The 37th UAB Student Juried Annual

The UAB Visual Arts Gallery is happy to announce the 37th Student Juried Annual! This year we have the phenomenal Trenton Doyle Hancock serving as juror. The exhibition runs from March 8 – April 5. An opening reception is planned for Friday March, 8 at 5pm in the UAB Visual Arts Gallery.

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Trenton Doyle Hancock comes to UAB!

Trenton Doyle Hancock will serve as juror for the UAB 37th Student Juried Annual, and give a lecture about his work Thursday, Feb 28th at 6pm in the Hulsey Recital Hall.

Mr. Hancock is a world-renowned artist and we are thrilled to have him at UAB.

Check out some of Trenton’s work here. And his appearance on the wonderful PBS program ART21 here.


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Pete Schulte’s “A Letter Edged in Black”


A Letter Edged In Black, Pete Schulte’s solo exhibition at The Visual Arts Gallery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, represents another chapter in a series of exhibitions uniquely realized and conditioned by the sites and circumstances in which they are shown. Profoundly influenced by the recent opportunity to travel to various sites in Italy on an RGC Grant from The University of Alabama’s Office of Sponsored Programs, Schulte’s installation, comprised of painted walls, window treatment, drawings, and a sculpture, immerses the viewer in a singular experience: one that intimates the surface, texture and tonality of that country’s distant past, while remaining resolutely contemporary.


The exhibition will run Feb. 4-23, 2013. There will be a closing reception from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb 22, at the gallery, 900 13th St. South. In collaboration with the exhibition, there will be a live, sound installation at the closing reception by Andrew Raffo Dewar, soprano sax, and Brad Davis, electronics.


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Pete Schulte was born and reared in a country called the Midwest.  His formal education took place at The University of Iowa, where he studied art, social inaction, and café society. He currently lives and works in Tuscaloosa, and teaches in The Department of Art & Art History at The University of Alabama.  Drawing is the cornerstone of a practice that is supplemented by the integration of sculptural, time-based, social, site-specific, and curatorial activities. Recent solo exhibitions include, Pardon up Here at Luise Ross Gallery, New York, Goodbye Old Paint at beta pictoris Gallery, Birmingham, and Reckoning, at The Armory Gallery, Blacksburg Virginia.


For more information on Pete Schulte, please visit…


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UAB Visual Arts Gallery is pleased to present a combined exhibit of works by fashion photographer David Jay. The SCAR
Project, a collection of large portraits of young women with breast cancer, offers a raw and unflinching look at the realities of the disease and the emotional and physical scars that grace each survivor. In The Alabama Project, a subset of The SCAR Project, Jay captures glimpses of local women as they go about the business of living with breast cancer, many without the privileges of health insurance, steady employment, and the support systems on which others rely throughout the experience.

The exhibition runs from January 7-31 ,with an opening reception Friday, January 11.

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Jonathan Traviesa

A founding member of the Front, Traviesa received his B.A. from the University of New Orleans and is currently pursuing his M.F.A. at Tulane. Traviesa has exhibited in Chicago, Philadelphia, New York and extensively in New Orleans. In 2005 his Katrina sign installation was voted best art exhibition of the year by the Times Picayune.