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Cassandra Palmer Named New Graphic Design Instructor

Cassandra Palmer has been appointed full-time instructor in the UA department of art and art history for the academic year 2019-2020. She will teach 2D Design (ART 130), Introduction to Graphic Design (ART 214) and Publication Design (ART 335). She will begin her new position August 16, 2019. Palmer has taught 2D and graphic design

Five Decades of Art by Al Sella Featured at The University of Alabama Gallery

The University of Alabama Gallery will present For the Record: The Art of Al Sella, August 2-September 27, 2019. The public is invited to a reception on Friday, September 6 (First Friday in downtown Tuscaloosa), from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Works from the Sella Estate, the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Sarah Moody Gallery of

Self-Taught Artist Featured at Paul R. Jones Museum

The Paul R. Jones Museum presents Purvis Young: Born in Liberty City, September 6 through October 25, 2019, in downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibition of 27 pieces by the self-taught artist has been selected entirely from the Seiler Zaden Rimes Collection, with the assistance of UA alumnus Richard Zaden. The public is invited to a First

BFA Senior to Exhibit at Harrison Galleries

Tuscaloosa. — The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present the bachelor of fine arts solo exhibition of Samantha Joslin, titled Matter of Normalcy. The exhibition will be held April 5-15, 2019, at Harrison Galleries, in downtown Tuscaloosa. A reception for the artist will be held First Friday, April

Artist Bridges Gap Between Art and Medicine Through Sculpture

Tuscaloosa. — The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present the master of arts thesis exhibition of Katie Adams, titled Space Between the Ears. The exhibition will be held March 21-31, 2019, at Harrison Galleries, in downtown Tuscaloosa. A reception for the artist will be held Friday, March 22 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Iranian Artist Explores Her Cultural Identity Through Ceramic Art

Tuscaloosa. — The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History is proud to present the master of arts thesis exhibition of Nasrin Iravani, titled, “I’m a Woman Here Standing in the Mist.” The exhibition will be held April 3-30, 2019, at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center,

Nigerian Artist Creates a Spontaneous Tapestry of Painting in Exhibit

Tuscaloosa. — The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present “The Wor(l)d Is An Idea…,” the master of arts exhibition of Jude Anogwih, April 4-11, 2019, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery on UA campus. The public is invited to a reception for the artist Monday, April 8, 5-8 pm.

Artist Transforms Old Technology into ‘Endearing Memory’

Tuscaloosa. — The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present Syndication, the master of fine arts exhibition of Amy Smoot, March 21-28, 2019, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, with a closing reception for the artist, Thursday, March 28, 5-8 p.m. In ceramic, graduate student Amy Smoot recontextualizes now-obsolete technology

Artist Explores Patterns of Water in MA Exhibition

Tuscaloosa. — The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present Waterways, the master of arts exhibition of Ulrike Franz, April 4-11, 2019, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery on UA campus. The public is invited to a reception for the exhibition Monday, April 8, 5-8 p.m. Originally from Germany, Ulrike