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 O … [Read more...]

My Time at Arrowmont

Viewpoint; View from the Classroom » By Lindy Cook, BFA Studio Art, Emphasis Painting » This past summer I had the opportunity to travel to Gatlinburg, TN and attend a workshop at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. The course I took was called “(Mended) Image” with Jim Arendt. He was an inc … [Read more...]

New Art Teachers and Fall Comfort Foods

Feature Article » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » Congratulations to the following 2021-2022 Department of Art and Design alums who earned the B.A. in Art: Art Education Emphasis and secured teaching positions starting this fall: Shelby Bennett, Lonoke Middle School, Lonoke, A … [Read more...]

Photography Exhibition

Announcements; Faculty & Staff » By Donna Pinckley, Professor of Art, Photography » Constructions/Connections SxSE Gallery, Molena, GA Juror: Jennifer McClure, Fine Art Photographer and Educator … [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...]

The Reality of Windgate

Viewpoint; View from the Chair » By Bryan Massey, Chair | Professor or Art, Sculpture » It is a new year with new goals and accomplishments! Our students, both current and alumni, have been active and we are very proud to highlight some of their achievements at the start of this newsletter. T … [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...]

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...]

Congratulations to New Art Teachers

Viewpoint; View from the Classroom » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » Congratulations to the following 2020-2021 Department of Art and Design alums who earned the B.A. in Art: Art Education Emphasis and secured positions as art teachers starting this fall: Sarah Childres, P … [Read more...]

Students for the Arts Host Fall Welcome Coffee Fundraiser

Viewpoint; View from the Classroom » By Avery Rudolph, Student | BA Art History » Students for the Arts (SftA), a registered student organization at UCA, is the campus arm of the Arkansans for the Arts advocacy organization, which aims to provide leadership focused on the promotion and a … [Read more...]