Suyao Tian, UCA Alum, Busy in Her Career

Feature Article » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » Recently, Jeff Young was able to catch-up with Suyao Tian. Suyao earned the B.A. in Art: Fine Art Emphasis in December, 2014 and currently lives in Minnesota. What positions/jobs do you currently hold (including t … [Read more...]

Scholarship Recipient Mackenzie Drozd at Penland

Spotlight » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » Student Submission Mackenzie Drozd BFA Studio Art, Emphasis Graphic Design Internships or Assistantships The UCA Department of Art and Design was fortunate to be selected in the Penland School for Arts a … [Read more...]

A Closer Look at Tom Gibbs’ Award Winning Sculpture, ‘Song of the Earth’

Irby Hall's Outdoor Installation - 'Song of the Earth'» By Avery Rudolph, Senior Undergrad Student | Art History » In 1993, Iowan artist Tom Gibbs won the University of Central Arkansas' Sculpture Competition. The site-specific installation titled, Song of the Earth is located on the west sid … [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 b … [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...]

Interior Design Program Highlights Senior Capstone

Spotlight » By Toni Gocke Wyre, Clinical Instructor of Interior Design » Schematic Design Development is underway in Advanced Interior Design Studio, a senior level course focused on any large commercial project (15,000-25,000 square feet) of the student's choosing. This project will p … [Read more...]

Donna Pinckley, Professor of Art, Photography

Faculty Spotlight » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Professor of Art, Ceramics » All UCA art department faculty are committed to consistent making and exhibiting. Donna Pinckley, professor of art in photography, is no exception and she has had an impressive record of success with her recent b … [Read more...]