LoupeSpring2017

Exhibitors Announced for BFA Juried Exhibition

2017 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition, April 17-30  Harrison Galleries, 2315 University Boulevard, Tuscaloosa Opening Reception: Friday, April 21, 6-9 p.m. The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased announce the student exhibitors who have been selected for the 2017 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition at Harrison Galleries in Tuscaloosa, April 17-30. Julia Courtney, Margaret

Alumna Remembers Renowned Art Professors

Vicki Lowe (MA 1971) remembers it wasn’t easy convincing her parents to let her study art at The University of Alabama. “By junior year I was totally committed to art but my parents were certain I would not find gainful employment, so they lobbied heavily for me to teach English.” Lowe accrued enough art credits

UA Alumna Sculpts Memorial to Slave Ship Survivor

“The story of Africatown is one that all Alabamians should know. It is an amazing story of survival in the face of adversity,” April Livingston said when asked about why she feels her recent sculpting and casting project is so important. In February, MFA alumna April Livingston’s cast iron bust of the Africatown hero, Cudjoe

UA Students and Faculty Participate in National Ceramics Conference

In March 2017, UA ceramics faculty, student and alumna participated in the annual conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) in Portland, Oregon. MFA candidate Sydney Ewerth presented art works and a lecture. Assistant Professor Matt Mitros, instructor Wade MacDonald, Ewerth and recent MFA graduate Virginia Eckinger presented art works in

Celestia Morgan Among Select Photographers in Mobile Show

Photographs by UA graduate student Celestia Morgan are featured in the new exhibition, Contemporary Alabama Photography, at the Mobile Museum of Art. Curated by Richard McCabe, Curator of Photography at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, the exhibition shows the work of eleven emerging, mid-career and established Alabama photographers who interpret Alabama’s identity, culture and history in their images.

Art Instructor Laura Lineberry Wins Best of Show at Tuscaloosa ADDY Awards

  Tuscaloosa.—American Advertising Federation Tuscaloosa awarded UA instructor Laura Lineberry Best of Show in their annual American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) ceremony on February 23, 2017. The Best of Show award was chosen from among ten Gold ADDYs awarded that evening. Lineberry’s Christmas card design for TotalCom Marketing won the Gold ADDY and Best of Show. Lineberry constructed

Wade MacDonald and Anne Herbert at Harrison Galleries

An exhibition of painting and sculpture, Sweet Metal and the Road, opens at Harrison Galleries on First Friday, February 3, from 6-9 pm. The two-person exhibition of work by UA art instructor Wade MacDonald and UA art alumna and current ASFA faculty Anne Herbert will run through February 28, 2017.