The Reality of Windgate

Viewpoint; View from the Chair » By Bryan Massey, Chair | Professor or Art, Sculpture » It is a new year with new goals and accomplishments! Our students, both current and alumni, have been active and we are very proud to highlight some of their achievements at the start of this newsletter. T … [Read more...]

Department Offers and Exciting New Residency

Event » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » The UCA Department of Art and Design has developed an exciting new Resident Artist Program for Alumni. This residency is designed to bring degree-holding alumni back to the University each semester to engage in g … [Read more...]

Avery Rudolph Awarded Curatorial Grant

Student Success; Students » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » Avery Rudolph Senior - BA Art History Avery Rudolph, a senior majoring in Art History, was driven to curate an art history exhibition. She initially proposed this idea to Director Brian Young w … [Read more...]

Student Success: Mackenzie Drozd

Announcements; Students » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » Mackenzie Drozd Senior, BFA candidate in Graphic Design Mackenzie applied for and was selected by faculty to attend a two week workshop at the Penland School of Art this summer. The UCA D … [Read more...]

Student Success: Arrowmont Scholarships Awarded

Announcements; Students » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » The Department of Art and Design is excited to announce that in partnership with the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts and supported through the generosity of the Windgate Foundation, we are s … [Read more...]

Student Success: Hannah Bender

Announcements; Students » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » Hannah Bender Senior - BFA Studio Art, Emphasis Painting Hannah Bender -BFA candidate in Painting has been accepted into the MFA program at the University of Houston on a full ride; s … [Read more...]

Student Success: Jillian Bateman

Announcements; Students » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » Jillian Bateman Senior - BFA Studio Art, Emphasis Graphic Design Jillian Bateman, BFA candidate Graphic Design, has secured a Graphic Design internship with First Orion a telecommunications c … [Read more...]

Kaitlyn Maxwell: Foundations Student Spotlight

Announcements; Students » By Leslie Macklin, Foundations Coordinator | Foundations » Kaitlyn Maxwell Freshman Photographs by UCA foundations student Kaitlyn Maxwell are on view at UCA Downtown, selected as part of the "Art and Soul" Exhibition, now through February 25th. Her work is i … [Read more...]

Alumni Success: Louise Mandumbwa

Announcements; Alumni » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » Louise Mandumbwa Alumni - BFA Studio Art, Emphasis Painting - 2021 Louise Mandumbwa has been very busy since graduating, most recently we are so excited to hear that she has been accepted to both Y … [Read more...]

Alumni Success- Anna Wagner

Student Success; Alumni » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » Anna Wagner Alumni - BFA Studio Art, Emphasis Ceramics, 2020 Anna was awarded a Short Term Residency and the Red Lodge Clay Center which she completed in November 2021 and is currently working as … [Read more...]