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#GDTBATH features Studio Art Major Rida Bayraktar

October 20, 2020

Determined to level the playing field for young girls, sophomore Rida Bayraktar founded Pink STREAM as a high school student. The organization works to educate, motivate, empower and inspire kindergarten through eighth-grade girls in science, technology, robotics, engineering, arts and … Continued

Camino UNC Study Abroad Info Session October 22

October 20, 2020

Does an artistic hike across Spain sound like a great way to spend your summer in 2021?  Come join us Thursday, October 22nd from 5:40pm–6:00pm over Zoom as part o Study Abroad Week 2020, for a brief info session about The Department of Art + Art History’s Art on … Continued

Southern Culture August Issue Features BFA Alum Diego Camposeco

September 1, 2020

Former faculty member Jeff Whetstone has written a lovely article for the Southern Cultures August issue featuring the photography and writing of BFA Alum Diego Camposeco, who passed away in 2019. You can see the article abstract here: https://www.southerncultures.org/article/a-south-in-every-north/ (access … Continued

Departmental Recipients of Chancellor’s Awards

April 21, 2020

Congratulations to this year’s departmental recipients of Chancellor’s Awards: Carolyn Bucknall received the Undergraduate Prize in Art History and Caroline Allen the Alexander Julian Prize. You can read their personal statements here: https://chancellorsawards.unc.edu/2020-recipients/

Joint Studio Art and Biology Class Featured in Endeavors Magazine

February 27, 2020

A nice photo essay about the course “Art and Science: Merging Printmaking and Biology” led by art professor Beth Grabowski and biology professor Bob Goldstein can be read in Endeavors here: https://endeavors.unc.edu/through-a-different-lens/

Studio art students receive UNC Libraries’ Arts Incubator Awards

January 28, 2020

Congratulations to undergraduate studio art major De’Ivyion Drew and MFA candidate Sally Ann McKinsey on receiving UNC Chapel Hill LIbraries’ Arts Incubator Awards! Jerry Jameel Wilson, Cortland Gilliam and De’Ivyion Drew  are collaborating on a visual arts project that examines representations of blackness within … Continued

2019 Undergraduate Art Awards Winners

December 9, 2019

Congratulations to our 2019 Undergraduate Art Awards Competition Winners! Give them a well-deserved thumbs up for all of their hard work! Alexander Julian Prize Winner:  Caroline Allen,  $1000 George Kachergis Studio Art Scholarship Winners: Barron Northrup, $1000 Anabelle Quarles, $1000 … Continued