September Exhibit

Exhibit: "For the Record: The Art of Al Sella"
Exhibit Dates:
August 2-September 27
Closing Reception:
The public is invited to a closing reception on Friday, September 6 (First Friday in downtown Tuscaloosa), from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Works from the Sella Estate, the Birmingham Museum of Art and private collections will be on display.

Alvin C. Sella, who died in 2013, taught at The University of Alabama for 50 years, first as a tenured professor of art, hired in 1960, and later after his retirement in 1996, as professor emeritus, until 2010. Born in West Hoboken, New Jersey, Sella studied art at the Yale School of Fine Arts, Art Students League of New York, Columbia University School of Arts, Syracuse University College of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico department of art and independently in Mexico.

He spent his early career studying and painting in Mexico before accepting a position as artist-in-residence at Sullins College in Bristol, Va., where he later served as head of the department of art before coming to Tuscaloosa.

Sella had numerous solo exhibitions throughout his career. His work appeared in the Contemporary Art Gallery in New York City; Collectors of American Art in New York City; the Carroll Knight Gallery in St. Louis, Mo.; and over 20 other galleries. His work also appeared in over 200 group shows. Sella’s paintings are held in more than 20 private collections as well as the corporate collections of Hinton Properties and Kovach Industries International. Sella was also affiliated with the Frank Fedele Gallery in New York City.

 

October Exhibit

Exhibit: "On the Cover: College of Arts & Sciences Published Books from Faculty"
Exhibit Dates:
October 4-25, 2019
Opening Reception:
The public is invited to a closing reception on Friday, October 4 during First Friday

Posters of selected books published by A&S Faculty, along with descriptions of their scholarly work.