faculty-staff accolades

Art & Art History Accolades – January 2021

A book chapter by Dr. Cathy Pagani, professor of art history, “Chinese Material Culture and British Perceptions of China in the Mid-nineteenth Century” originally published in Colonialism and the Object: Empire, Material Culture and the Museum, has been selected for inclusion on the forthcoming digital platform, Routledge Historical Resources: 19th Century Empire. Dr. Jennifer Feltman, assistant professor of art history,

Artworks by UA Professor Juried Into Three Exhibitions

Associate Professor William Dooley has artworks accepted into three national juried exhibitions in 2021: America Paperworks 2021, Northwest Arts Center, Minot, North Dakota ( January 15 – February 26); 36th Annual International Exhibition, Meadows Gallery, University of Texas at Tyler (January 19 – March 5); and Art Now America: National Juried Exhibition, Slocumb Galleries, East

Women in Asian Art History is Focus of AWARE Webinar

On December 10, 2020, Dr. Doris Sung gave a webinar titled “Why Have There Been No Great Chinese Women Artists?” addressing issues surrounding the lack of visibility of women artists, feminist and gender-related themes in Chinese modern and contemporary art. Dr. Sung gave a brief overview of gender roles in premodern China and focus on

UA Art Prof’s Photos Reveal Effect of Community Pollution on Children, Family

As part of the A&S Program for Intensive Research (ASPIRE), Assistant Professor Allison Grant will spend the spring 2021 semester researching and building a body of environmental photography for an upcoming exhibition around the topic of climate change. ASPIRE enables assistant professors in their third year at UA to devote a semester entirely to research.

UA Instructor’s Prints Selected for Nontraditional, International Shows

Prints by John Klosterman won recent recognition in two international juried exhibitions: one that showcases nontraditional printmaking processes. and one that is a feature of an international printmaking festival. UPDATE: As part of being selected for PrintAustin’s The Contemporary Print: 5×5 juried exhibition, Klosterman was featured on Studio Noize Podcast with host and fellow printmaker

UA Artists and Historians Commune for Online Arts Conference

The University of Alabama department of art and art history was well-represented at this year’s SECAC, held online because of COVID-19 and hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts. SECAC (the Southeastern College Art Conference) is the annual meeting of one of the largest academic art organizations in the country. Research papers by

Printmaking Professor’s Work Juried into International Exhibition

Associate Professor Sarah Marshall’s screenprint, “Cells Talk – Love Happens!” has been accepted into the 2021 Delta National Small Print Exhibition at the Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The exhibition opens January 21 and runs through February 17. This year’s juror was Charlotte Dutoit, founder and director of Justkids Global

Art & Art History Accolades – November 2020

Daniel White, director of the Paul R. Jones Museum and The University of Alabama Gallery, has published an essay, “The Process: Persistent Uncertainty,” in the artist monograph, Threads and Layers: Sara Garden Armstrong, published by the artist. The book also includes essays by director emerita of the Birmingham Museum of Art Gail C. Andrews, architect