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Art Historian Presents Grant-Winning VR Project

In May, Dr. Jennifer Feltman presented her project, “Experiencing Gothic: A VR Cathedral for Middle Schoolers,” at the 2020-21 Whiting Foundation Fellows Convening Meeting in New York City via Zoom. Feltman was awarded a 2020-21 Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Seed Grant to partner with teachers and digital media experts to build a virtual reality experience

Art@Alabama Degree Exhibitions Go Virtual

Congratulations to our graduates! Among our MFA, MFA and BFA graduates, we have seven degree recipients whose exhibitions have been posted online. Take a look! Online exhibition – Amber Quinn MA Thesis Exhibition, Flickr, Facebook Online exhibition – Jude Anogwih MFA Thesis Exhibition, Flickr, Facebook Online exhibition – Nasrin Iravani MFA Thesis Exhibition, Flickr, Facebook Katie

Senior Wins Internship with Designs for Inclusive Adaptive Fashion

One UA senior is using her design skills to trailblaze a path in the field of adaptive fashion in a nationally competitive internship. Ally Thomasson, a senior double major – BFA (graphic design) and Spanish – accepted a competitive, 11-week internship at the “ZxLerator,” an internal incubator of projects for Anheuser Busch’s ZX Ventures this

Senior Art Major Completes London Internship, Looks to the Future

Senior art major and photographer Jasmine James spent last fall in London, England, interning at a non-profit gallery located on the edge of the city’s museum district. James worked as an administrative intern at the gallery Art Catalyst, which commissions and produces transdisciplinary art and research and expands artistic practice into areas commonly associated with

Grad Student Wins Award for Original Research and “Deep Understanding” of Topic

Graduate student in art history Faith Barringer was awarded the S. Eric Molin Prize for the best presentation by a graduate student at the 2019 annual meeting of the East Central American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (EC/ASECS) in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Barringer won the award for her paper “The Coquette, the Libertine and Fragonard: An

UA Painting Professor’s Show One of ArtNet’s Favorites

Assistant Professor Bryce Speed‘s solo exhibition, Bryce Speed: The Floating World, at Venvi Gallery in Tallahassee, Florida, was postponed because of health concerns around the coronavirus in March – then moved online to a virtual exhibition. The show was recognized by ArtNet.com, an online resource for contemporary art worldwide, as one of their 13 favorite

Digital Media Major’s Design Selected for Maui Competition

In February, digital media major Angel Greene’s surfboard design was selected to represent The University of Alabama at the Maui Jim Tournament. The tournament is a design competition sponsored by the company Maui Jim and is held in conjunction with the Maui Jim Invitational, the annual college basketball tournament that will be held in Hawaii

Jude Anogwih Presents MFA Thesis Exhibition

While The University of Alabama operates in a limited capacity in order to stem the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff, the UA Gallery is open by limited appointment only. Please call the UA Gallery at (205) 345-3038 for more information. This MFA thesis exhibition is documented and presented

UA Student Graphic Designers Strike Gold at the ADDYs

UA studio art majors and minors won Gold and Silver American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) in the student category at this year’s American Advertising Federation of Tuscaloosa’s annual awards gala in February. In the professional category, UA art faculty members won Gold ADDYs and a senior BFA major won a Silver ADDY. The American Advertising Awards