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Leftovers: Checa Baldarelli MFA Thesis Exhibition

Tuscaloosa. — Graduate student in printmaking Checa Baldarelli will present her master of fine arts thesis exhibition, Leftovers, at the Sella-Granata Art Gallery on UA campus, March 19-29, 2018. A reception for the artist will be held Thursday, March 22, 4-6 pm. Baldarelli finds delight and potential in the wide variety of found objects and materials

Making Light Art in the Aran Islands

During a summer 2017 art residency at Áras Éanna on Inis Oírr, the smallest of the Aran Islands off the coast of County Galway, Ireland, Assistant Professor Jane Cassidy learned that sometimes making art takes – not just a village – but an entire island. Along with working on her own art projects that involve light,

Graduate Studio Artists Present Master’s Exhibitions

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present the master of arts exhibitions of graduate students Amy Smoot and John Klosterman, Feb. 8-22, 2018, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. The public is cordially invited to attend a reception for the artists Thursday, Feb. 15 from 4 to 6 p.m.  Through

Art Professor’s Work Receives Juror’s Award

Associate professor of art Chris Jordan received the juror’s award for his image, Emptying, in the upcoming exhibition Myths, Legends and Dreams at the Vermont Photoplace Gallery in Middlebury, Vt. The exhibition dates are March 7 – March 31, 2018. The call for entries for the juried exhibition sought photographic works that would bring the viewer into the artist’s

A New Year, A New “Phase” in Art and Music

Phase has been rescheduled with a new date and time. This Wednesday evening, January 31, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., experience a multi-sensory art and music performance, Phase, at Sassafras Park in Tuscaloosa. Two UA art alumni, sculptor and UA instructor Jamey Grimes and artist Malcolm Smith will create site-specific installations in the park. Sound

Art History Professor Wins Book Award

Associate Professor of Art History Lucy Curzon’s new book, Mass-Observation and Visual Culture: Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain, has been awarded the Historians of British Artist Book Award for Exemplary Scholarship on the Period after 1800. The prize committee found Curzon’s book, published by Routledge in 2017, “theoretically sophisticated and convincingly argued, a timely and important volume

BFA Major Exhibits Art at Betak-Frangoulis Art Gallery

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Sophomore studio art major Anna Sella will present an exhibition, Explorations, in the Betak-Frangoulis Art Gallery at Canterbury Chapel during the month of December. The public is invited to the opening reception, Friday, December 1, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in the chapel’s Student Center on Hackberry Lane, part of Tuscaloosa’s First Friday

Graduate Students Discuss Their Art Work and Practice

In October, graduate students featured in the 2017 Graduate Student Show were videoed giving gallery talks about their art work and practice.  Tobias Layman https://vimeo.com/240537838 Katie Adams https://vimeo.com/240537957 John Klosterman https://vimeo.com/240538127 Amy Smoot https://vimeo.com/240538215 Jude Anogwih https://vimeo.com/240538268

UA Alumni and Faculty In Exhibit Celebrating Alabama’s Art

A unique and historic exhibition at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts that includes UA art alumni and faculty opens November 17. Uncommon Territory: Contemporary Art in Alabama honors the 200th anniversary of Alabama’s organization as a United States territory in 1817. The exhibition, Uncommon Territory, recognizes 30 artists/collaborative teams in a survey that showcases a cross-section of the