Lisa Tamiris Becker, founding director of the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, passed away on Friday after an illness.
Hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History, the online store now features limited edition prints created by Guggenheim fellow David Sandlin, sculptor and conceptual artist Willie Cole, and California-based mixed-media artist Travis Somerville.
The exhibition includes works by 22 faculty members in many media. A free opening reception is planned for 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at the UA Gallery.
Investigating a 4,000-year-old cave painting with UAB art history graduate student Celeste Paxton.
The exhibition, presented by the UAB College of Arts and Sciences' Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, opens Sept. 9 with a free reception.
Students from Medium: Art Club at UAB will exhibit selected works in a juried exhibition, while Assistant Professor of Sculpture Stacey Holloway’s solo exhibition, “Herds,” will also be on view. A free reception is set for July 15.
Bailey Barrow of Pinson is the only student in Alabama to receive this award for 2016. She is a student in the Department of Art and Art History.
Arts faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences are taking time this summer to practice their art forms and share their skills with students and audiences here and around the globe.
Dr. Brian Pillay, Professor of Engineering and native of South Africa, discussed June 16 Soweto Day and its significance on its 40th anniversary at an organizational meeting of the UAB Pan African Student Coalition.
Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences harness the undeniable reach and power of popular culture—comics, music, film, and more—to introduce undergraduate students to serious academic topics.
Each year, The Bell Center invites artists to collaborate with the center’s students and create a work of art that commemorates the graduating class. This year’s legacy piece was a collage of the young graduates’ first initials.
Professor of Art History Dr. Heather McPherson has been named by the College Art Association as one of seven Millard Meiss Publication Fund grantees for spring 2016.
These free, short workshops will take place in June and this fall, led by the UAB Department of Art and Art History. Register now, as the studios are sure to fill up.
In appreciation for the artist Yaacov Agam’s long history with the region, “Metamorphic” pulls entirely from private collections in and around Birmingham.
Presented by the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, the exhibition opens June 3 with a performance by the artist and a free opening reception.
Professor of Art History Heather McPherson was named the recipient of the 2016 Annibel Jenkins Prize for the best article on the subject of theatre and performance history in the 18th Century.
The exhibition, presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, features masterpieces of 19th and early 20th century American art selected from the Warners’ private collection.
UAB’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is now ranked number 68 in the nation, up from 73 in 2012, according to the U.S. News & World Report ranking of 200 top graduate programs.
April 25, 2016

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The UAB Departments of Theatre, Art and Art History and Music are just a few areas creating learning experiences for students that go far beyond the classroom.  And the community is benefiting as well.
Through its international and diversity programming, the College of Arts and Sciences is delivering on its promise of “knowledge that will change your world.”
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