Recent News

Twenty-one new graduate students join the student body at the Dodd this fall ready to delve into studies in art history, art education, and studio art and design. They describe themselves as “magpies” and “ice cream aficionados,” and their interests range from 60s DIY...
Jim Buonaccorsi, Detail from Fodder, 2006. Steel, cast iron, glass, and bullet casings
School of Art alumna Rebecca Brantley curated an exhibition that features the work by the former head of the sculpture Area Jim Buonaccorsi, among others. The exhibition, Gloria Victis: Three Artists Respond to War, is on view now through September 15, 2017 at the Piedmont College Mason-...
Demitra Thomloudis, Subdivided and Joined [necklace]
Demitra Thomloudis, Assistant Professor of Jewelry & Metalwork, has work on view in two current exhibitions. CrossPASS, an exhibition with Motoko Furuhashi, is on view at the Baltimore Jewelry Center in Baltimore, MD until September 1, 2017. At the same time, the online group exhibition...
Richard Tuttle, I Don’t Know: The Weave of Textile Language, 2014. Installation view, Tate Modern.
Student Profile: Laura Lake Smith PhD in Art History, 2017 Laura Lake Smith arrived at the Lamar Dodd School of Art with a clear goal. As stated in her application to the PhD program, it was her intention to write a dissertation on the work of contemporary American artist Richard Tuttle....
Image: Ry Rocklen, Aluminum America, cast aluminum, 13"x16"x1", 2017
Director of the Dodd Galleries, Katie Geha, organized an exhibition opening this Friday at Whitespace Gallery in Atlanta. The exhibition, Ancient Art Object, features Dodd painting alumnus Jaime Bull and Kaleena Stasiak, a current graduate student in Printmaking and Book Arts. Other artists in...
Visualizing Ocean Habitats
Graphic Design professor Julie Spivey is part of an interdisciplinary team of four collaborating on the project Mapping Deep Blue Habitat in a Changing Climate, that was recently awarded $100,000 by the National Academy of Sciences Keck Futures Initiative. The project aims to create a tool...
Sahar Aghasafari at Arrowmont
Art Education Graduate Student Sahar Aghasafari was awarded funding to attend a fibers workshop at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts this past July. Aghasafari, who received her Master of Art Education from the University of Arizona after earning a Master in Art Research and a BFA in...
The School of Art has hired two new faculty to begin the 2017–18 academic year as assistant professors on the tenure-track in the areas of Art Education and Studio Art Core/Foundation. Christina Hanawalt is one our new faculty, with teaching and research efforts focused in art education...
Image: Demi Thomloudis, Road Drops, hollow-formed cement, paint, fiber, resin, aluminum, 18x8–1/2x4"
Assistant Professor of Jewelry and Metalwork Demitra Thomloudis has work featured in this year’s annual Penland Benefit Auction. Penland School of Crafts is an international center for craft education dedicated to helping people live creative lives. Located in North Carolina's...
The Houston Yellow Tape Project DEMITRA THOMLOUDIS
Jewelry & Metals Assistant Professor Demi Thomloudis is included in the group exhibition “Shelter: Crafting A Safe Home,” opening September 8, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA. “Shelter: Crafting A Safe Home” brings together work by fourteen artists that address shelter,...

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