Zipporah Thompson, Dodd MFA ('14) and Kelly Kristin Jones who was on the faculty as the Dodd Post-MFA photo fellow in 2012, have been selected finalists for the 2016 Artadia Atlanta Awards. Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue, announced five finalists for its 2016 Atlanta Awards including Jones and Thomposon along with T. Lang, Jiha Moon and Cosmo Whyte. Artadia is a New York-based national program that supports visual artists. This year’s recipients were selected by jurors Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy (Curator of Contemporary Art, Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros), Jamillah James (Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles), and Katherine Jentleson (Merrie and Dan Boone Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art, High Museum of Art).
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