Interior Design Accolades

Announcements » By Jennifer Whitehead, Professor of Interior Design » We love to announce Wyatt Tipton, President-Elect of the UCA ASID Student Chapter. Wyatt will also serve as the Student Rep to the Board for the ASID South Central Chapter! Shout out to UCA Interior Design student, … [Read more...]

And They’re Off — Windgate Up & Running!

Viewpoint; View from the Chair » By Dr.Bryan Massey, Chair of Art & Design,  Professor of Art, Sculpture » Windgate Foundation, UCA Foundation, University of Central Arkansas The new year and the new spring semester for 2023 brought about changes that would forever impact the Department … [Read more...]

Working in a New Art Education Space

Viewpoint; View from the Field » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » For 27 years I taught in the Art Education Studio in McAlister Hall. I appreciated the large windows that looked out from the third floor down to the green spaces in front of and beside McAlister. Over the … [Read more...]

Drawing Suite…Sweet Like a Blank Sheet of Paper

Viewpoint; View from the Field » By Jennifer Rospert, Professor of Art, Drawing » All my work begins with drawings. ~ ELLSWORTH KELLY Ideally situated among the various workspaces within the Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts (WCFPA), the drawing studios are a focal point of … [Read more...]

Individual Student Studio Spaces

Viewpoint; View from the Classroom » By Brynn Ward, B.A., Student, Art Education Emphasis » I have loved having an independent 3D studio space in the new Windgate 3D Building this semester. As a senior in the department taking an independent studio course in ceramics, I was able to ask for a … [Read more...]

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 … [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 … [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, … [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 … [Read more...]