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UFO Roadshow postcard
Michael Oliveri, Associate Professor of Art at the Lamar Dodd School of Art, recently completed a cross-country road trip and art project entitled UFO Roadshow. From June 12 to June 25, 2017, the artist travelled from Atlanta, Georgia to Joshua Tree, California with model UFOs that interrogate the...
Image: Installation view of Mono a Mano
Student work from Professor Melissa Harshman’s maymester printmaking course is on display through June at the Dodd in the Suite and Plaza Galleries. The installation, Mono a Mano, exhibits monotype prints from the 14 undergraduate and graduate students involved in the course during the...
Since February, UGA Professors, graduate students and Clarke Middle School faculty have been working with middle school students to explore topics related to empowerment and public art. The Arts + Empowerment project has resulted in a collection of photographs of 7th and 8th grade girls doing...
Laurel Humble at MoMA with NYC Maymester group
In addition to its regular study abroad programs, the School of Art holds a Maymester field study program in New York city every term. Initiated in 2014, The NYC Maymester is a chance for School of Art students gain exposure to the many facets of the city’s bustling art scene during an...
As part of the University of Georgia’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences International Faculty Exchange, Paul Seawright comes to the University’s Lamar Dodd School of Art this month. Seawright is a photographer who teaches at the University of Ulster’s Belfast...
Art historian Asien Kirin with "Portrait of Youth"
The summer 2017 edition of Georgia Magazine features a story about the recent work of Professor Asen Kirin at the Georgia Museum of Art. The article highlights Kirin’s process of authenticating an Alexey Venetsianov painting from 1827 in which he collaborated with UGA's...
Top Scholar Awards Undergraduate Kendal King Graduate Laura Lake Smith Merit Scholarships ALBERT CHRIST-JANER SCHOLARSHIP Oliver William Amanda Manowksi C. CLIFTON CHANDLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Laura Douglas Megan Flory Paul Hwang Leah Wochele ALERTA CORLEY...
On Saturday May 13, 2017, Lamar Dodd School of Art students completed a large public mural honoring veterans in Rutledge, GA. This project came about through an agreement with the Rutledge Garden Club. President of the club Pam Strapp initially reached out to School of Art Professor Joseph Norman....
Elf Door in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Congratulations to Kira Sarai Hegeman, a doctoral student in Art Education, who has been selected to receive a 2017 Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant from the Graduate School! Above Image: Elf Door in Minneapolis, Minnesota Hegeman proposed a study of an art site in Minneapolis...
Image: Janice Simon with First Year Odyssey Seminar Award
Dr. Janice Simon is one of five UGA faculty to receive a 2017 First-Year Odyssey Seminar Teaching Award for her course, “Looking at Art in the Georgia Museum of Art.” Simon, a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Art History, introduces her students...

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