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Summer 2021 Arrowmont Experience

Scrap Box » By Brynn Ward, Student | BA Art Education » This summer, I attended the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts receiving one of two scholarships awarded by the UCA Department of Art and Design, the Windgate Foundation and the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts University P … [Read more...]

Students for the Arts Host Fall Welcome Coffee Fundraiser

Viewpoint; View from the Classroom » By Avery Rudolph, Student | BA Art History » Students for the Arts (SftA), a registered student organization at UCA, is the campus arm of the Arkansans for the Arts advocacy organization, which aims to provide leadership focused on the promotion and a … [Read more...]

Art Education Club Organizes for 2021-2022

Event » By Shelby Bennett, UCA Art Education Club President | BA Art Education » The UCA Art Education Club is off to a great start for the fall 2021 semester! On Tuesday, August 31st at 6:00 pm we held our official RSO interest group meeting at the amphitheater in front of the UCA Student C … [Read more...]

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...]

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 p … [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...]

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...]

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...]