February 26, 2014

UAB, Birmingham City Schools present Art Competition and Exhibition

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art competitionThe University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Art and Art History will host and co-sponsor Birmingham City Schools’ third annual High School Art Competition and Exhibition.

Twenty-eight students from Carver, Huffman, Parker, Ramsey and Woodlawn high schools will participate. With the BCS Fine Arts and Community Education Department and the UAB Office of Enrollment Management, the UAB DAAH will present the showcase with a reception from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, in the UAB Humanities Building Arts Gallery, 900 13th St. South. Student works will be juried by DAAH faculty members Doug Barrett, Noa Turel and James Alexander. Students will receive awards at the reception in the areas of painting,drawing, printmaking, digital media, mixed media and sculpture. Forstall Art Supply has partnered with UAB Department of Art and Art History Chair Lauren Lake to provide the best of show award. The exhibition will be on show for viewing from noon to 4 p.m. March 6-8. Call 205-975-3492 or email LLake@uab.edu for information.

"We are excited to partner with Birmingham City Schools to provide these talented students a place to showcase their talents and learn about the opportunities here at UAB," said UAB Associate Provost for Enrollment Management Brent Gage, Ph.D. "It will be a great event for all involved."


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