AEIVA and Department of Art and Art History Present 44th Annual Juried Student Exhibition

The 44th Annual Juried Student Exhibition features more than 35 works created by University of Alabama at Birmingham students and selected by guest juror Allyson Comstock.

Allyson Comstock is Professor Emerita in the Art and Art History Department at Auburn University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Studio art from Occidental College and Master of Fine Arts from Arizona State University. Through her art, Comstock explores ideas related to the natural world such as ecological issues and the healing proprieties of nature. Comstock was the recipient of a National Science Foundation Antarctic Artist and Writers Program Grant in 2013 and was awarded fellowships from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Women’s Studio Workshop in New York. Her work has been shown at the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art, The Wiregrass Museum, and the Delaware Contemporary Art Center, amongst many more. Comstock was also a contributing artist to A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia published by University of Georgia Press in 2019. Her artwork is in the permanent collection of the Mobile Museum of Art and the corporate collections of Sutherland, Asbill and Brenan, and Wheat First Securities.

The Juried Student Exhibition is an experiential learning opportunity for the students of the DAAH. The show is open to all students currently enrolled in courses in the DAAH.

Featured in the exhibition are works by students Erika Aho, Kathryn Aler, Kaitlyn Avery, Anna Ayres, Kristina Balciunaite, Cicely Brown, Emily Cox-Oldham, Xie Craig, Emmy Faison, Evan Franklin, DeJuan Gilchrist, Kendall Greene, Mikayla Hammock, Salma Hernandez, Marlon Jones, Jessyca King, Ein Laurance, Cole Martin, Mariam Massoud, Maha Mekdad, Harper Nichols, Kole Nichols, Faith Potter, Rosalia Reyes, Levi Sanford, Hannah Slatsky, Maria Smith, Molly Thomas, Savannah Turner, Brian Wang, Sydney Williams, and Cristen Youngblood.

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