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Photography Professor Awarded Summer Residency in Russia; Art History Professor Joins Archaeological Excavations in Turkey For the month of June, Professor Marni Shindelma was a resident at CEC ArtsLink in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Founded in 1962, CEC ArtsLink promotes...
Headshot of Jack Davis
Jack Davis, perhaps best known for his depictions of Southeastern Conference mascots that have appeared on UGA merchandise for many years, died Wednesday at the age of 91. One of the founding editors of Mad Magazine, Davis had an immediately recognizable style and an influence that extends far...
Betty Foy Sanders and Chris Garvin
"We are so proud to call Betty Foy Sanders one of our own at Dodd.  The former first lady of Georgia (1963–67) is a 1947 graduate of the School of Art where she studied under Professor, Lamar Dodd. Her impact on the state of Georgia, from her participation in the designing of...
Studio jeweler and visual artist Demitra Thomloudis joins the faculty at the Dodd this fall as Assistant Professor in the Jewelry and Metalwork area. Originally from the Philadelphia area, she received her MFA from San Diego State University and her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art....
School of Art Gallery Director, Katie Geha, was recently featured in a New York Times’  article about temporary do-it-yourself gallery spaces – a trend she helped pioneer in Austin prior to her appointment at the Dodd. The article, entited "It’s an Art Gallery. No,...
Tom Polk Painting
While Tom Polk’s (1940-2014) professional life was fulfilled as an associate professor and Area Chairman of Art History at the University of Georgia, he was also a life-long artist. He earned a combined undergraduate degree from Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design in both art history...
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 Art...
Carter Foster
Carter Foster, who is the curator of drawing at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Carter Foster graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in art history from the University of Georgia in 1989, and earned his Master’s degree in 1991 from Brown...
John Powers, a 2008 MFA graduate in sculpture from the Lamar Dodd School of Art, has been named a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow. Often characterized as “midcareer” awards, Guggenheim Fellowships are grants awarded to scholars, artists, and scientists who have produced exceptional...
Richard T. Scott, BFA 2005, a figurative painter and writer working in New York and Paris, will be featured in the student-centered alumni speaker series "Dodd Dialogues" for the month of April 2016. Scott is known for his emotionally charged classical paintings, which hover...

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