14 Highlights from a Great Year for UVA Arts:
Friday, December 16, 2016 | UVAToday

Creativity, in all its forms, ran rampant at the University of Virginia in 2016. Works from world-renowned artists graced the Grounds, ranging from Andy Warhol's pop art portraits to a rare showing of one of the world's most famous books - William Shakespeare's First Folio. Alongside these treasures of the past, student artists - musicians, dancers, deejays, actors, painters, architects, filmmakers and more - showed the promise of the future, creating original works that wowed audiences at UVA and beyond. Take a look back at just a few of the highlights.

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McIntire Department of Art Selects Three Ruffin Distinguished Artists-in-Residence:
Friday, November 18, 2016 | Inside A&S

Three celebrated artists have accepted invitations from the University of Virginia to serve as artists in residence next semester in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences' McIntire Department of Art.

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UVa Student and Director attend rare aboriginal art 'Makarrata' in Australia:
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 | UVA Today

Sydney Collins' (Art History 2016) four years studying art history at the University of Virginia culminated in an Australian Aboriginal ceremony that few in the art world have been privileged to witness.

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Byzantine Rural Communities:
Friday, April 22, 2016 | Cornell Institute of Archaeology and Material Studies, Ithaca, New York

On April 22, 2016 Fotini Kondyli (University of Virginia) met a panel of CIAMS students (Sam Barber, Kathleen Garland, Jessica Plant, and Jess Ro. Pfundstein) and faculty (Ben Anderson) to discuss community in the rural landscapes of Byzantine Greece. Read >

Exploring New Dimensions with Art History and Engineering
Spring 2016 | Uva Arts Magazine

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Ruffin Distinguished Artist-in-Residence Mark Dion Questions Convention
Spring 2016 | Uva Arts Magazine

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UVA Commonwealth professor of Art History Paul Barolsky Retires after 47 Years
Spring 2016 | Uva Arts Magazine

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Trees, Personified: UVA photography professor William Wylie offers a mini-tour of his latest exhibition, which explores the human-like qualities of trees.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 | Page Bond Gallery, Richmond

Wylie's latest body of work focuses on trees and the human-like personalities they portray in the way they age, weather and stand. All of the trees depicted in "The Anatomy of Trees," an exhibition on view in Richmond's Page Bond Gallery from Friday through Feb. 27, live in Colorado's Pawnee National Grasslands or on Italy's Amalfi Coast. Each stands alone in Wylie's photos. Read >

U.Va. Professor Joins PBS for New Disney Documentary, Premiering September 14th
Monday, September 14-15, 2015 | PBS

In a PBS documentary premiering Monday night, America will get a deeper look at the life and legacy of Walt Disney, with rare footage and interviews accompanied by the insights and commentary of a University of Virginia scholar.

Carmenita Higginbotham, an associate professor in the McIntire Department of Art, has extensively studied Disney's outsized impact on American culture. Her courses include an American studies course, "The Art of Disney," and an art history course on the history and visual world of Disneyland. In February, she gave a talk for U.Va.'s Look 'Hoos Talking speakers series, titled "Why We Can't Let Disney Go." Read >

New Fralin Museum Exhibit Captures the Dazzle of Early Indian Painting
Friday, August 29, 2014 |

A new exhibit at The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia offers a unique entry into the world of early modern India through an array of colorful paintings. "Realms of Earth and Sky: Indian Paintings from the 15th to the 19th Century," on view through Dec. 14, includes several artistic traditions that range across the span of centuries. Read >

Artist Patrick Dougherty to Create Sculpture on U.Va. Arts Grounds, Accompanied
by Exhibition at The Fralin Museum
Friday, October 4, 2013 |

This month, tree saplings, branches and twigs will be woven into a larger-than-life sculpture on the U.Va. Arts Grounds -- initiating the site as a home for art works -- thanks to artist Patrick Dougherty and his team of student and community volunteers. Read >

Ana Golici to Be First Artist-in-Residence at Mountain Lake Biological Station Thursday, June 27, 2013 |

Thanks to a collaboration between U.Va.'s biology and art departments, New York-based artist Ana Golici will hold the first artist-in-residency at U.Va.'s Mountain Lake Biological Station in Southwest Virginia. Read >