Welcoming the Inaugural Newsletter

View from the Chair By Bryan Winfred Massey, Sr., Interim Chair/Professor of Art It gives me great pleasure and I count it an honor to introduce the inaugural newsletter for the Department of Art. This newsletter was created to keep our current faculty and students as well as alumni, retired … [Read more...]

The Water About Us

View from the Field By Dr. Gayle Seymour, Professor and Associate Dean CFAC I am certain no one ever told me, as I was working on my PhD in art history at the University of California Santa Barbara many years ago, that my degree would prepare me to envision, curate, and produce large-scale arts … [Read more...]

“Ah, Spain!”

View from the Field By Dr. Gayle Seymour On June 16, 2018, my colleague Dr. Jennifer Parrack (Dept. of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, & Cultures) and I left Little Rock with twelve eager and excited students for three weeks of study abroad in Spain. Our objectives were threefold: 1) to … [Read more...]

Artist Duo, Peter & Laurie Pincus, visit the UCA campus

View From the Field By Dr. Liz Smith, Associate Professor The art department in collaboration with Ceramics and the Baum Gallery hosted artist and master mold maker Peter Pincus with his business/studio partner and wife Laurie Pincus in September 2018. Baum Gallery at UCA hosts the ceramic … [Read more...]

BA/BFA Senior Exhibition

Galleries & Exhibitions Art Department The Baum Gallery will be hosting the BA/BFA senior exhibition On View Thursday November 1- Thursday Dec 6 2018. BA/BFA Senior Exhibition This is an exciting exhibition allowing all of our graduating seniors an opportunity to display some of … [Read more...]

Art Education students begin their career

View from the Classroom By Art Staff Congratulations to seven of our recent art education graduates who secured teaching positions as art teachers either last year or this fall. Each earned the B.A. in Art: Art Education Emphasis. Their graduation dates and new positions are listed … [Read more...]

Arrowmont experience

View from the Studio By Wesley Hart A recent addition to UCA’s art department are scholarships to attended Arrowmont, an Arts and Crafts school located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The application process for this scholarship is where it all began for me, a current senior in the BFA program. A t … [Read more...]

Students excited for opportunity

View from the Studio By By Wesley Hart At the core of UCA’s art department is a student body so excited for opportunities, they create their own. The best example of this ambition and involvement can be found in our extra-curricular clubs within department and across disciplines. Active members p … [Read more...]

Faculty News

Announcements Art Department Our Arts faculty exhibit work in various media and are regularly involved in scholarly research on a variety of topics across the natural state, throughout the region, in addition to countless major arts capitals across the globe. In this Faculty News section you … [Read more...]

Alumni News

Announcements Art Department Congratulations to the following UCA art department alumni as they continue to do great things in the arts! If you are an alumnus with great news to share with us please contact Professor Smith at lizs@uca.edu Sylvia Hardin BFA class of 2018: Sylvia was the lead … [Read more...]