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Mural by Dodd Students in Rutledge, Georgia
On October 25, 2017 students from Lamar Dodd School of Art will be honored by the City of Rutledge, GA for their outstanding work creating the town’s Memorial Day mural Never Forgotten, completed this past May. The mural honors the veterans who have served in the United States military,...
"John Freyer wants to speak with you...over a jar of water, a cup of coffee, or a plate of spaghetti. And whether or not you are aware of it (it’s fine with him either way), he regards your time together as both an offering and an artwork. Freyer’s particular blending of...
Hannah Batsel (BFA '11, Printmaking and Book Arts) is a shortlist artist for the 2017 Emerging Voices recognition awarded by the American Craft Council. Batsel is featured in the October/November 2017 issue of American Craft Magazine for her work, Out of the Dark/Into the Water. This is...
To Be Black and Female: Reflecting on Black Feminism and African American Women's Art in Museums
Amber Coleman, MA candidate in Art Education, talks with Black Art in America, a media company and art gallery located in Columbus, Georgia, in her recent podcast, To Be Black and Female: Reflecting on Black Feminism and African American Women's Art in Museums. In the podcast she...
Photographer Zanele Muholi and curator Amelie Klein will discuss High Museum of Art's exhibit Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design at Lamar Dodd School of Art Friday, October 13, 2017 in room S151. The Willson Center will partner with the High Museum to host this...
UGA alumna Susan Sherman graduated from the Grady College of Journalism at The University of Georgia in 1982. In recent years, she has enhanced learning at the Lamar Dodd School of Art with an innovative and personal model of philanthropy. Since 2014, Sherman has funded trips for small groups of...
Image: Kemling at Round Table Discussion
Michael Kemling (Ph.D Art History '13) organized three panels at University of North Georgia (UNG) campuses around the recent controversy over Confederate monuments. The first was held in Gainesville on October 2, 2017, with more than 100 in attendance. The second was held in Watkinsville on...
Mirage is a group exhibition by thirty Studio Core Color and Composition students taught by Professor Imi Hwangbo. Working in small collaborative groups, students created large scale drawings in black masking tape on the walls and floor of the Studio Core Project Space...
Mural by Dodd Students in Tignall, Georgia
Students at the Lamar Dodd School of Art recently completed a new mural in the town of Tignall, Georgia. Hannah Duggan (Painting), Katherine Eidson (Drawing), Young Lim Lee (Painting), Benjamin Thrash (Art Education), and Lucy Wellborn (Graphic Design) worked for over a month on the project with...
Ultraviolet-induced visible luminescence image of Mummy Portrait of a Woman, c. 160-170 CE, Romano-Egyptian. Encaustic on limewood panel with gilding. British Museum
Marie Svoboda, a conservator in the Department of Antiquities at the J. Paul Getty Museum, will deliver the 2017 Shouky Shaheen lecture on the APPEAR project on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 5:30 pm in room S150 titled, The APPEAR Collaboration: A Comparative Study of...

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