Nucor steel

UA Forges Sculptures, Raises Funds for Children’s of Alabama

University of Alabama alumni Jonathan Lanier and Ringo Lisko are the latest UA sculptors to forge creations for Nucor Steel’s annual Children’s Charity Classic, a fundraiser for Children’s of Alabama hospital. For this year’s auction, they both depicted whimsical scenes from nature that defy the solid, impenetrable medium: a giant, crawling caterpillar and children in

UA Sculptures Break 3-Year Auction Record for Children’s of Alabama

Steel sculptures created by UA Department of Art and Art History members in 2016 were auctioned off for the largest total donation to Children’s of Alabama the department has made since it began participating in the Nucor Children’s Charity Classic live auction three years ago. Children’s of Alabama is the only medical center in the state dedicated solely to

UA Art Sculptures Bring $52,000 to Charity Auction

Four steel sculptures created by students and faculty at UA’s Department of Art and Art History raised $52,000 for the 9th annual Nucor Children’s Charity Classic silent auction this year, the second year the department has contributed art to the charity. Senior Alli Sloan, recent BFA grads Ali Jackson and Eric Nubbe, along with Associate Professor Craig

UA Creates Art for Children’s Hospital

OCT 2014 UPDATE: We just got the final tally for the NUCOR-Children’s of Alabama Charity Classic! “Pretty awesome,” commented Professor Craig Wedderspoon. “The four pieces together made $41,000 for the hospital!” The break down: Meredith Randall Knight’s Tee Off brought $6,000. Kelly Shannon’s “golf ball” sculpture was auctioned for $9,000; Eric Nubbe’s steel model of Children’s Hospital claimed $11,000; and