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Historic Drish House Hosts BFA Exhibition

AUG 4-8 Geo-Synergies: Mallorie Beth Roberts BFA Exhibition, The Historic Drish House, Tuscaloosa AUG 4 First Friday reception, 5-9 pm The Historic Drish House will host an exhibition of ceramic sculpture by University of Alabama BFA major Mallorie Roberts, August 4 through August 8. Geo-Synergies opens with a reception on First Friday, August 4 from 5:00 to 9:00 pm.

Micah-Shea McKibben Defends MA Thesis on Botticelli

Micah-Shea McKibben successfully defended her MA thesis in art history, titled “Moving Beyond Beauty: Uncovering Sandro Botticelli’s Isis,” and graduated from The University of Alabama in December 2016. McKibben graduated cum laude from the University of South Alabama’s Honors Program in 2012 with a B.A. in art history and a minor in history. Her undergraduate

UA Students Create Fictional Reality in Photo Course

Associate Professor of Photography Christopher Jordan reported on some intriguing photo projects his students have been working on this past school year. “Over the past several semesters,” he said, “in my intermediate and advanced photo classes (ART 318 and 418), my students and I have been staging production photographs around campus. You might recall the images

UA Studio Faculty Biennial Exhibition

December 7, 2017– December 20, 2018 Closed for UA Holidays January 3, 2017– January 26, 2018 This exhibition, held every other year, is dedicated to the studio art faculty of the department. Works in ceramics, digital media, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture will be included. This exhibition is a unique opportunity for the University and Alabama

Student Researches Slave Architecture on UA Campus

Junior art history major Nadia DelMedico presented her original research into extant slave dwellings on the antebellum UA campus at the new undergraduate poster session during the 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History, at UA’s Bryant Conference Center in March, and at the recent URCA conference. DelMedico and Sommer Hallquist were awarded Harrison Prizes for Excellence

Art History Professor Publishes Groundbreaking Study in Visual Culture

Associate Professor Lucy Curzon has published the first full-length study of the British group Mass-Observation’s engagement with visual culture. Mass-Observation and Visual Culture – Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain (Routledge, 2017) critically analyses the role that visual culture played in the early development of the innovative British anthropological research group founded in 1937. In Curzon’s

Art and Art History Students Present Research at URCA

FLIGHT SIMULATION Senior BFA major Kalypso Homan made a head-spinning presentation at the recent Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference held at UA. Art history majors Nadia DelMedico, Sommer Hallquist and art history minor Reed O’Mara presented their research in posters during a session held in the Heritage Ballroom at Ferguson Student Center on UA

Art Students Explore Ideas of Nature and Femininity in “Out of Eden”

APR 24-27 Out of Eden, Sella-Granata Art Gallery  APR 24 Opening Reception, 5-8 pm Out of Eden showcases the work of five graduating senior printmakers and painters in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery April 24-27, 2017. Artists Erika Busse, Sarah Johns, Rachel Jones, Emily Pickert and Ivey Scott exhibit paintings and prints that explore the overlapping