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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

Art Historian Publishes on Early 20th-Century Women’s Art in China

Assistant Professor Doris Sung published a chapter, “Redefining Female Talent: ‘The Women’s Eastern Times,’ ‘The Ladies’ Journal,’ and the Development of ‘Women’s Art’ in China, 1910s-1930s,” in the book, Women and the Periodical Press in China’s Long Twentieth Century: A Space of their Own, edited by Michel Hockx, Joan Judge, and Barbara Mittler (Cambridge 2018).

UA Faculty Finalist for National Photography Award

Associate Professor Christopher Jordan has been named one of ten finalists for the 2018 Clarence John Laughlin Award for photography. Jordan entered a portfolio of images, which included the photograph here, titled “Bad Dog.”  The Clarence John Laughlin Award was created to support the work of photographers who use the medium as a means of creative

A Gentlewoman in Verona: UA Graduate Student Researches In Italy

Sometimes there’s just no substitute for seeing the object you are studying first hand. For more than three semesters, from a graduate seminar in medieval cathedrals, to intensive thesis research, art history graduate student Rebecca Teague has focused on the sculpture programs of three 12th-century cathedrals in three small towns in northern Italy. She has

Students Gain Insight into the Experience of Medieval Artists

Students in Dr. Jennifer Feltman’s ARH 360-Early Medieval Art course created their own artworks as a way to reflect on the materials and methods used to make early medieval (and a few Byzantine) works of art. Each student chose an object that dates from between 250 and 1150, and researched the original work focusing on