Thursday, October 14, 2021

Review of the Fralin exhibit "Skyscraper Gothic" in the Wall Street Journal.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Jameel Prize: Poetry to Politics is devoted to contemporary design inspired by Islamic tradition. This is the sixth edition of the Jameel Prize and is the first time it has focused on design alone.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The artist Kevin Jerome Everson (*1965 Mansfield, lives in Charlottesville) is one of the most renowned experimental filmmakers of our time.

Monday, August 30, 2021

Fotini Kondyli has been named a NEH Horace W. Goldsmith Distinguished Teaching Professor for a three-year term beginning this month.

Monday, August 23, 2021

Emily Moores investigates the interaction of playful colors and rich handmade textures in her installation Wild Whimsy, the first exhibition in the Ruffin Gallery Exhibition Proposal Program.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

The Department of Art is excited to announce the appointment of Marisa Williamson as Assistant Professor of Visual Art with a research focus on Blackness.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Inspired by dadirri, the Aboriginal practice of deep listening, “Breathe With Me,” an installation at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia, invites visitors to slow down, attune to nature, and connect

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Robbins's book, published by the University of Chicago Press, provides the first extended study of authorship in mid-20th century abstract painting in the US

Friday, June 11, 2021

The Department of Art is delighted to announce the appointment of David J. Getsy as the inaugural Eleanor Shea Professor of Art History.

Friday, May 28, 2021

This exhibition highlights the work produced by studio art majors during their final year at the University of Virginia.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Come see virtual exhibitions created by Beth Turner's Art and Experience and American Modernisms classes.

See Art and Experience HERE

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Awardees each receive; a 200 square foot studio; $1500 materials stipend; mentorship via UVa Studio Arts faculty & visiting artists.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

During her time at MASS MoCA, she plans to create and photograph provisional installations.

Monday, April 12, 2021

Smith's paper "Bodies in Motion: Dance, Gesture, and Ritual on Greek Vases" examines dance gesture as a mechanism of ritual communication in ancient Greek vase-painting.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Join the Studio Art Department for the thesis exhibitions of our graduating 4th years and Aunspaugh Fellows. Each week through May 7th, there will be rotating work on view in Ruffin Hall.

Friday, March 26, 2021

The Department will sponsor internships in the Visual Resource Center, the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, and the Scottsville Center for the Arts and and the Natural Environment. Applications are due April... [...]

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Neal Rock spoke with student Ruffin Gallery Assistant, Olivia Pettee, ahead of his solo exhibition in the Ruffin Gallery, Flesh Poems. The show is on view until March 26, 2021. 

Monday, March 1, 2021

Painting Professor Neal Rock's solo exhibition in the Ruffin Gallery is open through March 26, 2021 by appointment.


Monday, March 1, 2021

Professor Fiorani, UVA’s resident expert on Leonardo da Vinci, shares details and fun facts from her new book – and explains why the “Renaissance man” tag might be misapplied.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The prize will award one outstanding undergraduate or graduate artist $2,500. Applications are due May 2, 2021.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Dean Baucom has announced that Kevin Everson will serve as the next director of Studio Art. Kevin will lead the program over the next three years. Please join us in welcoming Kevin to this role.

Monday, February 22, 2021

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is now accepting applications for a graduate summer Internship in the Sculpture and Decorative Arts conservation lab.

Monday, February 22, 2021

Art Conservation Summer 2021 Internship Opportunity

Friday, February 19, 2021

"Life is what happens when you make other plans." highlights Archaeology student research with professors Tyler Jo Smith, Fotini Kondyli, and Anastasia Dakouri-Hild during COVID.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Application review will begin March 5th, 2021 until the position is filled.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Everson's short films, made in collaboration with Claudrena N. Harold, are featured alongside work by other great auteurs including Antonioni, Kelly Reichardt, Hitchcock, Claire Denis, and Yasujiro Ozu, among many others!

Monday, February 8, 2021

Vashti Harrison (Little Dreamers) reads from and discusses her work as well as how she became an author-illustrator on March 23, 2021.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

The first exhibition of the 2021 season in Ruffin Hall, curated by PhD Candidates, Lucia Colombari and Kelvin L. Parnell Jr., is open through February 19th. 

Friday, January 22, 2021

The volume, published by the National Museum of Asian Art, allows includes an essay by Art History alumnus Murad K. Mumtaz.

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The Department of Art invites applications from contemporary visual artists, working in any visual medium, whose creative work focuses on Blackness.

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The water displays in Roman Greece in the villa of Herodes Atticus at Eva-Loukou and in the forecourt of the sanctuary of Demeter and Kore at Eleusis demonstrate diverse uses and contexts of flowing water.

Monday, December 21, 2020

Kondlyi's six years on working on the Thebes Synergasia Excavation, where she's taken numerous undergraduate and graduate students, is featured in Hesperia 89.4. 


Friday, December 18, 2020

In both "American Modernisms" and "Alexander Calder and the World of Modern Art", student have translated their final projects into virtual exhibitions. 


Monday, December 14, 2020

The book, out on Flood Editions, follows a rural eastern Colorado high school six-man football team through the entire season and is made mostly from video stills pull from over 40 hours of video footage.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

An entirely new account of Leonardo the artist and Leonardo the scientist, and why they were one and the same man.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Barbara Campbell Thomas's solo exhibition Pneuma is on display in the Ruffin Gallery through December 18, 2020. In conjunction with her exhibition, Ruffin Gallery Assistant, Olivia Pettee, sat down with Barbara to talk about her... [...]

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The Art Department stands in support of students, alumni, and all of those who have been on the front lines of this most recent struggle against police violence and systemic racism.

Friday, May 15, 2020

View the virtual graduation ceremonies for the Art History Program Class of 2020!