Events and Exhibitions

Spring 2014

Special Events

24th Annual Arkansas College Art History Symposium

March 13-14, 2014 at the University of Central Arkansas.

March 13, 2014- Public lecture by keynote speaker, Dr. Ann Prentice Wagner, Curator of Drawings at the Arkansas Arts Center,  titled "The Birth of New Deal Art: The Public Works Art Project" will be presented at 7:30 PM, McCastlain Hall 143.

March 14, 2014-Symposium begins with paper presentations at 9:00 AM, McCastlain Hall 143. The event will conclude with a public lecture by the keynote speaker delivered at 3:30 PM.

For details see Currents Student Resources


Visiting Artists

Artists Talks:

Public Lecture by Alexandra Baker, Thursday, January 16th at 1:40 pm, McCastlain Hall 143

Gallery Talk by Kirsten Kindler, Thursday, February 20th at 1:40 pm, Baum Gallery

Public Lecture by Deb Schwedhelm, Thursday, February 20th at 5:30 pm, McCastlain Hall 143- Cancelled

Gallery Talk by Deb Schwedhelm, Friday, February 21st at 10:00 am, Baum Gallery -Cancelled



To be announced



Baum Gallery

Deb Schwedhelm: Whispers from the Sea

On View: Thursday, January 16, 2014- Thursday, February 20, 2014

Reception: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 5-7 PM

 Kirsten Kindler: Paper Construction

On View: Thursday, January 16, 2014- Thurssday, February 20, 2014

Reception: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 5-7 PM

Drawing Blood & Guts: The Best of Contemporary Medical Illustration

Curated by Alexandra Baker

On View: Thursday, January 16, 2014- Thursday, February 20, 2014

Reception: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 5-7 PM

Recollections Transformed

An Interactive Installation Inspired by the Work of Miranda July in Collaboration with Hendrix College

On View: Thursday, January 16, 2014-Thursday, February 20, 2014

Reception: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 5-7 PM

To participate in this installation visit the Guiding Us To You website (Assignment #6)

Annual Student Competitive Exhibition 2014

Campus-wide juried exhibition of works in all media, sponsored by the UCA Department of Art

Juror: Dusty Mitchell, Arkansas artist and contestant on Bravo's Work of Art: The Next Great Artist

On View: Monday, March 3, 2014-Monday, March 16, 2014

 Reception: Sunday, March 2, 2014, 2-4 PM

 Deadline for entries: February 21, 2014

BA/BFA Juried Senior Exhibition

Works in all media by candidates for graduation in the UCA Department of Art.

On View: Thursday, April 3, 2014- Monday, April 24, 2014

Reception: Thursday, April 3, 2014, 5-7 PM and Sunday, April 13, 2014, 204 PM


Black Box Student Gallery

 Video Screenings

A compilation of short videos created by Professor Li's graphic design students. All viewings will take place in the Black Box Student Gallery.

On view:

  • January 16th at 4:30 PM
  • January 21st at X-period (1:40 PM)
  • January 23rd at 5:30 PM
  • January 28th at X-period (1:40 PM)
  • January 30th at 5:30 PM
 Urban Discourse

An interactive exhibit that encourages students to paint, draw, and collage on papered walls in the Black Box Student Gallery.

Prior to opening: February 4-12, 2014, the gallery stays open to allow students to work and interact with the space.

On View: February 13-February 17, 2014

Opening Reception; February 13, 2014 at 5:30 PM

Body Language

A juried exhibit which focuses on the human form. All media is allowed.

Entry Deadline: February 18, 2014 at 4:00 PM

On View: February 20-March 3, 2014

Opening Reception: February 20, 2014 at 5:30 PM


A juried exhibit which features artwork and sculpture that must be hung from the ceiling or be made to protrude from the wall.

Entry Deadline: March 11, 2014 at 5:00 PM

On View: March 13-March 17, 2014

Opening Reception: March 13, 2014 at 5:30 PM

 All Call Color Show

A juried show. All media are allowed, but works must include color.

Entry Deadline: April 1, 2014 at 4:00 PM

On View: April 3-April 14, 2014

Opening Reception: April 3, 2014 at 4:40 PM


Class show featuring the work from Professor Deborah Kuster's Fibers class.

On View: April 17-April 22, 2014

Opening Reception: April 17, 2014 at 5:30 PM


Past Events

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