Erin Wiser, an Art History major in her senior year of undergraduate studies, is the runner-up winner for the UGA Libraries Undergraduate Research Award. Wiser will receive an award certificate at the CURO Symposium awards ceremony at the Classic Center on Monday, April 3, 2017, in addition to a prize of $450. Since 2007, the UGA Libraries has sponsored the Undergraduate Research Awards, which provide cash prizes for excellence in research and academic inquiry.
Associate Professor of Art History Nell Andrew was an invited speaker at the Blaffer Art Museum's Watch Out for Painting Conference last week in Houston. Dr. Andrew’s talk, Moving Modernism from Dance to Painting and Back, posed questions about a crisis in the medium of painting leading up to abstraction’s so-called “invention.”
A big congratulations from the School of Art to recent alumnus Nic Walter, who joins the staff of MoMA PS1 in New York City this fall. In this position, Walter brings together his interest in art, research, and the social sciences, much as he did as an undergraduate student at The University of Georgia. Walter pursued interdisciplinary studies focsed on visual perception, graduating with a BA degree in Cognitive Sciences, a BS degree in Psychology, and a BA degree in Art History in December of 2015.
Above image: Katherine Miller, Salt City B, 2016
Associate Professor Isabelle Loring Wallace was recently featured in The Art Newspaper in an article announcing a major retrospective of Jasper Johns' work to open at the Royal Academy in September 2017. The article, entitled "Royal Academy to Stage Major Jasper Johns Retrospective," appeared on September 2, 2016.