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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

UA Professor Wins Select Southern Art Award

Assistant Professor of Art Pete Schulte has been named the 2017 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.  The South Arts Southern

UA Student Wins Competitive Museum Internship

Rising senior Sommer Hallquist, a double major in art history and anthropology with a minor in French, has been setting goals and making plans for an exciting and challenging summer. “One large goal of mine has been to receive an internship position in a museum to gain more practical experience in the field,” Hallquist explained. She recently checked that

Exhibitors Announced for BFA Juried Exhibition

2017 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition, April 17-30  Harrison Galleries, 2315 University Boulevard, Tuscaloosa Opening Reception: Friday, April 21, 6-9 p.m. The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased announce the student exhibitors who have been selected for the 2017 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition at Harrison Galleries in Tuscaloosa, April 17-30. Julia Courtney, Margaret

UA Art Student Creates Moments in Painting and Sculpture

APR 7-16 First Friday reception, Moment | Momento: Jamie Reschke BFA Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, 6-9 pm Harrison Galleries will host an exhibition by University of Alabama BFA major Jamie Reschke, April 7 through April 16 in downtown Tuscaloosa. Moment | Momento opens with a reception on First Friday, April 7 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. In this exhibition,

UA Students Create Digital Media in Two Venues

The public is invited to experience two digital media events created by students of UA Assistant Professor Jane Cassidy this week! An exhibition in Ferguson Student Center Art Gallery opens with a reception on Wednesday, April 5, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., and runs through April 15, 2017. The exhibit includes print works as well as gifs, stop-motion animation, video and

UA Students and Faculty Participate in National Ceramics Conference

In March 2017, UA ceramics faculty, student and alumna participated in the annual conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) in Portland, Oregon. MFA candidate Sydney Ewerth presented art works and a lecture. Assistant Professor Matt Mitros, instructor Wade MacDonald, Ewerth and recent MFA graduate Virginia Eckinger presented art works in

Wade MacDonald and Anne Herbert at Harrison Galleries

An exhibition of painting and sculpture, Sweet Metal and the Road, opens at Harrison Galleries on First Friday, February 3, from 6-9 pm. The two-person exhibition of work by UA art instructor Wade MacDonald and UA art alumna and current ASFA faculty Anne Herbert will run through February 28, 2017.              

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