Summer Exhibit at the Windgate

Viewpoint; View from the Classroom » By Leslie Macklin, Assistant Professor of Art & Design, Foundations Coordinator » This summer, you are invited to glimpse mysterious worlds featured in the Foundations Epilogue Exhibition: Peep (Hole) Show.  keek: to look secretly, as through a narrow … [Read more...]

UCA Interior Design Earns Awards at ASID

Viewpoint; View from the Filed » By Jennifer Whitehead, Professor of Interior Design » The South Central Chapter of ASID (the American Society of Interior Designers), representing Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi, held its annual Design Summit in Little Rock, Arkansas April 11-13th.  As … [Read more...]

Interior Design Accolades

Announcements » By Jennifer Whitehead, Professor of Interior Design » We love to announce Wyatt Tipton, President-Elect of the UCA ASID Student Chapter. Wyatt will also serve as the Student Rep to the Board for the ASID South Central Chapter! Shout out to UCA Interior Design student, … [Read more...]

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...]