Jamey  Grimes

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Art & Art History
  • College: Arts & Sciences


Artist Jamey Grimes attended Birmingham-Southern College to complete undergraduate degrees in Biology (BS), Painting (BFA), and a Mathematics Minor; he received an MFA in Sculpture from The University of Alabama. His collaborative interests focus on incorporating technology into sculptural installations, and his subject matter draws on scientific observations of the natural world.

Grimes has shown his artwork in more than 100 exhibitions in almost 20 states. Exhibition locations include Austin Peay State University (TN); Huntsville, AL’s Lowe Mill ARTS and Entertainment; the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts; the Meridian Museum of Art; Wiregrass Museum; Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts; FAT Village in Ft. Lauderdale; and Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts. Permanent installations are in place at the Pinellas County Health Department in Largo, FL, Fairmont Chicago at Millennium Park, and Pinnacle Bank in Nashville, TN.

Grimes was recently awarded the 2019 South Arts State Fellowship for Alabama. He is an Alabama State Council on the Visual Arts Fellowship Recipient and was the Arts Council of Tuscaloosa’s 2014 Visual Arts Educator of the Year.