UAA | University Art Analysis – ‘Serac’: An engineered complexity

“I think art pieces like this liven up the campus and make it feel more welcoming and alive,” incoming freshman Miles Morgan said. “Serac” is...

UAA | University Art Analysis — A famous artist from Ohio captures the beauty...

Alaska’s beauty and wildlife remain preserved in the scenes painted by a distinguished Alaska artist, Fred Machetanz. One of Machetanz’s prints, “Golden Years,” hangs in...

UAA | University Art Analysis — ‘Stellar Mitosis’ sheds light on the sciences

University of Alaska Anchorage students may want to stop by the ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building, or CPISB, to marvel at a two-story stained glass...

UAA | University Art Analysis – Multimedia artworks by Sheila Wyne to be dedicated...

UAA’s Engineering and Industry Building has new art already making a buzz before its dedication. “Ingenerare” is a wall-mounted, found object artwork located on the...

UAA | University Art Analysis – Meet ‘Archibald’ the mechanical moose

A foreign species of moose has made his home on the UAA campus, and the happiness he spreads is invasive. Bonnie Nygard has filled...

UAA | University Art Analysis – ‘Inflorescence’ is mirror magic

“Inflorescence,” a mirrored sculpture, has called the front of the ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building home for the past two years. Heath Satow unveiled the...

UAA | University Art Analysis — A steel sculpture helps students visualize engineering methods

For over 30 years, “Steel Sculptures” from the American Institute of Steel Construction, or AISC, have been erected on over 180 colleges and universities...

UAA Art Analysis | A French physicist’s discovery hangs in UAA/APU Consortium Library

While perusing the UAA/APU Consortium Library, it’s hard to miss the 240-pound brass pendulum swinging back and forth at the base of the library’s...

‘Changing the World’ one fire at a time

“From the pyramids to the space shuttles, to the buildings we use every day, the science of engineering changes the world,” Patrick Garley, the...

UAA | University Art Analysis – The lasting legacy of the Kimura family

Nearly every student at UAA has been impacted by the Kimura family. The Kimura Gallery is located on the second floor of the Fine Arts...

UAA | University Art Analysis – A history of art devoured

A mysterious poster of a mythical cannibal within the UAA/APU Archives and Special Collections leaves more questions than answers. Baba Yaga is a mythical ogre...

UAA | University Art Analysis — The man who brought the moon landing to...

While walking the halls of UAA’s Professional Studies Building, or PSB, students and faculty can observe the array of pictures and artwork hanging on...

UAA | University Art Analysis — Lion calls UAA Geology Rock Garden home

While walking around campus, students may encounter a large Ice Age lion, but don’t be alarmed by the 26,000-pound sculpture.  “American Lion,” a giant limestone...

UAA | University Art Analysis – Unidentified: Mysterious art at UAA

There is an unidentifiable statue outside of the university bookstore that often goes unnoticed. The statue depicts a little girl sitting on a rock...

UAA | University Art Analysis — Husband and wife duo support art at UAA...

UAA students and faculty don’t have to stray far from campus to catch a glimpse of Alaska’s magical northern lights. The Engineering and Computation...

UAA | University Art Analysis – Sculptures by Oppenheim cause violent pushback

“I did a piece in Alaska called 'Image Intervention,' which is like a house that is hit by an earthquake,” Dennis Oppenheim said in...

UAA | University Art Analysis – When statues become scenery

When art becomes a fixture, does time erode meaning? In 1999, Bright Bimpong was commissioned to make two statues for Rasmuson Hall. These curious statues...