Past Exhibits

Eclectic Way

Paul R. Jones Gallery to Show Student-Produced Collection “Eclectic Way” The Paul R. Jones Gallery will open its newest exhibit, “Eclectic Way,” this Friday, Nov. 3. But what’s so “eclectic” about these pieces isn’t the art itself, but the artists— they’re all undergraduate students from the university. The exhibit runs through December 15, and an

Collected Memory

    “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

K-12 Fellowship: October/ November, 2016

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

Hobson City Photo Voice Exhibit 8/23/16 – 9/23/16

“#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,