UA Students Document Artists in the Black Belt of Alabama

If you’ve heard of the Gee’s Bend Quilters or Charlie “Tin Man” Lucas, then you know there are some uniquely creative artists in the Black Belt of Alabama. Associate Professor Chris Jordan’s photography students got to spend quality time this semester with some of them — artist and civil rights veteran Betty Anderson of Camden,

Art Students Find Synergy in European Study Abroad

In May, UA instructor of photography and digital media Lee Black and students delved deep into art and the psyche. Black and co-director Dr. Joy Burnham, Professor of Counselor Education, led eleven UA students on a May interim course to Switzerland and Austria titled, “UA in Europe: Finding Meaning – Synergy of Psychology & Art

Three Friends – Three Visions of Cuba

Exhibition:  Beautiful Decay, Visions of Cuba / Hermosa Decadencia, Visiones de Cuba – Photographs by Chip Cooper, Julio Larramendi and Jim Harrison III Dates:  September 30 – October 15, 2016 Location:  Harrison Galleries, 2315 University Boulevard, Tuscaloosa Artists’ Reception:  Friday, September 30, 6-9 pm First Friday Reception:  October 7, 6-9 pm In preparation for The University of Alabama’s Cuba Week, Harrison

Paperworkers Local: Alumni Creating Art Community

UA’s art alumni live and work around the globe. The spring issue of The Loupe features stories of our alumni making their way in the world. Paperworkers Local (PWL) is an artist co-operative in Birmingham started by two of UA’s Department of Art and Art History alumni, Roger Jones (MFA 2012) and Michael Merry (BFA 2008).

“So Long as I Am:” Liam Ward MA Exhibition

Exhibition:   So Long as I Am: Liam Ward MA Exhibition Dates:             March 21-31, 2016 Where:           Harrison Galleries, 2315 University Boulevard, Tuscaloosa Reception:    Friday, March 25, 6-9 p.m., Harrison Galleries The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present Liam Ward’s master of arts exhibition, So Long

Drive Thru: Jiaqi Pan Postbaccalaureate Exhibition

Exhibition:    Drive Thru: Jiaqi Pan Postbaccalaureate Exhibition Dates:             February 1-12, 2016 Where:           The University of Alabama, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 109 Woods Hall Reception:    Thursday, February 4, 5-7 p.m., Sella-Granata Art Gallery The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present Jiaqi Pan’s postbaccalaureate exhibition, Drive Thru, February

Wayne Sides: Collecting Four Decades of Photos – Part One

More and more artists are undertaking projects to record, display, catalog and/or store their artwork, both digital-born and material. In this semi-regular series, we are featuring some of our UA art community who are, to find out more about how they approach it and what their experiences are along the way. If YOU have begun a project

Gay Burke and Art Photography in Alabama

A good part of the spring 2013 issue of The Loupe was given over to the alumni of Professor Gay Burke’s photography classes. Many of Burke’s old students sent us reminiscences and thank-yous to a teacher who, for forty years, has given her students so much. One of the contributions was this essay by current UNA professor of art