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Lucy Curzon Named A&S Leadership Board Faculty Fellow

Dr. Lucy Curzon, associate professor of art history, was named to a three-year term as a College of Arts and Sciences Leadership Board Faculty Fellow. The Leadership Board of the College of Arts and Sciences recognizes its most promising or most accomplished teacher/scholars, individuals early in their careers who demonstrate exceptional promise or faculty members

Sella-Granata Gallery Features Studio Art Graduate Students

Tuscaloosa, Ala. — New and returning graduate studio art students in The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History will exhibit recent work in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery September 4-27, 2018. On Thursday, September 6, beginning at 4 pm, each student will present a 5-minute talk about their work, followed by a reception for the

UA Professor Researches Medieval Cathedral Sculpture

In medieval art, it is rare to know the name of an artist, but the names of the clergy who managed payment for construction projects are often in the records. Thanks to a UA College Academy of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (CARSCA) grant, this past June, Assistant Professor Dr. Jennifer Feltman traveled to Paris

‘Alice Hohenberg Federico: The Liberation of Clay’ at the SMGA

Alice Hohenberg Federico, a New York artist and a Selma, Alabama, native, will present an exhibition of her ceramic works, The Liberation of Clay, at the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art November 29, 2018 – January 11, 2019. Federico will present a lecture on her work Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6-8 pm in 205 Gorgas Library. The

Pattern Thinking: Aboriginal Artists at the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art

Tuscaloosa – Contemporary Australian Aboriginal art is one of the most significant art movements of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, according to Anne Keener, curator of the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art’s upcoming exhibition, Pattern Thinking: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Collection of Tom and Cynthia Schneider, which runs October 11 – November

Photography Students of Gay Burke Honor Her Legacy

Butterfly Effect: Honoring the Legacy of Gay Burke October 5-26, 2018 Reception: Friday, October 5, 5–8 p.m. The exhibition Butterfly Effect: Honoring the Legacy of Gay Burke features the work of more than 20 artists who studied under Professor Gay Burke over the course of Burke’s 42-year career teaching photography in the Department of Art and Art History

Spirit Citizen – An International Dialogue with Artist Edgar Heap of Birds

Tuscaloosa – Internationally known artist Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds headlines a series of events on UA campus October 8-24, 2018, centered around an exhibition of his work in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. During his visit, Oct. 22-24, Heap of Birds will present an artist lecture, gallery talk, book signing and reception, as

UA Art History Professor Presents Research in England

Dr. Wendy Castenell traveled to the United Kingdom to present her paper, “Mutable Identities: The Performance of ‘Whiteness’ in a Colonial Louisiana Portrait” at Durham University’s Portraiture Conference in July. The conference was sponsored by the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture. Castenell noted, “It’s a rare opportunity to be able to present my research

UA Ceramics Instructor Receives National Award

UA art instructor Wade Folger MacDonald received the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2018 Emerging Artist Award. The award recognizes exceptional early career artists and helps promote their work internationally for the year. As part of the award, MacDonald participated in an exhibition at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburg, Penn., during