Meet Marko Monroe LIZZO’s Stylist

Feature Article » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » Marko Monroe is currently the stylist for Grammy Award winning artist LIZZO. I had the pleasure of interviewing Marko who graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in sculpture from UCA i … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Helen Zughaib, D.C.-based artist, visits UCA

Baum Gallery » By Brian Young, Director, Baum Gallery » On September 9th and 10th, UCA welcomed Artist-in-Residence, Helen Zughaib, to campus. Zughaib is a Lebanese-born artist based in Washington D.C. She is one of the featured artists in the Baum Gallery's Cultural Ties: Sonya Clark, Joyce … [Read more...]

UCA Artists Give Back

Blackbox Gallery » By Madison Conklin, BA Art, Emphasis: Fine Art » Last semester, UCA Art students joined together on a Thursday evening after a long day of classes to give back to the patients of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Students participated in a rock painting event in the Black … [Read more...]

View from the Chair

View from the Chair » By Bryan Winfred Massey, Sr., Interim Chair | Professor of Art, Sculpture » Greetings All, Our 2019 spring semester is well under way and our students and faculty are all doing great things! All of the studios are buzzing with creativity and the art education and art h … [Read more...]

Come one, come all

Viewpoint; View from the Classroom, Student Perspective » By Louise Mandumbwa, UCA Student | BFA Candidate, Painting BFA critique club programing overview The BFA critique club is comprised of a committed group of art students and all are welcome to participate. The club is not just for BFA c … [Read more...]

20 Million Dollar Grant UCA – CFAC receives a generous gift from the Windgate Foundation

Feature Article » Transformational Windgate Gift By Liz Smith, Associate Chair / Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » This is an incredibly exciting time in the art department! Change is in the air and we are on a steep upward trajectory! The most significant news of the past few months is t … [Read more...]