Director of the Dodd Galleries, Katie Geha, will discuss with New York-based independent curator and writer, Marie Warsh, the exhibition and catalog they collaborated on "Rosemary Mayer: Beware of All Definitions." The exhibition, which features three of Mayer's major textile works and several drawings from the 1970s, charts a development of consistent change showing her output as continual process, engaging research and experimentation in a developing arc.
BLAKE BECKHAM is a choreographer, producer, educator and movement artist in Atlanta, where she has worked for the last 15 years. She is the co-founder and director of The Lucky Penny, an award-winning nonprofit that serves as a production outlet for Beckham's choreography and a community platform to support the development of new experimental dance.
Dodd Dialogues is a speaker series that is being launched to help current students explore their academic pathways and career options leading up to and following graduation. By connecting students early on with alumni in their careers, students are better able to picture and establish their own personal goals, forging ahead in their own career paths.
Mild Climate, a 4-person artist and curatorial group based in Tennessee and New York City, present a collaborative lecture on March 30, 2017 in room S150 in Lamar Dodd School of Art. At the 6:00 pm lecture, the group will discuss their curatorial efforts, the space they have run for the past five years, and their own studio practices.
Lecture: The Enigma of the Riace Bronzes. A New Approach
Through her interdisciplinary practice, Cathy McLaurin develops extended relationships with personal and institutional entities in order to understand and challenge the systems that bind her to complex social issues. Interweaving fact, fictions, and personal narrative, her recent research makes connections between kinship, legacy, philanthropy, and national identity, while questioning the value of art. What value? Whose values?
Artist Kat Cole will visit the Dodd in March 2017 including a public lecture on Tuesday, March 21. Cole is a studio artist in Dallas who received her MFA at East Carolina University and BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and has been a Visiting Professor in Metals/Jewelry at Western Michigan University. She was a presenter at Yuma Symposium and Craft Boston, teaches workshops nationally and has exhibited internationally, including Schmuck 2014 and 2015 in Munich, Germany.
Visual artist and educator Christopher McNulty will discuss his work and research. The lecture will conclude with Q&A.
In Conversation is a new program presented by the Dodd Galleries where we pair two people and ask them to an engage in a dialogue. For this round, Dodd Professorial Chair, Paul Pfeiffer, and Craig Drennen, Professor of Painting at Georgia State University, will discuss their mutual love of the film The Exorcist.
Watercolor Splice is a collaborative project between an artist Erin McIntosh and the experimental design lab, C-U-B-E. Through the construction of watercolor collages, participants explore design through an analog process, working out visual ideas through multiple compositions with playful but considered attention to color, shape, pattern, and contrast.
Room N231, Oct 29–Nov 17, 2016
Room N231, 7–8:00 p.m., Nov 11, 2016
Elizabeth Corr, Art Partnerships Manager with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), will share examples of projects that combine art, science, and environmental activism. Sponsored by Watershed UGA and ICE.
Artist Yoshua Okón will speak about his multidimensional, politically engaged practice, focusing on his most recent project, MIASMA (developed with curator Edgar Alejandro Hernandez). MIASMA explores covert operations of cultural infiltration by the United States government in Mexico. He will present some of his ongoing research, including his revisiting of the documents of art critic José Gomez Sicre, director of visual arts at the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington D.C. and his relationship with art historian Alfred Barr.