The New Department of Art and Design

Viewpoint; View from the Chair » By Bryan Massey, Chair | Professor of Art, Sculpture » I am pleased to write about all of the exciting and new things that have occurred since the last time I have written "View from the Chair". On the first of July 2020 some important changes happened. First … [Read more...]

Art Student Awarded Prestigious SURF Grant

Viewpoint; View from the Classroom » By Lillie Wren, BFA Studio Art, Emphasis Graphic Design » SURF Grant Awarded to senior, Lillie Wren, for Souvenirs Distributed at Suffrage Centennial Celebration My project process began about one year ago when I had a meeting with the associate dean of C … [Read more...]

Arkansas Art Educators Honors Dr. Jeff Young with Award

Viewpoint; View from the Field » By Trina Harlow, Professor of Art, Art Education » Arkansas Art Educators, the state association for the National Art Education Association, honored Dr. Jeff Young of UCA with the 2020 Higher Education Educator of the Year Award for his service to art e … [Read more...]

Art Education Club Embraces Fall of 2020

Viewpoint; View from the Classroom » By Shelby Bennett, Art Ed Club Co-President, BA Art Education » The National Art Education Association Pre-Service Chapter, known as Art Ed Club on campus, has been busy planning events for club members and to create community during the fall of 2 … [Read more...]

Greetings from the Chair

Viewpoint; View from the Chair » By Bryan Winfred Massey, Sr., Chair | Professor of Art, Sculpture » It gives me great pleasure to write the first article in our new decade as we welcome 2020! I have so many new things to share with you our readers, students and alumni. You are all familiar w … [Read more...]

Early Experiences in Art Education

Viewpoint; View from the Field » By Jeff Young, Associate Professor of Art, Art Education » The Art Education Emphasis Some students come to UCA knowing that they want to become art teachers. Some students start off in other majors or emphases and then later want to explore the p … [Read more...]

Ceramics Takes Part in Suffrage Centennial Celebration

Viewpoint; View from the Field » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » The College of Fine Arts and Communication is creating a week long celebration for the commemoration of the 100 year anniversary of the 19th Amendment, women's right to vote. The vision of A … [Read more...]

Students Attend Art$ Town Hall Meeting

Viewpoint; View from the Field » By Gayle Seymour, Associate Dean CFAC | Associate Professor of Art, Art History » Five members of UCA Students for the Arts and one alum attended the Art$ Town Hall meeting on Oct. 27, 2019 at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock. The e … [Read more...]

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 a … [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 B … [Read more...]