Department of Art

Gallery and Events

The University Art Gallery

The University Art Gallery is an exhibition space for UAF Art students, faculty, staff and visiting artists. The gallery hosts MFA and BFA thesis exhibitions of graduating students.

Each year the Department of Art hosts two large goup exhibitions of student artwork.

Fall semester the Annual Art Student Invitational Exhibitions is held at the end of the semester. All registered art students in the 2014 fall semester are invited to exhibit up to 2 pieces that were completed that semester.  

Spring semester The Annual UAF Juried Student Art Exhibition is held at the end of the semester. Open to all disciplines and all registered art students registered that academic year. All artworks submitted should have been completed that academic year. Each year the Art Department Faculty select a Guest Juror for the exhibition.

Location and Hours

The Gallery is located within the Art Department wing of the Fine Arts Complex, Room 313. On the left side of the Great Hall, the Gallery is the first door to the left immediately upon entering the wing.


Monday – Friday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Gallery is closed on weekends and University holidays



Juror’s Choice                      Allan Snider                                      Drum

Best of Ceramics                 Anne Williamson                             Work

Best of Drawing                   Gabe Hill                                           Flat Weave Basket Study

Best of Metals                     Autumn Fish                                     Heart Cast

Best of Native Art               Jesse Bartlett                                   Self Portrait

Best of Painting                   Chris                                                   2015 Goose

Best of Printmaking            Ina Timling                                        Return Of The Anemones

Best of Sculpture                Stacey Howdeshell                         Metamorphosis

Honorable Mention: Ceramics                 Chuck Travis             Altered Bowl

Honorable Mention: Drawing                  Chris                           Room 317

Honorable Mention: Metals                     Cy Conrad                 Folder Blade

Honorable Mention: Native Art               John Nelson              How To Train Your Dragonfly

Honorable Mention: Painting                  Littie K. Ballard        Portrait

Honorable Mention: Printmaking           Sarah Day                 In The Tide

Honorable Mention: Sculpture                Tammy Holland       Down By The Creek

Guest Juror: Sara Tabbert

Anything left after May 8th will be disposed of at the discretion of UAF. MFA students in Art may not apply.

Upcoming Workshops

We are excited to announce Kenyon Hansen from Montana will be presenting workshops at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

September 28th and 29th, 2015


Location: UAF Ceramics Studio.

Be sure to check out his fantastic work at:

We hope to see you there!!!!!

SCAG's Facebook Event link:

BFA-MFA Degree Thesis Proposal & Gallery Request Date

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