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BFA Major Wins Printmaking Award

BFA major Anna Pollard’s linoleum cut print was chosen for an award in Speedball’s New Impressions 2019 Printmaking Competition. Her hand colored print, Awe, placed third in the Wild Card category and will be exhibited at the Sawtooth School for Visual Arts in Winston-Salem, N.C., and at the 2020 Southern Graphics Conference in Puerto Rico.

Art & Art History Accolades – February 2020

Twilight Passages, a portfolio of photographs by Christopher Jordan, associate professor of photography, is featured in One Twelve Publishing’s February edition of Poignant Portfolios. Jamey Grimes, full-time instructor, has an invited solo exhibition, Formicarium, at Jones-Carter Gallery, Lake City, South Carolina. Work by Pete Schulte, associate professor of art, is included in a three-person exhibition

UA Doubles Number of ‘Empty Bowls’ Donated to Community Fundraiser This Year

Over more than a decade, UA ceramics students have donated hundreds of handcrafted ceramic bowls to an annual fundraiser that raises money and awareness to fight hunger in West Alabama. Grace Presbyterian Church’s Empty Bowls event on Friday, March 6 will raise money for the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry. This year, Assistant Professor Wade

Work by Grad Student in Printmaking Selected for National Exhibition

An aquatint etching by graduate student Upneet Kaur Mair was selected for the USU Paper & Clay National Juried Exhibition, organized by the Department of Art + Design, Caine College of the Arts, Utah State University. The exhibition runs February 3 through March 6. Upneet Kaur Mair is a graduate student in printmaking working toward

Graphic Design Students Form Professional Group at UA

UA graphic design students have organized a student group of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), the professional organization for design in America. “The establishment of this group is a great move for our students pursuing an education in graphic design,” faculty advisor Jonathan Cumberland said. “Through their activities and fund-raising, student members will

Printmaking Grad Student Juried into National Exhibition

A collagraph and chine collé print by graduate student Shivam Pawar was selected for the USU Paper & Clay National Juried Exhibition, organized by the Department of Art + Design, Caine College of the Arts, Utah State University. The exhibition will be up February 3-March 6. Shivam Pawar is a graduate student in printmaking working

Art History Students Explore the AS Williams III Americana Collection

Students in Dr. Lucy Curzon’s class, Photographic Discourse (ARH 400W), recently visited the AS Williams III Americana Collection to examine 19th-century cartes-de-visite, the small albumen print photographs the size of visiting cards that were traded among friends. They became particularly popular in the United States during the Civil War. Curzon’s class was studying them as examples of

UA Art Students Illustrate Books for Statewide Reading Initiative

Nine student illustrators are helping bring original reading books to life for students in grades 1-3 across the state. In partnership with businesses, civic groups, and higher education institutions, a statewide literacy program, Reading Allies, will train community volunteers to work through individually designed lessons with striving readers. Each lesson consists of multiple books, and