Lamar Dodd School of Art

2018 Josiah Meigs Teaching Professor Michael Marshall

Posted 6 days 19 hours ago
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The Franklin College is home to two of the three 2018 Josiah Meigs Teaching Professors, profiled in the Honors & Awards issue of Columns. One of three is photography professor Michael Marshall:

Michael Marshall believes that artists should have a role in facilitating change and shaping the world around them. He has put that philosophy into practice and guides others to do the same.

“Change can be difficult, and I am consistently impressed with Michael’s ability to frame a discussion, keep on topic and his approach toward resolving resistance to change,” said colleague and...

MFA exit show 2018

Posted 2 weeks 5 days ago
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The Georgia Museum of Art will present the annual exit show for master of fine arts students at the Lamar Dodd School of Art with an opening reception at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 7.

This decades-long tradition presents a variety of media, themes and styles. This year’s candidates are:

Painting and drawing: Katelyn Chapman, Whitney Cleveland, Annemarie Dicamillo and Kelsey Scharf Photo and video: Ally Christmas and Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay Ceramics: Yeonsoo Kim and Karine Lepage Fabric design: Erin Geagon and Johanna Norry Printmaking and book arts: Katherine Miller, Kaleena...

Norman's 'Out At Home!' honored at Clark Atlanta

Posted 4 months 1 week ago
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An exhibition of work by Lamar Dodd School of Art professor Joseph Norman, Out at Home!, paid tribute to African American baseball players in the Negro League who were barred from playing in the major leagues during the segregation era. Norman was honored alongside baseball legend Hank Aaron at Clark Atlanta University (CAU) in conjunction with a Major League Baseball and Annual Hank Aaron Weekend celebration. 

In attendance at the event was Carolyn Young, wife of former UN ambassador Andrew Young, who invited Norman to deliver a lecture on December 5, 2017 at the Clark Atlanta...

Sixth annual Spotlight on the Arts

Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago
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The visual, literary and performing arts take center stage beginning November 1 during the sixth annual Spotlight on the Arts festival, which features nearly 100 events and exhibitions over 12 days:

The festival begins Nov. 1 with "Kaleidoscope: Spotlight on the Arts Opening Celebration," an hourlong showcase of student performances in dance, music, theater and creative writing at 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center. Spotlight on the Arts, which continues through Nov. 12, includes art exhibitions and demonstrations, book talks and readings, film screenings and theater, and music...

Juras exhibition in Colombia

Posted 8 months 3 weeks ago
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Landscapes of Chingaza: an exhibition of paintings by alumnus Philip Juras (‘90 BFA Art/Drawing & Painting, ‘97 MLA -Master of Landscape Architecture) in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Chingaza National Park, Colombia, opened this past week in Bogota. Juras had the honor of touring the exhibition with Colombia's president, Juan Manuel Santos. The exhibition, combining Juras' passions for art and conservation, presents a unique and comprehensive artistic representation of this Andean ecosystem:

Chingaza National Park is located 20 miles (50 km) east of Bogotá, Colombia,...

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