Thursday, Sept. 2-Friday, Oct. 1
Jurgen Tarrasch: "Artifacts"
This exhibition will explore ideas of perception and representation through a site-specific installation constructed by the artist. Birmingham-based artist Jurgen Tarrasch is interested in abstraction as a medium. He uses painting to explore means of expression and art's capacity to convey complexity. An opening reception is planned for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2 in The Gallery at UAB, 900 13th St. South. Admission is free. Call 205-934-0815.
Friday, Oct. 15-Saturday, Nov. 6
First UAB Alumni Invitational Exhibition
This exhibition includes works by graduates from UAB's bachelor of arts and bachelor of fine arts degree programs. Each artist can submit a single work, and all submitted works will be displayed. A closing reception is planned for 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4 in The Gallery at UAB, 900 13th St. South. Admission is free. Call 205-934-0815. A limited edition print by artist and UAB alumnus David Sandlin will be available for purchase, benefiting the gallery. A work by Sandlin will be featured in the exhibition, and Sandlin will attend the show and conduct a printmaking workshop for students.
Thursday, Nov. 18-Saturday, Dec. 4
Annual Juried Student Exhibition
This exhibition features student works selected by a guest juror, who also will present a lecture while at UAB. The juror for this year's exhibition will be announced in September. An opening reception is planned for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18 in The Gallery at UAB, 900 13th St. South. Admission is free. Call 205-934-0815.
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