Galleries

Through the use of several masks a man is immersed in an abstract and panoramic journey through years of black oppression, seeing it through the eyes of those who lived it. This award-winning show, devised and performed by Marlon Andrew Burnley, is a movement based performance that attempts to...

La Mostra, or The Show is a continuation of a 48 year-old tradition exhibiting artwork produced by students and faculty during their sojourn at UGA's residential center in Cortona, Italy. Works produced by Cortona program participants during spring, summer and fall programs of 2017 will be...

We Have So Much to Talk About explores the importance of transparency in communication and the accessibility of information. Sarah Kennedy and Trent Johnson, both undergraduate students in Printmaking and Book Arts at the Dodd, present a series of collaborative prints, sculptures, and videos...

An oscilloscope without input generates a flat line. When a simple waveform is amplified, a flat line becomes animated. When a simple waveform is modulated by another, and another... a flat line can take on the limitless possibilities of pattern, shape, and texture.

Oscillations is a solo...

Amanda Ross-Ho will be showing work in an upcoming solo exhibtion at the Dodd Galleries. 

Tripwire explores anxieties between Local and Global through the works of immigrant artists and artists from the American South that investigate through a variety of media, themes of dislocation, home, surveillance, exploration, and technology. This grouping of artists is not only an attempt at...

Opening Reception Friday November 10, 6-8pm
Gallery Hours Saturday November 11, 2-4pm

Elizabeth Rogers, Dodd MFA candidate in Art X presents four distinct works addressing the body: resonance, reverberation, image, surface, slip, language, mark, trace, make, extract, link, write,...

Undermined is a collaborative conversation between three MFA candidates in Textile Design and two MFA candidates in ceramics all of whom are working at the Dodd. The exhibition seeks to bring utilitarian crafts to the forefront as artistic endeavors, by creating a tangible dialogue between five...

Amber Coleman curated this exhibition in conjunction with her applied project for her Masters of Art Education at the Dodd, entitled "Understanding Black Feminist Theory and the Representation of African American Women’s Art in Museums: Engaging Black Women in Critical Dialogue." The purpose of...

Photos by MFA Candidate Will Major 

This exhibition is a survey of student work created in their studio core classes from 2016-2017. Join us for a closing reception on August 29, 5-7pm

Exhibition reception: Saturday, August 19, 5-7pm 

This exhibition features the work of emeritus faculty Mary Ruth Moore, who has taught at the University of Georgia for over forty years. Moore‘s work is inspired by the history that surrounds her in the rolling hills of the Georgia Piedmont, south of Athens near the community of Watkinsville: ...

Losing; Keeping is a personal exhibition that explores attachment, memory, distance, and time. Featuring MFA candidate in Painting + Drawing, Annemarie DiCamillo and Los-Angeles based artist Luke McCusker, the collaborative works were created over a period of two years and hinge on poetic and...

Primary Information is a New York-based non-profit organization that was founded in 2006 to publish affordable artists’ books and writings. Their focus is on the conceptual practice of using publications as a distributable exhibition space that seeks to reach a global audience. Accessibility and...

Inspired by the League of Lady Wrestlers that originated in Dawson City, Canada, the South East Women Wrestlers was formed in Athens, Georgia in the summer of 2017 to continue the tradition of subverting patriarchal oppression and the male gaze through spectacle.

Rosemary Mayer, an underrepresented post-minimalist and feminist artist who died in 2014, is the focus of this small survey. Beware of All Definitions is chiefly an investigation into Mayer’s practice from 1966 to 1973, a rich period in her career in which she moved from making geometric...

May 3, 2017

The Dodd Graduation ceremony consisted of 117 students in participation. Leslie King-Hammond, American artist, curator, and art historian, was the guest speaker and delivered the commencement address. 

Alter egos lie within us all, personalities brewing beneath the surface. This exchange was organized by Dodd MFA candidate in Printmaking and Book Arts Ali Norman and Carey Good for the Southern Graphics Council conference in 2016. Requiring a minimum of two different hand pulled processes, The...

The 2017 Student Scientific and Medical Illustration Juried Exhibition features work from the University of Georgia's Scientific Illustration Program and the Augusta University Graduate Program in Medical Illustration. 

A reception and award ceremony will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 6...

Exhibition closing reception: March 23, 6-8pm

Image for the ARED NYC Alumni gathering

Exhibition closing reception with artist in attendance: March 23, 6–8pm

In 1999, both Monica Lewinsky and Brandi Chastain were the focus of a complicated national dialogue about women, gender performance and sexuality. After each respective scandal, the media shone a similar spotlight of shame and scrutiny on both women for their involvement in two very different...

