“One of the most common features of contemporary art is the relationship between artists and their memories or nostalgia. This relationship is never quite as complex as it is with artists who make or have made work in the American South, whether it be due to an artist’s race, family history or economic
The exhibit, titled “Perspectives: Individual Explorations of Identity through Image,” runs from May 5 to June 30 and showcases approximately 30 works by African American printmakers, photographers and painters. A reception will be held Friday, May 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the
Freedom? At the Paul R. Jones Gallery of American Art January 23- April 28, 2017 Reception to be held at the gallery, February 3rd, 5-7:30pm. Freedom? is a collaborative curatorial project led by members of UA’s Black Faculty and Staff Association. The group envisioned “Freedom” as a broad theme designed to examine the Paul R. Jones
Returning for its third year, the Paul R. Jones’ Collection of American Art K-12 Fellowship program, a recipient of a 2015 Center for Community-Based Partnerships Award for Outstanding Community Partner Engagement Effort, will be collaborating with two local schools to bring art and arts education into the classroom, and local students and their artwork to
“#blackgirls4change: the Hobson City 9, Cultivating Community and Creating Change,” curated by Professor Michelle Bachelor Robinson in collaboration with the Hobson City 9, will be open August 24-September 30 and is free and open to the public. This show is the culminating experience of a community partnership between the historic Black town of Hobson City,
Forget murals and mammoth outdoor sculptures. The new exhibit at The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery in downtown Tuscaloosa is featuring art at the other end of the spectrum—not big paintings, but miniatures.
A small sampling from more than 400 pieces of art that were recently acquired by The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences will be displayed at the Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa beginning June 22. The pieces are part of the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art and
Ain’t I A Woman is an exhibition featuring works of and by women in the Paul R. Jones Gallery of American Art. The title is pulled from the speech, “Ain’t I A Woman” given by Sojourner Truth at a 1851 Women’s Rights Convention where she made the effort to call attention to women’s suffrage. The
January 12- February 20, 2015 The exhibit was curated by UA Master of Fine Arts student Christopher Davenport and features works by artists Sheila Pree Bright, William J. Anderson and others. All of the works on display are part of the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at UA. Bright has become known as
This exhibition of work produced by the students of Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary school and Westlawn Middle school was created under the auspices of the Paul R. Jones K-12 Fellowship Program.