The Mother of Alabama Art Photography: Gay Burke’s Legacy Continues

From the February 2019 Desktop News | On any given evening in the last half of the 20th century, Gay Burke’s photography room in Woods Quad could be found full of students, watching and waiting to see her next move. Her students say she was known for giving constructive criticism in a way that wasn’t harsh, but […]

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Vatican Partners With UA Artist

From the June 2015 Desktop News | UA faculty member and artist-in-residence Chip Cooper was invited to Rome for an exhibit of photographs by him and Cuban photographer Julio Ángel Larramendi Joa as part of the celebration of the 80th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the Vatican. The exhibit, “Campesinos,” is on display […]

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Chip Cooper to Participate in Miami Book Fair with Prominent Photographer

Chip Cooper, a well-known photographer and faculty member in the College, will participate in the Miami Book Fair this month alongside Brian Smith, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer noted for photographing celebrities such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Gates, Donald Trump, Sara Jessica Parker, George Clooney, and many more. Cooper will be promoting his book La Habana […]

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