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 t … [Read more...]

Asking the right questions

Announcements; Faculty & Staff » By Peter Bella, Assistant Professor of Art | Graphic Design » AGENCY; UCDA Design Education Summit As we face all possible futures, design educators are expanding the pedagogical methods, institutional norms, and cultural roles of design education. Today’s des … [Read more...]

Young and Colleagues Published in Teaching and Teacher Education

Announcements; Faculty & Staff » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education | Art Education » With colleagues Chris Bain, University of Texas, and Deborah Kuster, retired Faculty Emerita, University of Central Arkansas, Jeff Young published “Once a Teacher Always a Teacher: The Stories of … [Read more...]

Concurrence by Ray Ogar and Leo et Pipo

Scrap Box » By Ray Ogar, Associate Professor of Art, Graphic Design » Begin transcription of archive entry Zero Landmass Institute _Visual Concurrence_ SERIES 20-U.10.20-30 Being a catalog of oneironautic permutations of meta-graphicists Leo_et_Pipo by surveyor Whitegraph (IG: @whitegraph a … [Read more...]

Sticks and Stones project highlighted in Black & White Magazine

Announcements; Faculty & Staff » By Donna Pinckley, Professor of Art, Photography | Photography » Professor Donna Pinckley was one of the 2021 B&W Magazine's SpotLight Portfolio Winners and will be highlighted in the April 2022 issue. George Slade, photo historian, and writer wrote about … [Read more...]

Arkansas Governor’s Award 2022

Feature Article » By Bryan Massey, Chair | Professor or Art, Sculpture » Bryan W. Massey, Sr, Professor of Sculpture and Department Chair was selected and commissioned to design and create the Arkansas Arts Council 2022 Arkansas Governors Awards. The sculpture weighs 3.5 lbs and is a … [Read more...]

Emergent Art, a new digital media course

Feature Article » By Scott Meador, Professor of Art, Digital » Scott Meador’s Emergent Art studio course is underway for the first time this spring semester. Emergent Art provides a cross-disciplinary exploration of emergent digital practices of technologies or methods for making. Students res … [Read more...]

Visual Art Studio – 25 Years of Teaching

Viewpoint; View from the Classroom » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » Once a week each April, approximately 25 elementary-age children ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade come to the UCA campus to participate in the Visual Art Studio, an afterschool art program taught by … [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 Lucke … [Read more...]

New Semester, New Program!

Viewpoint; View from the Chair » By Bryan Massey, Chair | Professor or Art, Sculpture » Still on the Move! The fall semester is well underway as we continue to work out the final details for the upcoming Windgate Center for the Fine and Performing Arts! It is an exciting time for the entire D … [Read more...]