faculty-staff accolades

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

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

Lucy Curzon Named A&S Leadership Board Faculty Fellow

Dr. Lucy Curzon, associate professor of art history, was named to a three-year term as a College of Arts and Sciences Leadership Board Faculty Fellow. The Leadership Board of the College of Arts and Sciences recognizes its most promising or most accomplished teacher/scholars, individuals early in their careers who demonstrate exceptional promise or faculty members

UA Professor Researches Medieval Cathedral Sculpture

In medieval art, it is rare to know the name of an artist, but the names of the clergy who managed payment for construction projects are often in the records. Thanks to a UA College Academy of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (CARSCA) grant, this past June, Assistant Professor Dr. Jennifer Feltman traveled to Paris

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

UA Ceramics Instructor Receives National Award

UA art instructor Wade Folger MacDonald received the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2018 Emerging Artist Award. The award recognizes exceptional early career artists and helps promote their work internationally for the year. As part of the award, MacDonald participated in an exhibition at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburg, Penn., during

UA Professor’s Book Spotlights Andrew Jackson’s Portraits

When President Trump hung a portrait of President Andrew Jackson in a prominent spot in the Oval Office, in hopes that Americans would associate Trump with the controversial president who fought for the “common man,” it helped put Jackson back in the public discourse. Jackson – unusually for his day – carefully crafted his public