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UA Art & Art History Receives CDC Foundation Funding for Project to Promote Vaccine Education and Acceptance in the Black Belt

The University of Alabama (UA)’s Department of Art and Art History is being funded to create innovative and accurate poster designs that will harness the power of the arts to engage audiences and participants of all ages in overcoming COVID-19 and influenza vaccine hesitancy.  With support from the CDC Foundation, the messaging will promote vaccine

BFA Major Awarded International Art Scholarship

BFA senior Jocelyn Licwinko was awarded a scholarship grant for almost $12,000 (15,000 Canadian dollars) from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation. Licwinko is earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degee in studio art with concentrations in painting and printmaking and a minor in German. The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, based in Canada, has awarded funds to more

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

NEA Grant Awarded to Art and History Professors for Joint Arts Project

Assistant Professor Jamey Grimes, CARI Fellow, and Dr. Julia Brock, CARI Fellow and assistant professor of history, have been awarded a National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) Our Town grant for their project, Flow Tuscaloosa, the Collaborative Arts Research Initiative (CARI) announced on their website. Flow Tuscaloosa recognizes the successful restoration of Hurricane Creek, a Tuscaloosa

Paul R. Jones Museum Receives State Arts Council Grant

The Paul R. Jones Museum (PRJM) of Tuscaloosa is pleased to announce that the Alabama State Council on the Arts (ASCA) has awarded the museum a grant in support of its exhibition programs for 2020-2021. “This grant will help supplement our exhibition programs for the entire 2020-2021 season,” explained PRJM director Daniel White, “ranging from