Greetings All

Viewpoint, View from the Chair » By Liz Smith, Assistant Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » There are so many exciting things to report from the department this semester, it is a pleasure to bring them to you in our Fall 2019 newsletter! Scroll through and be sure to read feature … [Read more...]

Alumni Experience in Art Conservation

Viewpoint, View from the Field » By Gayle Seymour, Associate Dean CFAC | Associate Professor of Art, Art History » UCA alumni Marie Desrochers has just started her second of a three year program at the University of Delaware and the Winterthur Museum after a successful summer internship in … [Read more...]

New Teachers Hired and Next Group on Their Way

Viewpoint, View from the Field » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » Just like last year, I want to start by congratulating recent graduates who secured teaching positions as art teachers. Each earned the B.A. in Art: Art Education Emphasis with the exception of Jessica Camp (2013 … [Read more...]

Arrowmont Here I Come!

Viewpoint, View from the Classroom » By Anna Wagner, BFA Studio Art, Emphasis: Ceramics » A Brief History of Arrowmont... In 1912, Arrowmont began as a Pi Beta Phi Settlement School in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. During that time there was no formal schooling in the area. The children and parents … [Read more...]

Clubs: UCA Students for the Arts

Viewpoint, View from the Classroom » By Nakeya Palmer, BA Art, Emphasis: Art History » UCA Students for the Arts comprises students who advocate for the advancement and promotion of the arts, arts education, and the creative economy in Arkansas. Our Mission is to foster a cross disciplinary … [Read more...]

Art Education Events and Thanks to Dr. Kuster

Viewpoint; View from the Field » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » Spring Art Education Class Many of the students in Dr. Young’s Introduction to Art Education class this spring will get their first taste of teaching when they work with elementary-age students in the … [Read more...]

View from the Chair

View from the Chair » By Bryan Winfred Massey, Sr., Interim Chair | Professor of Art, Sculpture » Greetings All, Our 2019 spring semester is well under way and our students and faculty are all doing great things! All of the studios are buzzing with creativity and the art education and art … [Read more...]

Come one, come all

Viewpoint; View from the Classroom, Student Perspective » By Louise Mandumbwa, UCA Student | BFA Candidate, Painting BFA critique club programing overview The BFA critique club is comprised of a committed group of art students and all are welcome to participate. The club is not just for BFA … [Read more...]

Welcoming the Inaugural Newsletter

View from the Chair » By Bryan Winfred Massey, Sr., » Interim Chair/Professor of Art » It gives me great pleasure and I count it an honor to introduce the inaugural newsletter for the Department of Art. This newsletter was created to keep our current faculty and students as well as alumni, … [Read more...]

The Water About Us

View from the Field By Dr. Gayle Seymour, Professor and Associate Dean CFAC I am certain no one ever told me, as I was working on my PhD in art history at the University of California Santa Barbara many years ago, that my degree would prepare me to envision, curate, and produce large-scale arts … [Read more...]