research

Graduate Student, Faculty Present Research at SECAC

Students, faculty and alumni of the UA department of art and art history presented current research at SECAC in October, the annual meeting of one of the largest art conferences of its kind in the US. This year’s meeting was held in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Most notably, graduate student Faith Barringer presented her research, “The Progression

Associate Professor Schulte Solos at Chinati Foundation

Associate Professor of Art Pete Schulte, who was selected for a prestigious artist residency at the Chinati Foundation this summer, will present a solo exhibition of his work at the John Wesley Gallery on the main museum grounds, opening July 26, 2019. Schulte will present an installation of his recent works on paper, including a

Art and Art History Faculty Accolades for Spring 2019

Jonathan Cumberland had a poster design accepted to the Third International Poster Biennial Oaxaca, in Mexico. Cumberland also had a poster design accepted to the 9th Eco Poster: Climate Changes Exhibition, hosted by the Art Institute of Cieszyn, and exhibited at the Karolinka Cultural Center in Radzionków, Poland. Lucy Curzon published “Visualising the Home Front: Evelyn

UA Instructor Jamey Grimes Wins Select Southern Art Award

Full-time instructor Jamey Grimes has been named the 2019 South Arts State Fellowship recipient for Alabama and awarded $5,000. The South Arts State Fellowships are awarded to one artist each in nine southern states whose work reflects the best of the visual arts in the South. Artistic excellence is the sole criterion for selection.  Grimes will now compete for the Southern Prize,

UA Professor Awarded Prestigious Artist Residency

Associate Professor Pete Schulte has been awarded a prestigious artist residency at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas. Founded in the late 1970s by sculptor Donald Judd, the Chinati Foundation has hosted renowned and emerging artists including Ingólfur Arnarsson, John Newman, John Wesley and Karl Haendel.  Schulte, who was the recipient of the South Arts State Fellowship for Alabama in 2017,

Digital Media Professor’s Designs Selected In Three Juried Competitions

Poster designs by Assistant Professor Jonathan Cumberland were recently selected in three international juried competitions. In Zapopan, Mexico, his poster was one of 53 chosen from among 1,598 entries for the competition “Turn A Light On.” For the international juried competition, “Poster for,” in New York, NY, Cumberland’s poster was recognized in the top 10 in

Sella-Granata Gallery Vital Resource for UA Art Students

Have you visited the surprising little gallery, tucked away in Woods Hall? The Sella-Granata Art Gallery features student exhibitions and special exhibitions, including visiting artists. It is also a favorite space for concerts, readings and receptions for campus organizations. Click here to find out what’s showing right now. Founded in 1998 as the Woods Hall

Foundational Skills Showcased in Woods Hall Exhibition

The Department of Art and Art History proudly presents, Foundations and Introductory Classes Exhibition, January 21 through February 10, 2019, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery in Woods Hall. Thursday, January 24, there will be a reception for the artists in the gallery from 4 to 6 pm.    The exhibition features the introductory art work done

Gay Burke Memorial Fellowship in Photographic Arts

The Alabama State Council on the Arts announces the creation of the Gay Burke Memorial Fellowship in Photographic Arts for individual artists living in Alabama. Applications are open January 2 through March 1, 2019. Apply online at http://www.arts.alabama.gov/grants/howtoapply.aspx. Over four decades, photographer and professor of art Gay Burke developed a distinguished art photography program in The