Alabama School of the Arts Welcomes Artist Randy Simmons to Art Exhibit and Talk on Dec. 6  

Amber Kelley News

MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile will host an art exhibit and art talk featuring Kentucky artist Randy Simmons on Dec. 6 in Martin Hall Art Gallery on campus.

The artist talk will begin at 11 a.m., with a reception to follow. Works by Simmons will be on display through Dec 6 and exhibit hours are Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The campus is located at 5735 College Pkwy, Mobile, Alabama 36613.

Simmons teaches drawing classes at Paducah School of Art & Design in West Kentucky.

“My work is mostly auto-biographical with much inspiration coming from my two teenage boys,” Simmons said. He said he works “with social/political themes, relationship themes as well as being inspired by my own childhood.”

Simmons graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1988 from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. He went out to earn a Master of Arts in drawing at Murry State in 1991, then a Master of Fine Arts in drawing at University of Cincinnati in 1995.

University of Mobile offers a Bachelor of Arts in art, Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio design, and Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design. For information about academic programs or upcoming art exhibits, contact Associate Professor of Art Phillip Counselman, chair of the art department, at 251.442.2283 or

 About University of Mobile

University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in over 90 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.


For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at www.umobile.eduor call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Amber Kelley

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