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Art & Art History Accolades – February 2020

Twilight Passages, a portfolio of photographs by Christopher Jordan, associate professor of photography, is featured in One Twelve Publishing’s February edition of Poignant Portfolios. Jamey Grimes, full-time instructor, has an invited solo exhibition, Formicarium, at Jones-Carter Gallery, Lake City, South Carolina. Work by Pete Schulte, associate professor of art, is included in a three-person exhibition

Photography Professor’s Work Featured in Online Portfolio

Twilight Passages, a portfolio of photographs by Associate Professor Christopher Jordan, is featured in One Twelve Publishing’s February edition of Poignant Portfolios. In these photographic works, Jordan creates a scene in a tabletop diorama from photographs, cut paper and vellum, then lights them in the studio and re-photographs to create what he terms “a mystical

UA Art Historian Assists in Notre Dame Restoration

After the devastating fire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris last year, assistant professor of art history Dr. Jennifer Feltman joined forces with a group of international art historians, scientists, and academics, “Scientifiques au service de la restauration de Notre-Dame de Paris,” to work on the restoration of the Notre Dame Cathedral. “The

UA Artist Creates ‘Ant Farm’ for Humans in Solo Exhibition

Instructor and UA art alumnus Jamey Grimes presents a solo exhibition, Formicarium, through March 14 in Jones-Carter Gallery, Lake City, South Carolina. Grimes who uses synthetic materials to represent nature, transforms the gallery into a giant ant farm or formicarium. He has fashioned his plastic medium into tunnels of light and shadow, to be explored

UA Drawing Professor Exhibits in Atlanta’s Swan Coach House

In February, Associate Professor Pete Schulte’s work will be included in a three-person exhibition at Swan Coach House Gallery in Atlanta. Geo Forms: Randy Jones, Esteban Patino, Pete Schulte is curated by art advisor and appraiser Rebecca Dimling Cochran, curator of the Wieland Collection. Pete Schulte is associate professor of drawing at The University of Alabama department

UA Professor Speaks on Confederate Artists and Imagery of the “Loyal Slave”

Associate Professor Rachel Stephens presents a talk, “Loyal Artists, Loyal Slaves: Confederate Artists in Civil War Richmond,” at Virginia Humanities in Charlottesville on January 21, 2020. In the years leading up to the Civil War, several Richmond, Va., artists, Dr. Stephens asserts, “were creating work in conversation with each other, creating a visual plantation ideal

Art Professor Wins Award for Photographic Series

A series of photographs, Within the Bittersweet, by Assistant Professor Allison Grant, won the 2019 Developed Work Fellowship Award. Her photograph from the series, “In the Vines,” was included in the exhibition Developed Work at the Midwest Center for Photography. Grant’s artist statement about her series appears on her website: “Within the Bittersweet” is a

Drawing Professor’s NY Solo Show Favorably Reviewed

Associate Professor Pete Schulte‘s latest solo exhibition – a graphic distillation of his artist residency at the Chinati Foundation last summer – was favorably reviewed in Hyperallergic, the online arts magazine. Schulte’s drawings in graphite, along with gouache, ink and pigment, were at McKenzie Fine Art Gallery, New York, N.Y., through Dec. 21, 2019. For

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