faculty-staff accolades

Art and Art History Faculty/Staff Accolades Spring 2018

A book by Dr. Lucy Curzon, associate professor of art history, has received the Historians of British Artist Book Award for Exemplary Scholarship on the Period after 1800. The book is “Mass-Observation and Visual Culture: Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain” (Routledge, 2017). In her book, Curzon critically analyzes the role that visual culture played in the

Drawing Professor’s Works on Paper at Armory Art Show

Associate Professor of art Pete Schulte‘s artwork was included in Spring/Break Art Show: Frontiers, part of the annual Armory Art Show in New York City in early March. His graphite, gouache and ink drawing on paper titled, “A Letter Edged In Black,” (2017, 15 x 15 inches) was singled out in the preview article in ArtNews.

UA Assistant Professor Entertains “Babies in Space”

Atlanta’s Tony Award winning Alliance Theatre commissioned UA assistant professor Jane Cassidy (Art and Art History, digital media) with Dashboard Projects’ sculptor Kelly O’Brien, and dance and performance collective Fly On A Wall to create a space-themed installation for newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers as part of Alliance’s “Theatre for the Very Young Series.”

Assistant Professor’s Painting Lauded in Abstraction Exhibition

Two works by Assistant Professor Pete Schulte’s were included in Atlanta’s Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia critically acclaimed exhibition, Abstraction Today. One was singled out in Burnaway’s comprehensive review of the show: “At its best, Abstraction Today shows us what the future of abstraction might look like as well…The stunning Dark Day, (Revelator pt. 2), Pete

UA Art Faculty Artwork Acquired for Paul R. Jones Collection

A pencil and organic ink work by William Dooley, associate professor of art and director of UA’s Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, has been added to the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art. Dooley’s artwork will be included in the exhibition, “Lately: Recent Acquisitions to the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art,” on display through August