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In Situ, object by Kaleena Stasiak, photo by Stephanie Sutton, archival inkjet print, 2017
The exhibition The Game Show at the Lyndon House Art Center includes work by Dodd Professorial Chair Paul Pfieffer and MFA candidate Kaleena Stasiak. Pfieffer contributed a video work and Stasiak created a scavenger hunt. The Game Show also includes interactive work by Esteban Patino, sculpture by...
Greg Shelnutt
Congratulations to alumnus Greg Shelnutt, who joined the University of Delaware faculty as chair of the Department of Art and Design on August 1, 2017. Shelnutt graduated with his MFA from the University of Georgia’s Lamar Dodd School of Art in 1988. While at the UGA, Shelnutt’s area of...
Word Space Panorama
Two Dodd students and one recent alumnus created and installed a colorful mural on campus in Snelling Dining Commons. Under the supervision of Professor Joseph Norman, recent graduate Gunnar Tarsa (BFA ’17) and current undergraduates Young Lim Lee and Hannah Duggan recently completed a 20-...
Coile Middle School Material Reuse Program
Kira Hegeman, a Ph.D. candidate in art education, was recently featured in a UGA College of Education profile about her role as the first artist-in-residence for the UGA Office of Sustainability.  During the residency, Hegeman worked on various projects that explored creative ways...
Mary Ruth Moore:
Works by Mary Ruth Moore is an exhibition of the photographic works of emeritus faculty Mary Ruth Moore, who has taught art at the University of Georgia for over forty years. The exhibition is on view through September 1 in the Bridge Gallery in the School of Art. An opening...
President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos on tour of Landscapes of Chingaza
Alumnus Philip Juras recently opened an exhibition of paintings, Landscapes of Chingaza, that celebrate the 40th anniversary of Chingaza National Park, Colombia. Landscapes of Chingaza is on view at the Biblioteca Virgilio Barco in Bogotá, Colombia until September 2017. Juras attended the...
Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay, Still, A Passage to India, 2016. Looped digital video
Alex Kaus, one of the new graduate students to the School of Art for fall 2017, features Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay, a third-year MFA candidate in Photography, in a profile on the website PHOTO-EMPHASIS. IMAGE: Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay, Still, A Passage to India, 2016. Looped digital video Kaus...
Will Major Babyfaces & Heels
Graduate student Will Major was recently featured on the photography website Ain’t Bad. Major is a second-year MFA student in the Photography department at the School of Art. Ain’t Bad selected Major’s work from a recent call for entry, citing its wild subject matter and blend of...
James Enos
The School of Art is pleased to announce that James Enos has joined the faculty, where he will serve as head of the Studio Art Core program. Enos is an artist and educator who brings a background in design to a diverse set of concerns including pedagogy, urbanism, sculpture, and social practice....
Image: Installation of whirligigs and wind horses
Georgia's second largest sassafras tree is located in Athens, Georgia, and Dodd students have lent a helping hand in its restoration. The tree has been unable to maintain the healthy, woodland–type soil it needs at its roots, which have also been de–barked by horses...

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