Clarke Atlanta University exhibits Professor Joseph Norman’s lithographs from his series Strange Fruit, Autumn Berlin, and Out at Home in an exhibition titled Joseph Norman: Variations of a Theme. The Clarke Atlanta University Art Museum revisits these works from their permanent collection until May 26, 2017. This grouping of his work is described by the CAU Art Museum:
Congratulations to Dodd Professor Melissa Harshman for receiving the 2017 Dedicato a Cortona Award. This award is given out by the Office of International Education to faculty or staff who demonstrate significant commitment and contribution to the Cortona program.
ARCHIVE FEVER is a program at the Dodd Galleries that explores research and visual culture. Part Pechu-Kuchu, part image round-robin, 4 students, faculty and visiting artists will be asked to present 10-15 slides that inform their peceptual, emotional, and intellectual archive.
Burnaway, an Atlanta-based online magazine that focuses on the creative communities in the south recently published Image, Identity & the Exorcist: Q&A with Paul Pfeiffer, an interview with Dodd faculty Paul Pfeiffer that was written by Art History al
Assistant Professor Demi Thomloudis had work included in Duality of Presence, an exhibition that took place at the Super + Centercourt gallery from March 8–14, 2017 in Munich, Germany during the annual International Exposition of Trades and Crafts (Handwerksmesse) and the internationally renowned exhibition, Munich Jewelry Week / Schmuck 2017.
Senior Art History majors, Erin Wiser and Catherine Huff, were invited to present their research at the 16th Annual Georgia Undergraduate Art History Forum, held this year on March 3rd at the University of West Georgia. Wiser and Huff were part of a day-long program of 15 papers representing 8 colleges and universities from around Georgia. Each student worked with their faculty advisor to develop research papers into professional conference presentations.
Congratulations to Dodd Lecturer Eileen Wallace, who joins a group of 11 other University of Georgia faculty committed to developing new courses using the University’s archival material during 2017–18. Wallace is participating in the second annual class of a new program designed to increase the University’s engagement with the archives, called the Special Collections Libraries Faculty Fellows Program.
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.”
Melissa Harshman will have work on view at the following venues during the Southern Graphics Council International Conference in Atlanta, GA, March 15–18th, 2017: Departures: Off the Wall and Out of the Frame at Eyedrum Gallery, curated by Stephanie Smith, Dodd MFA 1997; Outliers at Callanwolde Art Center; T
In Conversation is a new program presented by the Dodd Galleries in which two people are paired and asked to an engage in a dialog on a proposed topic. For this spring's inaugural In Conversation event, Lamar Dodd Professorial Chair, Paul Pfeiffer, and Georgia State University Professor of Painting Craig Drennen will discuss their mutual admiration of the 1973 film The Exorcist.
Assistant Professor of Art Mike Calway-Fagen was one of six alumni invited to jury the 70th Annual Student Art Competition in the Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The student competition was begun in 1947 and has become one of the oldest competitions in the country and is one of the highlights of the Ewing Gallery exhibition season.
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation has announced recipients of its prestigious residency fellowships and Assistant Professor Marni Shindelman was selected as one of ten artists, writers, and musicians from throughout the U.S. and Canada who will spend three weeks at Rauschenberg’s twenty-acre estate on Captiva Island, Florida in fall 2017.