Wayne Sides: Collecting Four Decades of Photos – Part One

More and more artists are undertaking projects to record, display, catalog and/or store their artwork, both digital-born and material. In this semi-regular series, we are featuring some of our UA art community who are, to find out more about how they approach it and what their experiences are along the way. If YOU have begun a project

Faculty News – Fall 2015

PETE SCHULTE is included in the publication portion of Yifat Gat’s ongoing “The Black & White Project.” Curation has become an important aspect of Schulte’s work. His co-project with artist Amy Pleasant, The Fuel and Lumber Company, put together a two-part exhibition and panel discussion in Birmingham presented in collaboration with UAB’s Department of Art

Faculty Feature: Bryce Speed

Offhand Places, in New Orleans at the TEN Gallery opened at the beginning of October. In July, he spent three weeks in residence at A.I.R. Studio in Paducah, Kentucky, funded with the RGC Grant that he received in last spring. We email-interviewed him about his art and other thoughts for the fall 2015 issue of The Loupe:

APT Mini-Documentary Spotlights Work of UA Art Alumnus

Alabama Public Television profiled UA art alumna Lindsay Jones Lindsey in a mini-documentary on American Graduate Day. The video aired Saturday, Oct. 3rd as a part of APT’s American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen program. Lindsey graduated in 2012 from The University of Alabama with a BA major in art (concentration in sculpture), and a triple minor in

Summer Internship Frames A New View of the Future

This semi-regular column features the summer learning adventures of our majors. Erin Hein, a senior double major in art history and chemistry, spent two and a half months as an Andrew W. Mellon Summer Intern in the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Museum’s Conservation Department this summer. Hein is one of our top scholarship recipients, an

UA Art Sculptures Bring $52,000 to Charity Auction

Four steel sculptures created by students and faculty at UA’s Department of Art and Art History raised $52,000 for the 9th annual Nucor Children’s Charity Classic silent auction this year, the second year the department has contributed art to the charity. Senior Alli Sloan, recent BFA grads Ali Jackson and Eric Nubbe, along with Associate Professor Craig

Experience Your Next Immersive Environment Inside a Pickup Truck

Jane Cassidy’s installation for Cinema Reset at the New Orleans Film Festival, “Music For Cars at Night on Country Roads,” might be the first time you ever sat inside the cab of a pickup to experience an immersive audio visual work. A saturating 30 minute musical score plays through the stereo system while synchronized videos of night

Instructors and Grad Students Exhibit Together

The UA Department of Art and Art History invites you to view artworks by our instructors and second-year graduate students now in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery in Woods Hall. The exhibition will be up through Thursday, September 17. Instructors in the exhibition are April Bachtel, Barbara Lee Black, Wade Folger MacDonald, Amy Pirkle, Charlotte Wegrzynowski,

SMGA’s Inaugural Fall Exhibition: ‘Joyce J. Scott: Truths and Visions’

Contemporary sculptural works by Joyce J. Scott featuring meticulous beadwork combined with blown glass, molded glass components and found African wooden artifacts will be on display beginning August 27, 2015, at The University of Alabama Scott’s art practice spans more than forty years, reflecting her African American, feminine and urban identity. She combines beauty and