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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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...]

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...]

Art Education Events and Thanks to Dr. Kuster

Viewpoint; View from the Field » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » Spring Art Education Class Many of the students in Dr. Young’s Introduction to Art Education class this spring will get their first taste of teaching when they work with elementary-age students in the … [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 … [Read more...]