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Forest Kelley, Michael
The Photography area welcomes its newest Fellow Forest Kelley. The Fellow in Photography is an ongoing program at the School of Art that provides a year of teaching and support for a recent MFA graduate. Kelley is a photographer with teaching experience who will contribute to all aspects of the...
Hong Hong. Selection from All the Light in a Vivid Dream series, 2017. Kozo, repurposed paper, dust, sun, water, 150 x 140 in. Photographer: John Groo. Courtesy of Artist and Real Art Ways (Hartford). © Hong Hong
School of Art alumna Hong Hong was recently featured in Art21 Magazine. The article focuses on her practice in relation to a solo exhibition at Real Art Ways in Hartford, Conneticut. Hong is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice spans papermaking, sculpture, installation, and performance...
Ju Yeon Kim
This year, the Lamar Dodd School of Art is hosting a scholar in residence for the first time. Dr. Ju Yeon Kim comes to the School from Seoul, Korea where she is an associate professor of Interior Architectural Design at Soongsil University. During her time in residence, she will conduct research...
Image: Joseph Norman, Four Little Girls No. 3 from the series Jim Crow's Scarecrows
Professor of Drawing and Painting Joseph Norman currently has artwork on display at the University of Maryland’s David C. Driskell Center. The exhibition, The Last Ten Years: In Focus, showcases art and archive acquisitions made during the last decade to add to its expansive...
Associate Professor Mary Hallam Pearse’s piece Feeding Desire is one of the images featured on the cover of the new book, Narrative Jewelry: Tales from the Toolbox. Narrative Jewelry showcases today’s makers, ranging from newly graduated students to the luminaries of the jewelry...
Dodd Drawing and Painting Instructor Hatidza Mulic has recently had three major acomplishments including receiving a TEDxUGA presenter nomination. TEDxUGA will take the stage in Spring 2018 for what promises to be its biggest and best event yet. In addition, Mulic has obtained gallery...
Siavash Tohidi Urban Body
This fall Siavash Tohidi and Derek Faust join the faculty of the School of Art. They bring experience as teachers and as artists with developed practices to the classroom. In the role of Art Studio Manager & Academic Professional, each will teach two courses per calendar year and dedicate the...
Ansley West Rivers Animas Creek
School of Art alumna Ansley West Rivers will exhibit current work from her Seven Rivers series in three gallery shows in Atlanta, GA this fall. Rivers was selected to participate in the group exhibitions Landscapes & Interventions at Hathaway Contemporary, which opens on September 23 as well as...
As part of the 2017–2018 Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture series, the Dodd presents a lecture by artist Matt Kenyon on Tuesday, September 19 at 5:30. Matt Kenyon is an artist who works in Brooklyn, NY and Providence, Rhode Island. He received his MFA from Virginia Commonwealth...
Dodd Professor and Area Chair of Interior Design Thom Houser has created an installation, Connecting: Stairways to..., for the Lyndon House Arts Center in downtown Athens. His installation explores the many types of connections that occur while using stairways:...

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