June 21, 2016
Arts faculty from the UAB College of Arts and Sciences are taking time this summer to practice their art forms and share their skills with students and audiences here and around the globe.
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June 07, 2016
Each year, The Bell Center invites artists to collaborate with the center’s students and create a work of art that commemorates the graduating class. This year’s legacy piece was a collage of the young graduates’ first initials.
These free, short workshops will take place in June and this fall, led by the UAB Department of Art and Art History. Register now, as the studios are sure to fill up.
May 09, 2016
The exhibition, presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, features masterpieces of 19th and early 20th century American art selected from the Warners’ private collection.
April 21, 2016
Chapman’s new works were inspired by the 108 days the family spent waiting for his daughter’s heart transplant. Also featured are works made by his daughter and her fellow pediatric heart patients as they awaited organ transplants.
Fifteen graduating Department of Art and Art History students will have their works featured in the exhibition, with a free opening reception from 6-8 p.m. April 29.
Hear about Indian truck and taxi art from a visiting guest artist and screen two short documentaries with guest filmmakers April 14-15, presented by the Department of Art and Art History at AEIVA.
March 30, 2016
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Artist and juror Paul Rusconi selected the works by students in the Department of Art and Art History. A free lecture by Rusconi is set for 5 p.m. April 1, followed by a free opening reception.
A new generation of drawing and textile artists has employed both machine and hand-stitch techniques to challenge old ideas about embroidery. A new show invites a fresh look at the art form.
March 21, 2016
Mark your calendar for IndiaFest, with free events happening all month long, including films, lectures, food, dance, yoga and music, including a live outdoor concert by bhangra band Red Baraat.
March 17, 2016
“Paul Rusconi: Emanations” is composed of paintings of artists who have transformed their fields, done by hand applying nail polish onto Plexiglas. The shoe has been extended through May 7.
Join the Department of Art and Art History in UAB’s new MakerSpace for free interactive art studios, ranging from bookbinding and watercolor to Epilog Laser printing, puppetry and sketchbook processes.
“Outer Skin/Inner Space” will be on exhibition from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, and feature the works of 29 students in the UAB Department of Art and Art History.
March 01, 2016
The students are from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History and Digital Media. More than two dozen students were honored with Gold and Silver Student ADDY awards for their individual and team projects.
South Asian art historian Susan Huntington is the keynote speaker for the symposium, hosted by the UAB Department of Art and Art History.
February 12, 2016
UAB Department of Art and Art History Chair Lauren Lake, MFA, is the juror for this year’s show. The deadline for entry is Feb. 28.
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February 04, 2016
Lisa Iglesias teaches at the University of Florida and works both individually and with her sister, under the name Las Hermanas Iglesias. She will speak on her interdisciplinary and collaborative practice.
Community sewing days at UAB began Jan. 22 at ArtPlay and will continue Jan. 29 and Feb. 27 with the UAB Department of Art and Art History at AEIVA.
January 11, 2016
See an exhibition of Smith’s most recent graphite works at a Project Space show presented by the Department of Art and Art History, with a free reception from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 19.