research

Studio Grad Student Competes in 3-Minute Thesis Event

Graduate student Tobias Layman has been named a finalist in UA’s 2017 3MT competition! He will compete in the final event on Monday, November 13 at 6 pm in Russell 159. Over $5000 in prizes will be awarded including a $1000 People’s Choice Award. A reception will be held at 7:15 pm while the judges deliberate.

Printmaking Students Create “Eclectic” Art Exhibit at the Paul Jones Museum

The public is invited to a First Friday reception honoring intermediate printmaking students and their exhibition at the Paul R. Jones Museum, 2308 Sixth Street, Tuscaloosa on Friday, November 3 from 5:30-7:30 pm. “Eclectic Way” is the culmination of a semester-long research project by intermediate printmaking students working under Associate Professor Sarah Marshall. After visiting the Paul R.

Professor and Student Present Research on Slavery at UA

A UA professor and a junior art history major have teamed up to break ground on the history of slavery at The University of Alabama.  UPDATE: In April 2018, Nadia DelMedico received the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award from President Bell during ceremonies April 4 on UA campus. DelMedico received the award as the result

Charlotte Wegrzynowski at The Arts Council Gallery

Tuscaloosa, Ala. — Works by Charlotte Wegrzynowski will be on display in The Arts Council Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center Nov. 3-22, 2017. Titled Invoke, the exhibit of works in charcoal will open with a reception honoring the artist on Nov. 3 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday. The work of Charlotte

UA Professor Emeritus to Talk on APT Bicentennial Special

During a special Bicentennial episode of the Emmy-winning series, Discovering Alabama, UA associate professor emeritus Dr. Robert O. Mellown will talk about the historic capital in Tuscaloosa. Discovering Alabama: State Capitals will be broadcast on October 8 and October 12 on Alabama Public Television. The episode will explore the histories and the mysteries of the state’s five capitals

Innovative Bike Rack Design Duo Strike Again

Two UA studio art alumni recently completed a set of innovative bicycle racks, the second of their kind, for the City of Tuscaloosa. The unique, sculptural bike racks, designed by Brandt Deeds (BA 2017) and built by Deeds and Alli Sloan (BA 2015) were installed at the new Alberta Park, next door to The Gateway, Alberta’s

UA Sophomores Sculpt Steel Flowers for Monnish Park

Tuscaloosa — The giant flowers that have arched above the UA art foundry behind the Bureau of Mines for several weeks will have a new home soon! The steel sculpture was designed and created this summer by two sophomore sculpture students at UA, Ringo Lisko and Amber Daum. It was commissioned by The Arts Council

Sella-Granata Gallery Showcases Studio Art Graduate Students 

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – New and returning graduate studio art students in The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History will exhibit recent work in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery September 12 – October 12, 2017. A reception for the artists will be held Thursday, September 14, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the

UA Grad Students Present Research at Conferences

UA Graduate students in art history Allison Springer and Kelby Cox both presented research papers at the Nineteenth Century Studies conference in Charleston, SC, and the Southern Studies conference at Auburn University at Montgomery, AL, in February 2017. The students were each awarded travel funding from The University of Alabama’s Graduate School in order to attend.