LoupeSpring2017

Student Researches Slave Architecture on UA Campus

Junior art history major Nadia DelMedico presented her original research into extant slave dwellings on the antebellum UA campus at the new undergraduate poster session during the 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History, at UA’s Bryant Conference Center in March, and at the recent URCA conference. DelMedico and Sommer Hallquist were awarded Harrison Prizes for Excellence

Art History Professor Publishes Groundbreaking Study in Visual Culture

Associate Professor Lucy Curzon has published the first full-length study of the British group Mass-Observation’s engagement with visual culture. Mass-Observation and Visual Culture – Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain (Routledge, 2017) critically analyses the role that visual culture played in the early development of the innovative British anthropological research group founded in 1937. In Curzon’s

Screening on the Green

On Thursday evening, April 27, digital media students in Assistant Professor Jane Cassidy’s ART 408/326 will screen several works they created over the semester, on Woods Quad. The screening will take place from 8 to 10 pm and the public is invited and encouraged to bring a blanket or folding chair to watch the “movies”! Digital

UA Students Give Rare Tour of Historic Home

Sunday, April 30, UA art history students will give special public tours of Lyon Hall, a historic Greek Revival home in Demopolis, Alabama. Talks on the historic architecture, art and decorative arts in the home will begin at 2:00 pm and occur every twenty minutes until 5:00 pm. Under the direction of UA assistant professor Dr. Rachel

Art and Art History Students Present Research at URCA

FLIGHT SIMULATION Senior BFA major Kalypso Homan made a head-spinning presentation at the recent Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference held at UA. Art history majors Nadia DelMedico, Sommer Hallquist and art history minor Reed O’Mara presented their research in posters during a session held in the Heritage Ballroom at Ferguson Student Center on UA

Art Students Explore Ideas of Nature and Femininity in “Out of Eden”

APR 24-27 Out of Eden, Sella-Granata Art Gallery  APR 24 Opening Reception, 5-8 pm Out of Eden showcases the work of five graduating senior printmakers and painters in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery April 24-27, 2017. Artists Erika Busse, Sarah Johns, Rachel Jones, Emily Pickert and Ivey Scott exhibit paintings and prints that explore the overlapping

UA Professor Wins Select Southern Art Award

Assistant Professor of Art Pete Schulte has been named the 2017 South Arts State Fellowship recipient for Alabama and awarded $5,000. The South Arts State Fellowships are awarded to one artist each in nine southern states whose work reflects the best of the visual arts in the South. Artistic excellence is the sole criterion for selection.  The South Arts Southern

UA Student Wins Competitive Museum Internship

Rising senior Sommer Hallquist, a double major in art history and anthropology with a minor in French, has been setting goals and making plans for an exciting and challenging summer. “One large goal of mine has been to receive an internship position in a museum to gain more practical experience in the field,” Hallquist explained. She recently checked that