Ringo Lisko

Alumna Sculptor Opens Solo Exhibition at Harrison Galleries

UA BFA alumna Ringo Lisko will present a solo exhibition of her recent sculpture, Vessels of Paranoia, at Harrison Galleries, opening with a First Friday Jazz Reception, January 7, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The show will be open through January 30, 2022. Lisko said that she draws inspiration “from the body, sensuality and awareness,”

Flourishing in the Heart of Woods Quad

The UA Department of Art and Art History is pleased to announce the newest addition to the Woods Quad Sculpture Garden. The eight-foot-tall cast bronze crescent of camellias (Alabama’s state flower) is titled “Flourish,” and was designed and created by 2020 BFA major Ringo Lisko. Lisko’s design was selected to be the first created for

BFA Major Shows Sculpture Connects Community

While UA operates in a limited capacity in order to stem the spread of COVID-19, the Sella-Granata Art Gallery will be closed to the public. An online exhibition of this show will be posted shortly. The University of Alabama’s department of art and art history is proud to present Structure and Surface: BFA Thesis Exhibition

Statewide Sculpture Trail First Work Blossoms

Ringo Lisko’s soft-petaled graphite proposal drawing barely disguises the fiery strength inherent in the bronze forms she’s now casting. Yet, her sculpture — an eight-foot circle of camellias in full bloom — fully embodies those seemingly contradictory characteristics of strength and delicacy. In fact, Lisko’s artistic purpose in part is to visually depict the contradictions

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 As part of the process, the department was able to

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 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 sculpture for consideration for scholarship awards