UAB School of Medicine art show returns for 15th year

The 15th annual UAB School of Medicine art show kicks off March 17.

som artshow 2015The winners of the 2015 University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine art show will be announced at a reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, in The Edge of Chaos, fourth floor of the Lister Hill Library, 1700 University Blvd. The show will be on display through May 15.

The show consists of artwork from students, residents and faculty of the School of Medicine. The works are judged by a panel of UAB faculty, staff and students. The top three winners receive cash prizes, and all entries are on display. This marks the 15th year of the art show.

The reception will feature a silent auction of many of the pieces in the show to benefit VSA Alabama, a state organization that provides art opportunities for people with disabilities.

The show is hosted by the Alabama Alpha Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha and the Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences.