UA Art and Art History Hosts 22nd Graduate Symposium

Graduate students from UA and around the country will present their research at the 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History at The University of Alabama on March 3, 2017. Art history grad students from UA, UAB and from institutions including George Washington University, Case Western Reserve and the University of Georgia, will present papers at

Dani Sagirs: “Curating” Summer Jobs

Danielle “Dani” Sagirs has been working three jobs this summer, but she set aside some time last month to tell us about her experiences. The rising senior studio art major, with an art history minor, has been a gallery assistant for the The Jones Gallery recently hired a new director, Karen Kennedy. Because Sagirs was

Photo Students in ART 428 Bring History to Life at the Gorgas House Museum

In April, Assistant Professor of Art Chris Jordan’s students in Advanced Digital Photography class (Art 428) made history come alive. Students Brian Burkhard, Dana Cottone, Caroline Godwin, Chi Pan and Yanbing Wu created and photographed historically accurate scenes in UA’s Gorgas House Museum as a course assignment. They worked with museum director Lydia Ellington and Theatre and Dance