This year’s Cortona reunion exhibition, known as “La Mostra” (The Show) presents the work of Cortona faculty and students from 2016. Please join us for a reunion and closing ceremony/reception at the Lamar Dodd School of Art.  Festivities will begin at 3:00 PM on January 21st, 2017 in auditorium...

Exhibition Opening Reception: Friday, January 27, 6-8pm

In the Fall of 2016 MFA candidate in ceramics, Yeonsoo Kim, tasked himself daily with the job of creating a new hand-built vessel or mask. The works, in accumulation act as a type of diary, or as he describes it a call "to listen to...

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Exhibition Opening Reception: Friday, January 27, 6-8pm

Exhibition Opening Reception: Friday, January 27, 6-8pm

Lecture by Michi Meko: Wednesday, January 25, 12:30pm N150

Exhibition Opening Reception: Friday, January 27, 6-8pm

Undergraduate students will be the focus of this curated exhibition, organized by Candice Greathouse, director of Atlanta's Mint Gallery. Undergraduate students are invited to submit works of art for review to Gallery 101 from...

Using photography and sound, Thalassa Raasch constructs a borderland where the transition between life and death is as unclear as it is quotidian. Inspired by her friendship with gravedigger, Everrad Hall, the exhibition marks a trajectory through an imagined landscape that loops back in on...

New York-based artist, David Stein, will work with Professor Erin Moore’s Data Visualization class to create an exhibition that pictures the objects in a days’ newspaper. The result will be a three-dimensional portrait of the news, a sculptural tone-poem, and a museum of a day in the world. As...

Comfort Tub is a collaborative show featuring the work of Printmaking and Book Arts MFA candidate Megan Burchett and textile artist Maddie Zerkel. For several years, both artists have been exploring the potential that exists at the intersection of paper and fiber arts. With Comfort Tub, they...

This small group exhibition featuring artists affiliated with the Atlanta Photography Group, investigates the relationship of photography, its processes, and the ways in which it expands on, transforms, and transcends our fundamental notions of time and space. Artists exhibited include Kelli...

Philip Juras BFA '90, MLA '97: The Wild Treasury of Nature: A Portrait of Little St. Simons

Rose Bloomberg '14

Spectra relates to a broad array of ideas or objects, all falling on a continuum which aptly describes the works by artists teaching at the Lamar Dodd School of Art featured in this exhibition. Such artists include Benjamin Britton, an abstract painter who creates works that represent or embody...

The Lamar Dodd School of Art held its spring graduation ceremony at midday on Wednesday, May 11 in the nearby UGA Performing Arts Center with a reception following in the atrium of the Dodd. The commencement address was delivered by Carter Foster, a 1989 graduate of the School with a degree in ...

UGA MFA candidate Jessica Machacek and MFA candidate at the University of Kansas Ella Weber are two artists who examine, through sculpture and photography, the physical and psychological presence of everyday objects. Their works blend concepts of the found and the fabricated, the real and the...

Just outside Gallery 101 in the Atrium, Post-MFA Fellow in Sculpture, Kevin Varney exhibits a kinetic light installation. Through the use of artificial light phenomena, this exhibition places scientific theory and transcendental beliefs within arms length of one another. A space is created, in...

"do it" is a curatorial project originally concevied by curator Hans Ulrich Obrist based on a simple proposition: "Create an instruction that someone else can use to make an artwork." In "do it UGA," graduate students at the Dodd select different sets of instructions that will guide their making...

Dodd visiting artist in ceramics, Jiman Choi, exhibits a new body of work developed while in Athens. To explore the relations between body and emotion, Choi repeats a similar action hundreds of times by making the modest shape of a tradiational Kroean bowl in porcelain. The repetition acts as...

Something about Things: Rachel Cox’s Some Points

Dodd Graduate candidate in Painting and Drawing, Ellie Dent’s exhibition is a visual exploration of hypochondriac infatuations with illness as a means of confession, endurance, and remedy.  Her work references sites of bodily trauma; the relationship between expressing pain and eliminating pain...

Max

"Max", an exhibition by Dodd Post-MFA Fellow in Photography, Mo Costello, concerns the life of Maximileous Amores of East Providence. The exhibition includes photographs and live performance, featuring local gospel quartet, the Inspirational Heavenly Aires. 

Here, Say is a new sculptural installation by Dodd post-MFA fellow in sculpture, Courtney McClellan. The installation, comprised of made and found objects, recreates a courtroom. With absurdity and poetry, the judicial system and its players are recast. Witness, defendant, plaintiff, judge, and...

Dodd Professorial Chair, Paul Pfeiffer, presents three major video works: Desiderata, Fragment of a Crucifixion, and Pure Products Go Crazy. Best known for digitally manipulated images of athletes and celebrities, Pfeiffer’s celebrated work in the mediums of installation, photography, and video...

