visiting artist-scholar series

Artist and Composer Ben Vida to Visit UA

Tuscaloosa. —The Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series and Sonic Frontiers are proud to present renowned visual artist and composer Ben Vida in two appearances. Vida will deliver a public lecture Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in Gorgas Library 205 and give a performance Thursday, Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m. at the Recital Hall

Danish Architect to Speak at UA

The architecture of Denmark expresses the close connection between art and architecture in Danish culture. How does Danish (or any) architecture become art? Architect Morten Sonnenborg will give a talk on the aesthetics of Danish architecture on Tuesday, September 4 at 4:00 p.m. in Smith Hall 205 on UA campus. Sonnenborg has practiced architecture for almost

Spirit Citizen – An International Dialogue with Artist Edgar Heap of Birds

Tuscaloosa – Internationally known artist Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds headlines a series of events on UA campus October 8-24, 2018, centered around an exhibition of his work in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. During his visit, Oct. 22-24, Heap of Birds will present an artist lecture, gallery talk, book signing and reception, as

Renowned Scholar To Speak on Apocalyptic Images

Tuscaloosa. — Explore the visionary landscape of the medieval Book of Revelation with one of its eminent scholars, Dr. Richard K. Emmerson. Dr. Emmerson will deliver a public lecture, “Apocalypse Illuminated,” on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 6:30 pm in Smith Hall 205 on UA campus. Richard K. Emmerson is Dean Emeritus of the School of Liberal Arts

Artist Karl Haendel to Speak at UA

Tuscaloosa. — Artist Karl Haendel will give a public lecture on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in 205 Smith Hall, on UA campus. Known for his use of appropriation and meticulous draftsmanship, Karl Haendel works in “issues of artistic and cultural heritage and power.” His work has been described as “strategically [manipulating] tangled

Artist Wendy White to Speak at UA

Tuscaloosa. — Artist Wendy White will give a public lecture on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in Gallalee Hall Room 227, on UA campus. Wendy White’s work has been described as “most preoccupied with the lifespan of seemingly dissonant places, people, and things, all of which are bound by the same sense of

Gallery Talk on Printmaking Scheduled in the SMGA

Visiting artist and alumnus William Hall will hold an exhibition walkthrough in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, Tuesday, November 7 at 10:00 a.m. Hall will talk about prints in the current show, Contemporary Consolidated: Selections from the Permanent Collection. As a former master printer at the esteemed Pace Editions for three decades, Hall is

Renown Woodworker to Speak at UA

[This press release has been updated.] The Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series presents woodworker and jewelry maker Kimberly Winkle for demonstrations and an artist talk at UA this month. Thursday, February 23, 9 am-noon, Winkle will give a wood shop demonstration in Woods Hall 104. On Thursday afternoon, attendees are invited to meet the artist, 3-5 pm, in

Curator to Speak on Contemporary Art World

The Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series is pleased to present Contemporary Art Curator Wassan Al-Khudhairi. Al-Khudhairi will speak at two events on UA campus on February 9 and 10, 2017. Al-Khudhairi specializes in modern and contemporary art from the Arab world and is a curator at the Birmingham Museum of Art. She will speak at the Bryant Conference Center