Displaying items by tag: department of art and art history

Colleen Fisher, Ph.D., will examine microfinance to alleviate poverty among vulnerable women in low-resource countries, and Cathleen Cummings, Ph.D., will study and map temples from the Bhosle dynasty of Nagpur, India.
The only graduate program of its kind in the state, the degree provides students with the theoretical background and practical skills necessary to enter a career in the emerging fields of cultural heritage practice, policy and management.
Caroline Myers, whose partial hearing loss informs her latest works, graduates May 1 with a BFA degree from the UAB Department of Art and Art History and Honors College; this summer she will study at the New York Academy of Art.
The BFA exhibition is presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History. A free virtual closing reception is planned from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, April 29.
See the pandemic from artists’ points of view with a new exhibition featuring works of art created by Department of Art and Art History faculty and staff.
A new course, “Holding Space: Power of Storytelling in Medicine,” teaches medical students to see patients as storytellers and experts about their own lives.
This will mark the 45th year for the annual exhibition, presented by the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History.
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center will present free concerts by Eric Essix and Tracy Hamlin, DeQn Sue, Red Baraat, Stefon Harris + Blackout and Rollin’ In The Hay. Blues legend Keb’ Mo’ will perform a live-stream concert May 13; tickets are $20 per device.
Edwards works primarily in acrylic on board, using vibrant colors in a technique that embraces paint drips, beautifully rendering portraits of Black girls.
Assistant Professor Stacey Holloway combined silicone molds of her own body with doorstops, rubber bands, an old record player and more to create prosthetic devices that mimic physical connections in these days of social distancing.
Nine students won awards, and UAB Magazine won a Silver ADDY for its latest issue, which celebrates the university’s 50th anniversary.
A community call-and-response libation to honor those who died by lynching will be at 5 p.m. Feb. 6, followed by a lecture from artist LaShawnda Crowe Storm.
Senior art history students curated an exhibition at Project Space by artist Leanna Leithauser-Lesley, who celebrates the legacies of blues musicians and the history of needlepoint.
The newest mural, titled “Flourish,” was designed and painted by students and features a lush growth of green leaves, painted inside a pedestrian bridge over University Boulevard.
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