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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...]

Windgate Fine and Performing Arts Center Update

Feature Article » By Scott Meador, Associate Professor of Art, Digital » The new Windgate Fine and Performing Arts Center building is nearing the end of its initial design phases. The building will become the new home of the entire Art department and will also feature a concert hall and a r … [Read more...]

An Internship in Austria

Feature Article » By Grayson Ruple, BFA Studio Art, Emphasis: Graphic Design » During the summer of 2019, I completed my BFA internship with the artist duo Kozek Hörlonski who are based in Vienna, Austria (image1). The artists, Peter Kozek and Thomas Hörl, are interdisciplinary artists whose … [Read more...]

Arkansas to New York: A Chautauqua Experience

Feature Article » By Wes Hart, BFA Studio Art, Emphasis: Ceramics » In January of 2019 it was announced that the Chautauqua Institution and UCA would partner to match up to two competitive scholarships for art students to attend a seven-week residency . An amazing $5,000 in scholarship f … [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...]

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 B … [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 c … [Read more...]

Clubs: UCA Clay Club

Scrap Box » By Liz Smith, Assistant Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » The UCA clay club again attained NCECA (National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts) conference which was in Minneapolis, Minnesota this year...a mecca for artists and lovers of clay! A majority of the cost … [Read more...]

The Empathy Project

Event » By Gayle Seymour, Associate Dean CFAC | Associate Professor of Art, Art History » Be sure to attend this exciting Arts multidisciplinary arts event! The Empathy Project, featuring Atlanta-based Core Dance and French poet Sarah Turquety, is coming to UCA Oct. 10-15. All events are free … [Read more...]