faculty-staff accolades

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

Art Historian Leads New Diversity Group at Nineteenth-Century Studies Association

Dr. Wendy Castenell, assistant professor of art history, was re-elected for a second three-year term to the Board of Directors of the Nineteenth-Century Studies Association (NCSA). At the NCSA conference, she co-chaired a roundtable on “Race and Pedagogy” and served as a panelist on the roundtable, “Identity, Diversity, and the Academy,” organized by NCSA’s new

UA Ceramics Professor to Exhibit at Auburn

Assistant Professor Wade MacDonald has a solo exhibition opening at the Biggin Gallery at Auburn University on April 26, 2021. The exhibition features a new series of six mixed-media wall pieces and a series of six mixed-media sculptures; a wall mural with integrated sculptural ceramic components; additional works from 2017-present; and a wall work comprised

UA Professor’s Work Juried into National Print Exhibition

Associate Professor of Art Sarah Marshall‘s new fabric work, Past Crimes, was juried into the 27th Parkside National Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, by juror John Hitchcock, professor of art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Marshall’s work has been included in numerous national and international juried exhibitions and her work has been the subject

Art History Professor Appointed to Cathedral Restoration Group

Assistant Professor Dr. Jennifer Feltman has had a busy couple of months. In January she presented her paper, “The Afflicted Body and the Aesthetic of Wholeness in Gothic Sculpture,” at the virtual 14th Annual Imago Conference, University of Haifa, Israel. In addition to organizing UA’s 26th Annual Graduate Student Symposium, which entailed duties from inviting the respected medievalist

Sound Artist’s Visual Work Selected for National Exhibitions

Works from “A Work of Art for Every Entry in Index—Subjects—Library of Congress” by Holland Hopson have been juried into Art Now America: National Juried Exhibition in Slocumb Galleries of East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, juried by Mike Calway-Fagen; and selected for Reality Shift, a Mid-America College Art Association (MACAA) online exhibition curated

UA Professor Publishes Research on Chinese Art Educator

Dr. Mina Kim, assistant professor of art history, foundations, published the article “Reinscribing Tradition in Twentieth-century China: A Biographical Sketch of Pan Tianshou (1897-1971).” in the journal Asian Culture 44 (pp. 25-45), in December 2020.  The Chinese painter and art educator she wrote about, Pan Tianshou, was known for promoting Chinese traditional painting in education

UA Professor Co-curates Exhibit at Alabama Contemporary

Associate Professor Pete Schulte and partner Amy Pleasant, co-curators at The Fuel and Lumber Company, opened a new exhibition Float, Fly, Transcend at The Alabama Contemporary Art Center in Mobile, Alabama, in January. The show features the work of internationally recognized artists, including David Onri Anderson, Katherine Bradford, Krista Clark, Matthew F. Fisher, Lonnie Holley,

University of Georgia Galleries Feature UA Art Professor’s Work

Pete Schulte’s new site-specific work is installed at the University of Georgia’s Plaza Gallery as part of the Dodd Galleries’ ongoing Wall Works series. Schulte’s Untitled (Plaza) consists of two wall paintings that exist, as Schulte describes them, “in simultaneity, as twins and opposites.” The works will be up through March. Pete Schulte is associate