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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...]

Congratulations to New Art Teachers

Viewpoint; View from the Classroom » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » Congratulations to the following 2020-2021 Department of Art and Design alums who earned the B.A. in Art: Art Education Emphasis and secured positions as art teachers starting this fall: Sarah Childres, 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...]

Interior Design Student Receives Awards

Announcements; Students » By Danielle Barron, Assistant Professor, Interior Design » Callie Anne Self is a senior Interior Design student graduating in August 2021. In May 2021, she placed in four categories at the 2021 ASID South Central Chapter student awards. Silver in Institutional, Bronze i … [Read more...]

Ceramics Takes Part in Suffrage Centennial Celebration

Viewpoint; View from the Field » By Liz Smith, Associate Chair | Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics » The College of Fine Arts and Communication is creating a week long celebration for the commemoration of the 100 year anniversary of the 19th Amendment, women's right to vote. The vision of A … [Read more...]

Juried Photography Shows

Announcements; Students » By Donna Pinckley, Professor of Art, Photography » Grayson Ruple, BFA, Graphic Design, was accepted in Portraiture: Through the Lens at the Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon.   Rebekah Schmitz, Art Minor, was accepted in the Davis Orton Gallery's 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...]

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...]