Displaying items by tag: Department of Art and Art History

September 23, 2020

Student Spotlight: Levi Sanford

Senior Levi Sanford changed his major and found both inspiration and a career path.

Print media artist Rich Gere comes to UAB from the Department of Art and Design at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

The number of College of Arts and Sciences students who win major national and international scholarships and fellowships grows every year. What does it take to win one of these major prizes?

Our university enables faculty to make connections across various disciplines, schools, and centers, and being a part of the College of Arts and Sciences provides my colleagues and me with a broad platform to support this kind of effective interdisciplinary work.

AEIVA will host a solo exhibition for UAB Assistant Professor of Sculpture Stacey Holloway, who is the recipient of SECAC’s annual Artist’s Fellowship. AEIVA recently spoke with Holloway about her work and the upcoming exhibition, which opens Sept. 10.

Heather McPherson, Ph.D., was awarded the 2018 Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.
The awards are for Samantha Richardson’s work for the Fountain Heights community, which she completed as a student.
For the exhibition, Baulos will present portraits of artists who inspire him, many of whom are also from Alabama.
More than 80 works created by University of Alabama at Birmingham students were selected by guest juror Virginia Griswold for the 42nd annual Juried Student Exhibition
Presented by the American Advertising Federation of Birmingham, the ADDY Awards are the advertising industry's largest competition.
Assistant Professor of Art History Noa Turel will present a paper, “Drawing Machines and Redrawing a World Order in Late-Medieval Europe,” at the 106th annual College Art Association national conference.
Doug Barrett, associate professor of graphic design, spent two weeks at a Mississippi wildlife refuge creating a poetic map of endangered red-cockaded woodpecker habitats.

Birmingham Neighborhood Studies explores the visual and material culture, history, and urban development of four Birmingham neighborhoods in transition.

Works by artist Erin Wright, MFA, which touch on topics from democracy to organ donation, are making a global impact.

This fall, we welcomed several new faculty members, a new chair for the Department of Sociology, and three interim chairs. We are proud to have all of them in leadership and academic positions and are excited to see what they accomplish at UAB.

Due to inclement weather, tomorrow night’s scheduled lecture with visiting artist Leticia Bajuyo has been postponed until a later date. Artist Leticia Bajuyo will lecture on her visual research and studio practice at 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 12, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Faculty and staff from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History, Department of Music, and Department of Theatre explore their skills locally and abroad.
During her undergraduate experience at UAB, her creative design research focused on building awareness about underprivileged communities in the city. She works with Cayenne Creative.
Students, faculty, and alumni from the College of Arts and Sciences make a strong showing at the ADDY Awards.
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