Sloane Art Librarian Receives Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

April 26, 2013

Congratulations to Sloane Art Librarian Heather Gendron and her colleagues Neal Ambrose-Smith (independent artist and consultant), Dr. Joan E. Beaudoin (Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Science, Wayne State University), and  Eumie Imm-Stroukoff (Librarian and Assistant Director … Continued

Beth Grabowski awarded Distinguished Term Professorship

April 26, 2013

Professor Beth Grabowski, Assistant Department Chair, has been awarded the Zachary Smith Distinguished Term Professorship in Research and Undergraduate Education.  The appointment recognizes Beth’s outstanding research and scholarly teaching contributions to the University, the Division of the Fine Arts and the … Continued

Task: Oliver Herring

April 26, 2013

The UNC Art Department presented a performance by Oliver Herring, Hanes Visiting Artist on Saturday, March 20th in Gerrard Hall. German-born experimental artist Oliver Herring led an improvisational community event called TASK. Herring, the spring artist-in-residence in the art department … Continued

MFA candidate Damian Stamer featured in June issue of Endeavors

April 26, 2013

Congratulations to Damian Stamer, MFA candidate, for the great feature article in this month’s Endeavors magazine! Damian’s story is currently a Spotlight on the UNC homepage! Check out the storyhere and the slideshow on the Endeavors website of Damian’s work here. Image credit: Back Where I Came … Continued

Undergraduate Studio Art Awards Competition Applications Due

April 26, 2013

It is that time of year to begin thinking about entering your work in to the Undergraduate Studio Art Majors Awards Competition. Last year we awarded over $18,000 in prize money and scholarships!  We will be posting the award descriptions, procedures and … Continued

Show Curated by Undergraduate Art Major Opens October 12

April 26, 2013

Join curator Kaitlin Knapp, BA with Art History emphasis major, at the opening of her show “The American Landscape” this coming Friday, 12 October, at 8pm at 143A University Square! Featured artists Jeremy Bass, Diego Camposeco, Kaitlin Knapp, and Hannah Shaban explore the … Continued

Sad News! Distinguished Alumnus David Craven Has Died

April 26, 2013

Dis­tin­guished Pro­fes­sor of Art and Art His­tory David Lee Craven, 60, died Sat­ur­day, Feb. 11, of an appar­ent heart attack. A memo­r­ial ser­vice is set for Fri­day, Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Alumni Chapel on the Uni­ver­sity of … Continued

New Publication from Dr. Carol Magee

April 26, 2013

Congratulations to Associate Professor Carol Magee on the publication of Africa in the American Imagination: Popular Culture, Racialized Identities, and African Visual Culture by the University Press of Mississippi. In the American world, the presence of African culture is sometimes fully embodied … Continued