A new international exhibition, Clay+, proposed and juried by Assistant Professor Wade MacDonald, opens on August 6 at the Clay Center of New Orleans. The show will run from August 6 through September 18, 2021. Clay+ features fourteen ceramicists selected by MacDonald who use clay in conjunction with other materials in their respective practices. Although
Assistant Professor Wade MacDonald has a solo exhibition opening at the Biggin Gallery at Auburn University on April 26, 2021. The exhibition features a new series of six mixed-media wall pieces and a series of six mixed-media sculptures; a wall mural with integrated sculptural ceramic components; additional works from 2017-present; and a wall work comprised
Wade MacDonald, assistant professor of art in ceramics, was invited to have a two-person exhibition, ETERNAL: Wade MacDonald and Jason Hackett, March 26 – September 5, 2020, at Shockoe Artspace in Richmond, Virginia. According to gallery director Ryan Lauterio, MacDonald’s works bring the viewer into “a merged space of architecture and vessel-ness with flickers of
In March, when UA had to impose social distancing to protect students, faculty and staff from the coronavirus, changes to teaching methods and learning experiences across campus were often abrupt and even disorienting. When teaching involved hands-on demonstrations or in-class practice, as it does in art and art history, painters, ceramicists, printmakers, as well as
Recent MFA graduate Nasrin Iravani and Assistant Professor Wade MacDonald had work accepted into The Clay Studio National 2020, an annual juried exhibition at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, Penn. The exhibition runs July 10 through August 9, 2020 and the gallery will allow visitors with certain restrictions for safely viewing the artwork. “The Clay
Over more than a decade, UA ceramics students have donated hundreds of handcrafted ceramic bowls to an annual fundraiser that raises money and awareness to fight hunger in West Alabama. Grace Presbyterian Church’s Empty Bowls event on Friday, March 6 will raise money for the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry. This year, Assistant Professor Wade
Wade Folger MacDonald has been appointed assistant professor of art in The University of Alabama’s department of art and art history. He will begin his new position August 16, 2019. MacDonald has been an instructor of ceramics and studio foundations courses in the department since 2015. A Nashville native, he received the BA in art
An exhibition of painting and sculpture, Sweet Metal and the Road, opens at Harrison Galleries on First Friday, February 3, from 6-9 pm. The two-person exhibition of work by UA art instructor Wade MacDonald and UA art alumna and current ASFA faculty Anne Herbert will run through February 28, 2017.