UM’s anagama kiln roars to life once again

By Madelyn Alexander After three years of dormancy, the anagama kiln at the University of Montevallo roared to life once again on April 12, 2022. This 40-foot-long, traditional Japanese wood-fired kiln is affectionately nicknamed “Fat…

Dr. Scott Meyer on his work and inspirations 

By Rowan Futrell, Layout manager  Dr. Scott Meyer has been a professor of ceramics for 36 years at the University of Montevallo. Meyer has been invited to solo exhibitions internationally as well as here at…

Local Birmingham poet speaks at UM 

By Josie Shaw  Local Birmingham poet Elizabeth Hughey discussed peace and justice and read her new book “White Bull” at UM on Tuesday, April 12. “White Bull” is a collection of poems written exclusively using…

Artist Talk and Reception Held for “A Ribbon…

By Wesley Walter  Bloch Hall’s featured show for January and February “A Ribbon of Quicksilver, Art and the Environment of the Kankakee River” provided artistic explorations of the human impact and manipulation of Illinois’s Kankakee…

Digital art fraud made easy with NFTs 

By Madelyn Alexander Mary Campbell, a digital artist and graduate student of art education at the University of Montevallo, never expected to see her art for sale as an NFT. She certainly did not expect it to…

Student pop-up show: Identity

Updated on 11/18/21 at 2:17 p.m. correction was made to show that Anna Grace Askelson was a junior, not senior. Also added Isabella Ziglar as a featured artist. By Nethan Crew  Identity was a student pop…

The Crucible Project: Remnants of Exchange

By Madelyn Alexander Exchange is the key to any worthwhile conversation as Dr. Scott Meyer explained on the gallery’s opening day. Exchange ensures that everyone involved is getting the best possible output from the interaction. It is also what gives The…