ACA Opens Two New Gallery Shows

The Alabama Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the opening of two exhibits this week.

The 5th Annual Juried Faculty & Alumni Show opened on Wednesday, September 23 in the Main Gallery and showcases 41 selections from 23 artists consisting of faculty, staff, or alumni of Calhoun Community College and Athens State University. The show will remain open until Tuesday, November 10.

Daniel White served as the juror for this year’s show. White formerly taught as an adjunct for Athens State University at the Alabama Center for the Arts. He currently lives in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where he serves as the Museum Director of the Paul R. Jones Museum and Gallery Director of the University Gallery, both part of the University of Alabama. His previous appointments include being the founding Museum Director for the Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art and a Preparator at the Birmingham Museum of Art. He holds an MFA from the School for American Crafts, Rochester Institute of Technology and a BFA in Studio Art from the University of Montevallo. He contributes to art publications and maintains a studio practice.

The 2020 Emerging Artists Exhibition will open in the Walking Gallery on Thursday, September 24 and showcase 43 works of art created by 18 student artists from Calhoun Community College and Athens State University. Three faculty members from the ACA Gallery Committee served as jurors for the show. The exhibit will remain open through Monday, October 26.

Both exhibits are free and open to the public.

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