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‘Bloodlines’ art exhibit shows family ties

From The Tuscaloosa News: “Bloodlines,” an art exhibit on display until Feb. 22 at the Paul R. Jones Gallery, portrays relationships formed between members of families. Gallery director Katie Mcallister said the idea for the exhibit came after the title “Bloodlines” was conceived. While trying to find pieces for another exhibit, workers in the gallery

‘Bloodlines’ opening reception Thursday at Paul R. Jones Gallery

From Al.com:   TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — The University of Alabama is holding an opening reception for a new exhibit at the Paul R. Jones Gallery that will feature work from the permanent Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art. Jones donated 1,700 pieces of art in 2008, mostly by African-American artists, to UA. With this

UA to celebrate African-American History Month with programs, tours

From Al.com: TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — The University of Alabama will celebrate African-American History Month with aseries of programs, exhibits and toursthroughout February. UA’s Crossroads Community Center is inviting students, faculty, staff and community members to participate in activities, most of which are free and open to the public.   Read more

Cutting-edge bassist, composer to perform tonight

From The Tuscaloosa News: TUSCALOOSA | The University of Alabama hosts cutting-edge bassist, improviser and composer George Cremaschi at the Paul R. Jones Gallery tonight as part of its 2013 Sonic Frontiers concert series. The Czech-based musician has performed with some of the leading lights of the contemporary music scene, including Nicolas Collins, Evan Parker,

Prague-based composer George Cremaschi continues UA’s Sonic Frontiers series

From Al.com: TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — The University of Alabama’s Sonic Frontiers concert series continues Thursday with Czech Republic bassist and composer George Cremaschi at the Paul R. Jones Gallery at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Cremaschi will perform a solo set of original compositions and improvisations for acoustic bass and electronics. The second half of

Paul R. Jones art gallery to showcase new UA student exhibit ‘Identity Lessons’

From Al.com: TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — “Identity Lessons,” featuring works curated by University of Alabama, will open at the Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa Dec. 3. The exhibit will showcase works from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at UA, chosen by more than 200 UA students enrolled in the

New exhibit at Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in Tuscaloosa opens Jan. 28

From Al.com: TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — The Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art, managed by the University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences, will open its new exhibit featuring works from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art with a public reception from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 28. The exhibit “When

Tuscaloosa gallery exhibit, lecture highlight works of photographer Sheila Pree Bright

From Al.com: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The second exhibit in the newly opened University of Alabama Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa will feature the work of Atlanta-based photographer Sheila Pree Bright, who will also visit the UA campus to discuss her work. Bright’s work will be on display at the gallery Oct.

UA opens art gallery featuring selections from Paul R. Jones collection

From Al.com: TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — The University of Alabama opened an art gallery in downtown Tuscaloosa that will exhibit works year-round from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at UA along with works from other artists. The Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art is located at 2308 Sixth Street and will be dedicated

Black art collection aims to educate

From The Tuscaloosa News: Paul R. Jones didn’t donate 1,700 pieces of art from his collection for the sake of charity alone. Considered one of the top 100 art collectors in the U.S., Jones’ collection features work by black artists from around the world. With work by various painters, printmakers, photographers and sculptors, Jones’ collection