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Tue, 11/30/2021 - 2:24pm
Professor of art Ted Saupe, who has built a career on campus that has inspired decades of students, embodies the spirit that fosters a community of ceramic artists. He is one of the one of many reasons why the ceramics program in the Lamar Dodd School of Art is so special: Together with fellow ceramicist and professor of art Sunkoo Yuh, they have built a program where students work side-by-side loading kilns, working with clay (either…
Thu, 11/18/2021 - 3:18pm
Ceramics, painting, drawings, photos, jewelry and more created by students in the Lamar Dodd School of Art make great gifts for others – or for yourself. On Friday, November 19 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on the first floor and in the courtyard of the Main Art Building, school of art students provide the latest opportunity to browse their wares in its newest incarnation, the Dodd Market: Organized by Lamar Dodd School of Art’s Dodd Ambassadors at the…
Mon, 08/09/2021 - 3:52pm
CBS Sunday Morning ventured into the hallowed halls of the Metropolitan Museum of Art to wade into the subjects of beauty, marble sculpture and changing aesthetics. Along the way they consulted Mark Abbe, associate professor of art in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, for an illuminating segment on the experience of light, whiteness and color: "The statue topples, is covered by rubble, you have soil accumulation. When the statues were then found […
Tue, 04/13/2021 - 2:53pm
The Lamar Dodd School of Art presents the annual MFA Thesis Exhibition, displaying works by students graduating with their Master of Fine Arts Degree. The exhibition Whistling in the Dark runs from April 12 through May 15 and premieres the University’s newest contemporary art space, the Athenaeum, located at 287 West Broad Street. Whistling in the Dark features the work of seven MFA students working in a variety of media from video to…
Fri, 02/26/2021 - 10:58am
The Dodd Galleries at the Lamar Dodd School of Art announced the Margie E. West Prize, an annual prize given to an esteemed alumni from the School of Art, inviting the artist to create a new exhibition for the Marjorie Eichenlaub West Gallery. The inaugural recipient of the prize is John Douglas Powers ( MFA '08): John Douglas Powers was born in Frankfort, Indiana in 1978. His sculptural work has been exhibited nationally at venues including…
Wed, 11/11/2020 - 1:00pm
Art majors and student veteran Eric Martin recently completed a commissioned painting titled “We Came by Land, Sea, Air and Space” for the University of Georgia Student Veterans Resource Center: Martin, who enlisted in response to the 9/11 attacks, was on active duty in the Army for almost six years and went on a 15-month tour of Iraq. He served as a mortarman in the infantry, operating with 81mm and 121mm mortars, with the large bombs regularly…
Thu, 11/05/2020 - 1:43pm
The University of Georgia's Spotlight on the Arts festival returns for its ninth year with dozens of virtual events and exhibitions in the visual, literary, and performing arts through Nov. 20. Highlights of this year's 17-day festival include performances from Grammy-winning singer Kathy Mattea, multimedia work presented by UGA Theatre, the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame keynote address, and several exhibitions at the Georgia Museum of Art and…
Thu, 09/24/2020 - 11:47am
The Lamar Dodd School of Art presents four new exhibitions at the Dodd Galleries that will run through October 9. In Tony Cokes: Five Weeks, the Dodd galleries present a new video by the seminal conceptual and video artist every week, spanning his decades-long career. Disarticulate Ground, a solo show by Dodd graduate candidate, Annie Simpson, deconstructs historic Georgia roadside markers through photography, video, and sculpture. OFFSIDES…
Wed, 05/27/2020 - 3:51pm
Congratulations to two Art History faculty members in the Lamar Dodd School of Art who recently had books published. Dr. Alisa Luxenberg, Professor of Art History, teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in 18th- and 19th-century European art and the early history of photography. Her recent research has resulted in a volume edited with Reva Wolf: Freemasonry and the Visual Arts from the Eighteenth Century Forward: Historical and Global…
Fri, 02/28/2020 - 2:32pm
Associate Professor and Area Chair of Jewelry and Metalwork at the Lamar Dodd School of Art Mary Hallam Pearse was part of the invitational exhibition DOMESTIC MATTERS: The Uncommon Apron at the Peter Valley School of Craft in Layton, New Jersey this past fall. Metalsmith Magazine featured a review of Pearse’s piece Leaded in Volume 40, No. 1. The exhibition DOMESTIC MATTERS: The Uncommon Apron presented a group of forty-seven women artists…
Fri, 01/24/2020 - 1:22pm
The Lamar Dodd School of Art presents its Triennial Faculty Exhibition on Jan. 24, 6-8 p.m. in all five gallery spaces at the Dodd Galleries. The exhibition "All Together Now!" is a comprehensive exhibition that features work by full-time professors and part-time instructors working in painting, drawing, photography, jewelry and metalsmithing, textile design, ceramics, video, interior design, sculpture, and mixed-media.  The exhibition will also…
Fri, 11/01/2019 - 12:40pm
