Faculty Biennial Showcases UA Artists “Walking the Walk”

New and recent work by the diverse group of artists who serve as our studio art professors is presented in our 2014 Faculty Biennial, held every two years at the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art in The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History. A reception is scheduled for Thursday, February 13, in the gallery from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The exhibition runs through March 7.

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The artists, who have taken up residence in Tuscaloosa, hail from many places and hold academic credentials from nationally acclaimed universities, making this exhibit truly unique for Alabama patrons of the arts. The impressive variety of approaches and media they create in – ceramics, digital media, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture – exemplifies the wonderful work made by Capstone professors. The exhibition also gives our students the opportunity to see how their professors engage in the artistic process – how they “walk the walk.” A newly hired professor of ceramics, Matt Mitros joins the exhibition this year, as well as Professor Emeritus Henry Betak, whose work is included in the exhibition.

The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art is supported by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Art and Art History. Hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 – 4:30 p.m. and Thursday evenings 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. The gallery is located at 103 Garland Hall in the heart of the UA campus on Woods Quad. There is no admission charge. For further information, contact the gallery at 348-1891 or on the web: http://art.ua.edu/site/galleries/sarah-moody-gallery-of-art. Visitor parking is available on the northwest side of Ferguson Center. The Crimson Ride bus line also stops in front of Garland Hall at the Gorgas Library (take Crimson line).

Shown above are images of works by four UA studio art faculty who will be part of the 2014 Faculty Biennial.

For further information, contact Vicki Rial, exhibitions coordinator, at 348-1891.

Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, 103 Garland Hall, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 35487