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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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...]