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  • Department of Art and Art History enters a new era in the 501 Building
    For nearly 50 years, many faculty members and students in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Art and Art History have called the Humanities Building home.
  • Rheumatologists launch free phone-based app for patients with lupus
    The MyLupus app is a patient-friendly, patient-focused decision-aid tool for people from all backgrounds with moderate to severe lupus.
  • UAB’s 48th Annual Juried Student Exhibition opens Jan. 12 at AEIVA
    This year’s juror is Los Angeles-based artist Amanda Ross-Ho, whose new works will be shown in a companion exhibition.
  • Wishing for snow? Artist cuts his own paper flakes each year
    Artist and UAB Professor Gary Chapman has cut about 10,000 paper snowflakes in the last 15 years. Here are his tips to cut your own.
  • See new works by artist Amanda Ross-Ho at UAB’s AEIVA opening Jan. 12
    The artist’s new installation, “Untitled Inventory (Catalogue Irraisonné),” was devised specifically for AEIVA. Ross-Ho also selected the works for the 48th Annual Juried Student Exhibition.
  • See “Warhol Revisited” at UAB’s AEIVA from Jan. 12-March 16, 2024
    AEIVA will present works by Charles Lutz and Andy Warhol, pulling from its impressive collection of original works by the legendary artist, along with loans from The Andy Warhol Museum and local art collectors.
  • Sophomore used UAB experiences to care for birds of prey, essential to the ecosystem
    Birds of prey are an essential part of the ecosystem here and easy to take for granted. One University of Alabama at Birmingham student is asking people to think about them for a moment.
  • UAB painting student uses museum show to spotlight peers
    When senior Abby Henderson was awarded a Gadsden Museum of Art exhibition, she chose to curate a second exhibition within it to show her classmates’ paintings.
  • Sophomore Amelia Hawkins uses her UAB experiences to take care of our ecosystem
    In this guest article, Amelia Hawkins, a sophomore currently studying art, shares her service learning experience taking care of birds of prey.
  • Gift endows first non-faculty staff position for director of UAB’s AEIVA
    A first-of-its-kind endowment from art patrons Lydia Cheney and Jim Sokol will ensure the well-being of UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts and contemporary art for years to come.
  • UAB’s Valerie Accetta, Jenny Fine awarded $5,000 Alabama State Council on the Arts grants
    Head of musical theater Accetta is training to become an Estill Voice Training mentor and course instructor — the first in Alabama and one of only 12 in the country.
  • UAB design faculty recognized nationally for best book cover
    Selected an AIGA 50 Books | 50 Covers competition winner, Doug Barrett’s design, a mix of type and an illustration of the sun, is the cover for Department of Art and Art History colleague Douglas Pierre Baulos’ book “Things shouldn’t be so hard.”
  • Anthropology student earns internship with Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
    This summer, UAB Student Nick Long will complete an internship with the center’s archaeological laboratory, which hosts one the largest archaeological databases in the United States.
  • One for the Books: 22 College of Arts and Sciences faculty members published or edited books in 2022
    In 2022, 22 faculty members published or edited 20 books across the Arts and Humanities, Behavioral and Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
  • In April, explore UAB’s academic arts performances
    For “April is for the Arts,” the UAB College of Arts and Sciences highlights the extraordinary talent from across the college’s fine art academic units for a month of events.
  • See art from graduating BFA artists at UAB’s AEIVA from April 7-29
    The BFA exhibition is one of the UAB Department of Art and Art History’s premier events, culminating with a free closing reception Friday, April 28.
  • Art students explore curative plants and botanical research in the South
    Professor Emeritus Michael Flannery will talk about five native Alabama plants with curative powers Feb. 27, and work with students researching botanicals for an art exhibition later this year.
  • Browning embraces alternative approaches
    Jillian Marie Browning’s photography is not traditional. In fact, when you see their work on display in a gallery, you might not immediately use the word “photography” to describe it. For Browning, the medium can (and should) be shared in new, alternative ways.
  • New exhibition highlights Birmingham people who live with physical disabilities
    Photographer Harper Nichols, a 2022 UAB graduate who focused on her own disability for a photographic series while in school, hopes the exhibition opens conversations.
  • See selected student works of art at the 47th Annual Juried Student Exhibition
    Works by art students chosen by guest juror and artist Donté K. Hayes will be on exhibition at UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts from Jan. 13-March 25, 2023.

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