With his recent gift to the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art’s Permanent Collection, alumnus Thornton Willis’ art has found a home for his artistic legacy to live on through teaching and exhibiting. Willis, a noted second-generation abstract expressionist, and his wife, art historian Vered Lieb, gave 27 paintings and two sketchbooks to UA last fall,
Com-bine – Selections from the Permanent Collection will be in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art August 23 – September 28, 2018. The public is invited to a reception Thursday, September 6, 5-7 p.m. Tuscaloosa – At least once a year, the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art features work from its Permanent Collection, a trove of
This fall at UA’s Majors Fair for undergraduates, we featured the variety of career choices available to art majors and masters students — and the news from our alumni bears this out! KAREN GRAFFEO (MFA 1987) exhibited 20 mixed media images and 30 lenticular (3-D) images in a solo exhibition, Cuba: de lo profundo del
The Permanent Collection, housed and cared for by the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, was created in the 1950s as a unique and integral component of the then Department of Art. The majority of the collection is dedicated to works on paper including graphic prints and photography. Also included are paintings, drawings and small sculpture.
October 3 – November 1, 2013, Ferguson Center Art Gallery, The University of Alabama Opening Reception Thursday, October 3, 5-7 p.m. in The Ferg In his own quiet and understated way, Bill Dooley has kept up a breakneck pace of production for the past 25 years at The University of Alabama. From time to time, he
Don’t miss our special section in the Summer 2013 issue of The Loupe that features alumnus and renowned abstract expressionist painter THORNTON WILLIS (MA 1966).
THORNTON WILLIS: STRUCTURAL ABSTRACTION features abstract oil paintings that represent art work spanning a decade: lattice paintings, triangle paintings and his latest work. What his art works have in common is the “allover surface plane held in tension, between figure and ground, as an interwoven field,” writes Lance Esplund, arts contributor to the Wall Street Journal. ALUMNI YEARS — Thornton