The performance and exhibition offerings continue to reach ever-higher in this, the eighth annual Spotlight on the Arts Festival, Nov. 6-17: The creative work presented over the 12-day festival highlights the breadth of arts offerings on campus, and it includes performances and exhibitions by UGA faculty and students as well as visiting artists from around the world. Many of the events are free or discounted for UGA students, and the annual…
Mon, 07/08/2019 - 2:24pm
The Galleries at the Lamar Dodd School of Art consist of five exhibition spaces that act as laboratories and testing grounds for innovation located among the school of art's classrooms and studios. Committed to the idea of art-as-research, the galleries host established and emerging artists, designers, critics, and curators of national and international stature along with interdisciplinary programming designed to question, educate and inspire.…
Fri, 06/21/2019 - 10:53am
Associate professor of art history and 2019 Meigs Teaching Professor Shelley Zuraw makes her expertise in Renaissance and Baroque art resonate with today's students: “My field is shifting, and I need to prepare my students, not for the Renaissance art I was trained in, but for the way it is now,” she said. Perhaps more importantly, she makes it come alive and turns art history into “a subject that one does not rehearse, but rather lives,” said…
Mon, 06/10/2019 - 1:37pm
Fifty years ago, Jack Kehoe, professor at the UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art, went on a two-month search to select a site for the school’s Study Abroad Program. After visiting more then two dozen different locales throughout Italy, he chose not one of the major centers of art studies, like Florence or Rome, but instead, the remarkable Tuscan town of Cortona, Italy. The first group to journey to Cortona consisted of 39 summer students. The program…
Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:37am
The Lamar Dodd School of Art will present the 2019 MFA Exhibition at two venues in Athens: the Georgia Museum of Art on the campus of the University of Georgia and the Deupree Building, located in downtown Athens at 458 E. Clayton Street: Together, these exhibitions feature the works of 20 MFA students working in a variety media across a diverse array of themes and theoretical frameworks including ecology, migration, surveillance, the inhuman,…
Thu, 01/10/2019 - 11:14am
Lamar Dodd School of Art professor Joe Norman has taken art students into the world of public art commissions with the creation and restoration of murals and wall signs across the state: Joseph Norman’s work graces the collections of such institutions as the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. His pieces have been acquired by the Smithsonian—oh, and also by Oprah. But these days, Norman is giving art…
Mon, 08/06/2018 - 2:11pm
Lamar Dodd School of Art alumna Kristine Potter, who received a BFA in Photography and an A.B. in Art History (2003), has been awarded a 2018 Guggenheim memorial Foundation Fellowship: The Foundation offers Fellowships to further the development of scholars and artists by assisting them to engage in research in any field of knowledge and creation in any of the arts, under the freest possible conditions and irrespective of race, color, or creed.…
Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:22pm
After graduating, Dodd alumna Nina Goodall earned a prestigious fellowship at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, where she wrote the historical materials for an upcoming exhibition highlighting French painter Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot: “Corot: Women,” an exhibition highlighting the work of the 19th century French painter Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot opens for a nearly four-month run at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.…
Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:52am
Only after Cora Nunnally Miller passed away in 2015 did the fact that during her lifetime she anonymously gave more than $33 million to the University of Georgia Foundation. The legacy of those gifts continues to have deeply positive impacts on UGA students today: Six University of Georgia students have been selected as the inaugural cohort of Cora Nunnally Miller Fine Arts Scholars in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. The purpose of…
Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:20am
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…
Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:11am
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…
Mon, 10/31/2016 - 12:08pm
The third Open Science Meeting of the Global Land Project (GLP 3rd OSM 2016), was held last week at the China National Convention Center in Beijing. The conference, aimed at bringing together the Land System Science community to present, discuss and foster progress towards a sustainable land use future, included the presentation of a working paper (with a UGA anthropology faculty contributor) on lessons learned on biofuel sustainability to date…
Fri, 09/13/2013 - 9:16am
How do we change or mis-remember what we see with our own eyes? New research from the department of psychology seeks to unpack this intriguing process: In just a few short seconds, the human brain helps most people extend the scene beyond what is actually seen. Scientists at the University of Delaware discovered this concept in 1989 when they showed study participants real photographs of 20 scenes for 15 seconds and then had participants draw a…

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