Suyao Tian, UCA Alum, Busy in Her Career

Feature Article » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » Recently, Jeff Young was able to catch-up with Suyao Tian. Suyao earned the B.A. in Art: Fine Art Emphasis in December, 2014 and currently lives in Minnesota. What positions/jobs do you currently hold (including t … [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 O … [Read more...]

Inaugural Alumni Artist is Residence – Anna Wagner

Event » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » UCA Department of Art and Design alumni, Anna Wagner, 2019 BFA with an emphasis in Ceramics is currently on campus in her role as the 2021-2022 Alumni Artist is Residence program. This exciting new program offers a … [Read more...]

Scholarship Recipient Mackenzie Drozd at Penland

Spotlight » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » Student Submission Mackenzie Drozd BFA Studio Art, Emphasis Graphic Design Internships or Assistantships The UCA Department of Art and Design was fortunate to be selected in the Penland School for Arts a … [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...]

Foundations Collaborative Project

Event » By Leslie Macklin, Foundations Coordinator » This fall, multidisciplinary social practice performance artist Mike Durkin joined the Art and Design Department for a one-month residency. Social Practice artists are not making work reserved for a gallery or museum space. Their p … [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...]