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Art & Art History April Faculty Accolades 2022

Wade MacDonald, assistant professor of ceramics, was accepted to a one-month artist residency at Zentrum für Keramik, the Center for Ceramics, in Berlin, Germany, for the month of May. MacDonald had work selected for Say Something: Tactile Voices in Clay, the annual national juried exhibition held by Saratoga Clay Arts Center in Schuylerville, New York.

Exquisite Disorientation: Sarah Marshall at the Wiregrass Museum of Art

In April, Associate Professor Sarah Marshall presents a solo exhibition of hand-dyed fabric works and quilts at the Wiregrass Museum of Art in Dothan, Alabama. The work in Exquisite Disorientation incorporates printmaking techniques such as screenprinting, cyanotype and relief printing on fabric. Like much of Marshall’s complex and recurring iconography, the images are influenced by

Art & Art History March Faculty Accolades 2022

Dr. Jennifer M. Feltman published, “The Afflicted Body of Job and the Aesthetic of Wholeness in Gothic Sculpture,” in The Routledge Companion to Art and Disability, edited by Keri W. Watson and Timothy Hiles (Routledge, 2022). The book contains essays that explore disability in visual culture to uncover the ways in which bodily and cognitive

Art & Art History February Faculty Accolades 2022

Bryce Speed, associate professor, painting, has work included in the juried group exhibition, A Plot Hatched by Two, by Warbling Collective, at Yorktown Workshops, in London. Speed also exhibited his work in a two-person exhibition at Gallery VOX in Tarrant, Alabama. Eichold Gallery at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, will host a solo exhibition,

Museum Director Appointed to Alabama Visual Arts Network Board

Daniel White, director of the Paul R. Jones Museum and The University of Alabama Gallery, has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of the Alabama Visual Arts Network (ALVAN). White received the MFA in ceramics from Rochester Institute of Technology and the BFA in ceramics from the University of Montevallo. He has

Art Historian Publishes on Early 20th-Century Chinese Women Artists

Assistant Professor Dr. Doris Sung published an article in AWARE (Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions) research database that examines the impact of Chinese women artists just after the fall of imperial rule in early twentieth-century China. In “Chinese Women Artists in the Early Twentieth Century,” Dr. Sung discusses women artists’ contributions to the

Art & Art History November Faculty Accolades 2021

Dr. Doris Sung, assistant professor of art history, has been appointed to the International Committee of College Art Association (CAA) for a three-year term. The International Committee seeks to foster an international community of artists, designers, scholars, and critics within CAA; to provide forums in which to exchange ideas and make connections; to encourage engagement with the international

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