University of Alabama at Birmingham students were selected by guest juror Virginia Griswold for the 42nd annual Juried Student Exhibition.More than 80 works created by
Set to open Monday, March 19, the exhibition will run through April 6. A free public reception is planned for 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 23, with awards and brief remarks by Griswold at 6 p.m. The exhibition is coordinated by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History, and presented in the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts galleries, 1221 10th Ave. South.
The Juried Student Exhibition is an experiential learning opportunity for the students of the DAAH. The show is open to all students currently enrolled in courses in the DAAH.
During her visit to UAB in February to judge the works, Griswold also held one-on-one studio visits with UAB BFA students.
Griswold is an artist based in Nashville. She received an MFA in sculpture/glass from Alfred University, Alfred, New York, in 2011 and a BFA in glass/material studies from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, in 2004. She has also studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Pilchuck Glass School and the Penland School of Crafts.
Featured in the exhibition are works by students Laura Benson, Isaac Brady, Micah Briggs, Frances Hackney, Nicholas Howard, Devin Lunsford, Thad Mickler, Joni Moore, Amanda Morgado, Kole Nichols, Sarah Caroline Padgett, Hua Perry, Chase Prater, Anthony Smith, Svetlana Sobol and Emily Stroud, all of Birmingham; Bailey Barrow of Pinson; Faye Burton of Summerdale; Anne Marie Cartwright of Athens, Georgia; Emily Cox-Oldham of Fort Payne; Savanna Eosso of Matawan, New Jersey; Laura Evans of Clanton; Chelci Garrett of Boaz; Kenzie Greer of Alabaster; Timothy Harstvedt of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; Rachel Hendrix of Billingsley; Alexandra Kulick of Auburn; Mariam Massoud and Jackson Ross of Hoover; Sophie McVicar, Caroline Myers and Sydney Williams of Mobile; Rachel Ozley of Gardendale; Irasema Quezada Hammock of Northport; Carey-Ann Sandheinrich of Pell City; Lakyn Shephard of Madison; Hannah Slatsky of Pleasant Grove; Savannah Turner of Tallapoosa, Georgia; Brian Wang of Pasadena, California; and Terrence Wimberly of Colorado Springs, Colorado.