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

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.
For the exhibition, Baulos will present portraits of artists who inspire him, many of whom are also from Alabama.
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.

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.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History continues its ongoing Workspace Coffee Break series with works by sculpture professor Stacey Holloway.
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.
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.
Doug Barrett, associate professor of graphic design in the Department of Art and Art History, is the recipient of the 2016 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Alison Chapman, professor and chair of the Department of English, is the recipient of the Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award.
Lauren Lake, Chair of the Department of Art and Art History, was chosen by the Disability Support Services (DSS) staff as the recipient of the Fall 2015 DSS Staff Recognition Award.
Artists Merrilee Challiss and UAB professor of art Derek Cracco examine spirituality and religion through their featured work in New American Paintings.
November 12, 2014

Secrets In Stone

Dr. Cathleen Cummings, Associate Professor of Art History, is featured in UAB Magazine this month for her work decoding religious carvings on the eight-century Virupaksha Temple in Pattadakal, India.
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