LoupeFall2018

Digital Media Professor’s Designs Selected In Three Juried Competitions

Poster designs by Assistant Professor Jonathan Cumberland were recently selected in three international juried competitions. In Zapopan, Mexico, his poster was one of 53 chosen from among 1,598 entries for the competition “Turn A Light On.” For the international juried competition, “Poster for,” in New York, NY, Cumberland’s poster was recognized in the top 10 in

Teaching Legacy Passed to Next Generation

Two former students of the late Professor Gay Burke’s have extended her legacy of photography education to the next generation. Andy Meadows (MFA 1994) founded the Booker T. Washington Magnet School Photography program in 1995 at the then Carver Creative and Performing Arts School in Montgomery. Meadows now works as Arts Education Specialist for the Alabama

Art Historian Publishes on Early 20th-Century Women’s Art in China

Assistant Professor Doris Sung published a chapter, “Redefining Female Talent: ‘The Women’s Eastern Times,’ ‘The Ladies’ Journal,’ and the Development of ‘Women’s Art’ in China, 1910s-1930s,” in the book, Women and the Periodical Press in China’s Long Twentieth Century: A Space of their Own, edited by Michel Hockx, Joan Judge, and Barbara Mittler (Cambridge 2018).

Laura Lineberry, Leader in Graphic Design, Retires

The Department of Art and Art History announces that long-time graphic design instructor Laura Lineberry will retire in December 2018. A UA alumna, Laura Lineberry has been a full-time instructor in digital media and graphic design since 2006. She was an adjunct instructor of graphic design from 2000 to 2006. Before Lineberry began teaching, she worked in Marketing Communications at the

UA Faculty Finalist for National Photography Award

Associate Professor Christopher Jordan has been named one of ten finalists for the 2018 Clarence John Laughlin Award for photography. Jordan entered a portfolio of images, which included the photograph here, titled “Bad Dog.”  The Clarence John Laughlin Award was created to support the work of photographers who use the medium as a means of creative

A Gentlewoman in Verona: UA Graduate Student Researches In Italy

Sometimes there’s just no substitute for seeing the object you are studying first hand. For more than three semesters, from a graduate seminar in medieval cathedrals, to intensive thesis research, art history graduate student Rebecca Teague has focused on the sculpture programs of three 12th-century cathedrals in three small towns in northern Italy. She has

Students Gain Insight into the Experience of Medieval Artists

Students in Dr. Jennifer Feltman’s ARH 360-Early Medieval Art course created their own artworks as a way to reflect on the materials and methods used to make early medieval (and a few Byzantine) works of art. Each student chose an object that dates from between 250 and 1150, and researched the original work focusing on

UA Sculpture To Collaborate With UAB and UAH on New Art Trail

Professor Craig Wedderspoon is one of three inaugural recipients of the new McMahon-Pleiad Prize, given by the Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama System. The prize has been awarded to a collaborative public art project, the McMahon-Pleiad Public Art Trail initiative, conceived by Wedderspoon and his colleagues Stacey Holloway of UAB’s department of art

SMGA to Exhibit Work by Ceramic Artist Alice Hohenberg Federico

The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art presents the exhibition Alice Hohenberg Federico: The Liberation of Clay November 29, 2018 – January 11, 2019. The artist will present a lecture about her work Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 6:00 p.m. in 205 Gorgas Library. The public is invited to the opening reception for the exhibition, Thursday, Nov. 29, 5:00