Just  outside Gallery 101 in the Atrium, Post-MFA Fellow in Sculpture, Kevin Varney will exhibit a kinetic light installation. Through the use of artificial light phenomena, this exhibition places scientific theory and transcendental beliefs within arms length of one another. A space is created...

Potato, organized by MFA candidate in Painting and Drawing, Heather Foster, and implemented by her Intermediate Drawing undergraduate students, is an on-going cumulative exhibition that takes the insult “Couch Potato” as its point of inspiration. Featuring photos, paintings, altered furniture,...

This exhibition is spearheaded by the Air Purifying Plants Proliferation Project, or A-4P, a group of Dodd Printmaking and Painting and Drawing graduate students invested in embracing and investigating the rapid advancement of green practices in the contemporary art studio.

Pictures of Us is a city-wide exhibition that features photographs from the Do Good Fund, a public collection that focuses on the acquisition of contemporary Southern Photography. No Strangers Here featured at the Dodd Galleries, exhibits works by artists from the 1970s to our current period who...

Parallels, an exhibition organized by University of Georgia Associate Professor of Jewelry and Metals Mary Hallam Pearse, places the work of two divergent, yet connected artists side-by-side. Brooklyn-based artist Jonathan Wahl investigates scale and perception in his heroic, often abstracted ...

La Mostra, or The Show is a continuation of a 46 year-old tradition exhibiting artwork produced by students and faculty during their sojourn at UGA's residential center in Cortona, Italy. Works produced by Cortona program participants during spring, summer and fall programs of 2015 will be...

Join us in celebrating graduating seniors in Graphic Design for their Closing Reception on December 11, 6-8pm. 

Photo Topos is an invitation to contemplate how the physical environment takes on a new existence in the pictorial spaces that photographers create. The current display features three artists who live in Athens, Georgia. Their work involves the sense of place considered in three distinctly...

Slagfields features work by Dodd Printmaking and Book Arts MFA candidate Ry McCullough and Findlay, Ohio-based artist Ian Breidenbach. For the past several years they have separately developed studio practices driven by narrative structures and inspired by the tradition of the American landscape...

In Menagerie, MFA candidate in Textiles Zipporah Thompson responds to the sensual properties of the material world through her exploration of the exotic by means of surrealist and folklore traditions.

Zipporah Thompson was born and raised in North Carolina where she attended college and...

A 12-headed creature who runs a gallery in Queens, an endless conversation, something that really shouldn't work but does, grad school reunion meet-up gallery, formal hang, participation in the art world, refraction, mayhem with purpose, a sharpening tool, a channel through which.

Video artist Dani Levenathal’s 54 Days this Winter 36 Days this Spring for 18 Minutes condenses 9 minutes of each day into a 16 minute video montage of impressions which allow the viewer to create a variety of connections. Or as Levanthal explains, “I complicate and make meaning in editing. I...

Dodd Galleries Artist-in-Residence, Mequitta Ahuja, presents "Automythography," an exhibition of recent paintings.  The title is a term Auja uses to describe her practice and derives from Audre Lorde’s 1982 book Zami: A New Spelling of My Name, in which Lorde introduces the term ‘biomythography...

Ry Rocklen’s Sentimentality

Video 101 is a series featuring new video & film works in Gallery 101 by emerging and established artists. Barry Stone’s Hum is a multimedia project that places images from 80’s metal magazines, cloud pyramids, and broken Camaros alongside a 16-minute suite of music composed of the sounds of...

The nine artists in Forms of Adornment, working primarily in jewelry and metals, explore the body by provoking feelings of desire, humor, and urgency. The works selected for the exhibition explore intimacy in relation to gender and identity as well as the human experience in contemporary culture...

In Process is a sporadic series at the Galleries that exhibits inquiries, research, and “in-process” projects by Dodd faculty. Our first show in the series features the work of printmaking and book arts professor, Eileen Wallace. Using linoleum tiles taken from a defunct and derelict amusement...

Join us in celebrating graduating seniors in Painting & Drawing. Exhibition Reception is November 13, 6-8pm.

Join us in celebrating graduating seniors in Art X. Exhibition Reception is November 13, 6-8pm.

Unsung Muses is an exhibition featuring a new series of clay works by undergraduate student in ceramics, Alex Hodge. Her work simultaneously references ancient Greek vessels, art historical tropes, as well as contemporary feminist critique. The hand built pots tell the stories of heroic women,...

"You cannot go into the same water twice."-Plato 

Slippage, flux, and change are the tenets of The Figure 8, an exhibition that features three female artists who explore, through a variety of media, the multitude of ways that these principles might be expressed. Most markedly, Elizabeth Jaeger, Amy Pleasant, and J.Parker Valentine engage...