Foundations Students Featured in UCA Windgate Gallery Summer Exhibit

Event » By Leslie Macklin, Professor of Art, Foundations Coordinator » The first-year experience in the Art and Design program is known as the foundation year. Foundations students experiment with physical processes and ideation methods that are likely unusual or new to them. The emphasis … [Read more...]

Cig Harvey, Artist in Residence

Viewpoint; View from the Field » By Donna Pinckley, Professor of Art, Photography » I was honored to host my friend photographer Cig Harvey for the 2022 Artist in Residence (AIR). I have known of Cig’s work for about fifteen years but didn’t meet her until I took one of her workshops in New … [Read more...]

Foundations Collaborative Project

Event » By Leslie Macklin, Foundations Coordinator » This fall, multidisciplinary social practice performance artist Mike Durkin joined the Art and Design Department for a one-month residency. Social Practice artists are not making work reserved for a gallery or museum space. Their … [Read more...]

How A Valuable Photography Collection Found A Home at the Baum Gallery

Dr. Hunter-Stiebel and Gerald Stiebel; A Gift of Historic American and European Photographs » By Avery Rudolph, Senior Undergrad Student | Art History » In early 2019, the Baum Gallery received a call from a familiar name, Gerald Stiebel - a fourth generation art dealer that was originally … [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 … [Read more...]

Annual Student Art Competitive

Baum Gallery | Blackbox Gallery » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » The Annual Student Art Competitive opened in the Baum Gallery with great work and an excellent crowd. All students who applied should be proud of their efforts. Congratulations to all of … [Read more...]

Painting at the Baum Gallery

Baum Gallery | Blackbox Gallery » By Brian Young, Director, Baum Gallery » The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery hosted a new exhibition Painting from January 27 – February 17, 2022. This exhibition was curated by Brian Young, director, Baum Gallery with assistance from Sandra … [Read more...]

Art Education Club Organizes for 2021-2022

Event » By Shelby Bennett, UCA Art Education Club President | BA Art Education » The UCA Art Education Club is off to a great start for the fall 2021 semester! On Tuesday, August 31st at 6:00 pm we held our official RSO interest group meeting at the amphitheater in front of the UCA Student … [Read more...]

Arkansas Art Educators Summer Conference & National Art Education Association’s Meeting

Event » By Trina Harlow, Assistant Professor of Art, Art Education » On June 19, 2021, the Arkansas Art Educators (AAE) Summer Conference was held in Conway at Cadron Settlement Park. 45 art teachers from across the state of Arkansas attended this socially distanced AAE in the Park outdoor … [Read more...]

31st Annual Arkansas College Art History Symposium

Viewpoint; View from the Field » By Gayle Seymour, Associate Dean CAHSS | Associate Professor of Art, Art History » Three Students Accepted for 31st Annual Arkansas College Art History Symposium Art history majors Olivia Fleming, Avery Rudolph, and Maegan Wise were accepted to present their … [Read more...]