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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

UA’s Paul Jones Gallery of Art to Open ‘Identity Lessons’

Press Release: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — An exhibition of works curated by art students at The University of Alabama will open at The Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa Dec. 3. “Identity Lessons” will showcase works from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama, chosen by more than

Paul Jones Lecture Series Opens with Brantley Visit

From UA Dialog: Thanks to the generosity of one man, UA and the greater Tuscaloosa community enjoy access to one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of 20th-century African-American art in the world, and to the artists whose works are in the collection. The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University

UA’s Paul Jones Lecture Series Opens with Brantley Visit

Press Release: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Internationally recognized artist James Sherman Brantley, who has been a part of the American art scene for more than 40 years, will visit The University of Alabama Oct. 24 as part of the Paul R. Jones Lecture Series. He will give a lecture titled “James Brantley: View from an Artist”

UA’s Paul Jones Gallery of Art Unveils ‘Depicting Portraits’ Exhibit

Press Release: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa will unveil its next exhibit, “Depicting Portraits” with an opening reception at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23. The exhibit will showcase works from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, which is managed by the department of art and art