward, Outward, Forward, which opened September 18, at the Atlanta Contemporary. The show will remain up through  January 9, 2022. Bunnen is known as a collector and photographer in the Southeast and a co-founder of Atlanta Contemporary in 1973. Grant’s

Art & Art History September Faculty Accolades 2021

Assistant Professor Bryce Speed has a solo exhibition, Imagination and Crisis: New Paintings by Bryce Speed at the Creative Arts Gallery in the College of the Redwoods, Eureka, California, August 30-October 14, 2021. Postdoctoral Research Fellow Celestia Morgan’s photographic work from Redline is part of a three-person exhibition, Distances, at the Alabama Contemporary Art Center

Art Historian Named to Tyson Scholars Think Tank

Dr. Wendy Castenell was named to the Tyson Scholars Think Tank at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, in Bentonville, Arkansas. Taking place in August 2021, the Think Tank is a competitive, three-week fellowship for scholars of American art, led by a distinguished scholar. This year’s group of scholars, including Castenell, is led by American

Art Faculty Harvest Summer Accolades

William T. Dooley, associate professor, art and art history, had a painting juried into “Brand 49: Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper,” in the Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale, California, on display September 11-October 29, 2021. Juror Marvella Muro reviewed more than 1,200 submissions of which 125 were selected for the

UA Printmakers Share Exhibition at Gadsden Museum of Art

Associate Professor Sarah Marshall and Instructor John Klosterman will present a two-person exhibition at the Gadsden Museum of Art’s second-floor gallery space, August 2 through September 24, 2021. Transient Machinations features two artists who combine a variety of printmaking techniques into their work. Klosterman often uses woodblock, linoleum and screen printing to create his detailed,

Art & Art History Summer Faculty Accolades 2021

Catch up on what our faculty have been doing during the spring and summer of 2021. Books Published Associate Professor Dr. Tanja Jones‘ edited volume of essays titled Women Artists in the Early Modern Courts of Europe c. 1450-1700 is now available from Amsterdam University Press. Associate Professor Chris Jordan‘s book Nowhere in Place is

Ceramics Professor Pushes New Materials into Traditional Clay

A new international exhibition, Clay+, proposed and juried by Assistant Professor Wade MacDonald, opens on August 6 at the Clay Center of New Orleans. The show will run from August 6 through September 18, 2021. Clay+ features fourteen ceramicists selected by MacDonald who use clay in conjunction with other materials in their respective practices. Although

Art Historians Present at International Asian Conference

UA Asian art historians presented their research at the AAS 2021 VIRTUAL Annual Conference (Association for Asian Studies) in March. Dr. Mina Kim presented, “Empathy and Connection: Visualization of Traumatic War and Inter-Korean Relations,” focusing in part on the artist Ham Kyungah. Dr. Doris Sung organized and chaired the panel “Women Writing Art: Feminist Approaches