UA graduate student in painting and professor of biology Juan López-Bautista has paintings on display now through August 10 at Ayers LRC Art Gallery in Anniston, Ala. The exhibition, titled “The Immigrant Life,” expresses López-Bautista’s ideas of the migratory life through abstract, fluid, moving shapes that allude to the most internal processes of life.
In July and August, Associate Professor Bill Dooley spent two mornings a week teaching drawing and an introduction to wet and dry media to our former Garland Hall neighbors at CrossingPoints. Dooley taught art classes to graduate students, teachers and young adults of varying abilities in the CrossingPoints Summer Bridge Program, which provides college-age students with intellectual disabilities
In May, UA instructor of photography and digital media Lee Black and students delved deep into art and the psyche. Black and co-director Dr. Joy Burnham, Professor of Counselor Education, led eleven UA students on a May interim course to Switzerland and Austria titled, “UA in Europe: Finding Meaning – Synergy of Psychology & Art
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 Paul R. Jones Gallery and the University of Alabama Gallery at the Dinah