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Harrison Galleries Hosts Four Sculptors in July

Jennifer Gault, Sam Joslin, Jonathan Lanier and Ringo Lisko will showcase recent work in an exhibition, Intersection, at Harrison Galleries in downtown Tuscaloosa from July 3-17, with a reception for the artists on Friday, July 12, 6-9 pm. Jennifer Gault will present three new works that have never been exhibited, as well as one from

Casting Alabama’s Literary History

Cast bronze sculptures by students of Professor Craig Wedderspoon were unveiled in downtown Monroeville, Ala., in April, as part of the Literary Capital Sculpture Trail. Monroeville, the birthplace of author Harper Lee, and the home of the Alabama Writers Symposium for the past two decades, has been designated the Literary Capital of Alabama. The sculpture trail,

UA Artists Help Create Alabama Bicentennial Celebration

“As the Bicentennial approaches it has been obvious that our state’s artists have, throughout the years, been some of our best and most prolific story tellers. Clearly the arts and artists of Alabama will take a high profile position in celebrations statewide.” — Alabama State Council on the Arts Annual Report 2018 UA art and

Art & Art History Scholarship Awards Presented at Honors Day

During Honors Day ceremonies in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, April 1, 2019, twenty undergraduates in studio art and art history were awarded $81,000 in scholarships for the coming year. To qualify, studio art students submitted portfolios and exhibited their best work in the Advanced Scholarship Exhibition in February and art history students submitted

Art and Art History To Recognize Outstanding Students on Honors Day

The UA Department of Art and Art History will present scholarship awards for the coming academic year and recognize outstanding student achievement during the Honors Day Convocation and Reception, Friday, April 5, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, Garland Hall. Students who have been awarded scholarship awards for the upcoming

Juniors and Seniors Vie for Scholarships in Exhibition

The Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present our Advanced Scholarship Exhibition, February 25 through March 6, 2019, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 109 Woods Hall.  Returning majors in studio art at The University of Alabama submitted their most ambitious and informed work in ceramics, digital media, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking and

UA Sculpture To Collaborate With UAB and UAH on New Art Trail

Professor Craig Wedderspoon is one of three inaugural recipients of the new McMahon-Pleiad Prize, given by the Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama System. The prize has been awarded to a collaborative public art project, the McMahon-Pleiad Public Art Trail initiative, conceived by Wedderspoon and his colleagues Stacey Holloway of UAB’s department of art

UA Art Students Conspire in Monster Coup of Tuscaloosa

Terrifying monsters of all shapes and sizes have overrun the city of Tuscaloosa! Termed the “Monster Takeover,” official reports verify that UA art students were heavily involved in the invasion of bronze handmade monsters, stationing their terrifying, but usually tiny, metal miscreations in key locations around town. Track them down at your own risk! Multiple

UA Art Foundry Casts Sculpture Across Alabama

Towering steel flowers, a massive mathematical loop-de-loop, larger-than-life baseball players and renown university presidents are just a few of the projects, supervised by Professor of Art Craig Wedderspoon, that have been created in the giant work bays at UA’s art foundry. From Tuscaloosa to Gadsden, sculptures from the foundry find homes around the state.  It