Melissa Harshman was a visiting artist at Swoope Editions in Maitland, Florida on February 10th during which time she worked with Dodd alumnus Larry Cooper (MFA 2002) on an edition of forty screenprints. Harshman also has a solo exhibition at Swoope Gallery on view through March 3, 2017.
Asssitant Professor Demitra Thomloudis is an invited presenter at the 38th Yuma Art Symposium, held February 23–25, 2017 in Yuma, Arizona. This immersion art event hosts exhibitions, events, demonstrations and presentations given by nationally and internationally recognized emerging artists. It is one of the most eclectic educational arts forums in the country. This year’s ten invited presenters represent various discipines including metal, clay, photography, printmaking, wood, mixed media, and sculpture.
School of Art Assistant Professor of Art Mike Calway-Fagen is a visiting artist at Brigham Young University in Salt Lake City, Utah this week where he will deliver a public lecture on Thursday, February 2 about his art practice. His visit is sponsored by the University's Department of Visual Art and the BYU Museum of Art. On Friday the 3rd Calway-Fagen will lead a workshop titled What Do You Do For A Living.
Associate Professor of Art History Isabelle Loring Wallace will deliver a public talk on February 14th at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in which she responds to the eponymous exhibition, Wim Delvoye. Belgian artist Wim Delvoye's work is on view though March 19 and is organized by DHC/ART, a Canadian organization dedicated to the presentation of contemporary art.
The Dodd's new Art Librarian, Lindsey Reynolds, will feature a curated collection of artists' books from the Birmingham Museum Library's collection in the exhibition Third Space: Shifting Conversations About Contemporary Art. The exhibition opens at the Birmingham Museum of Art on January 27th, 2017.
Madrigal, a solo exhibition of constructed drawings by Dodd faculty member Imi Hwangbo, will be on view at the Michele Mercaldo Studio in Boston, MA from January to February 2017.
Three School of Art faculty have been awarded various funding to support their research during 2017–2018 from the University’s Willson Center for Humanities & Arts, which promotes research and creativity in the humanities and arts.
Assistant Professor Benjamin Britton has a solo exhibition, The Incandescent Sub-Present, opening Thursday, December 1 from 7:00–9:00pm at Marcia Wood Gallery in midtown Atlanta. An artist talk will be held on Saturday, December 17 at 1:00 pm. The show is on view through December 23rd.
Image: Lucky-as-ever, hungry-as-always, 2016. 70 x 65 in., oil and acrylic on canvas over panel
The Columbia Museum of Art, SC, has purchased a major jumbo print from Professor Joe Norman, titled Strange Fruit, 1999. This large format lithographic triptych measures 42" by 90", and is from the series Strange Fruit.
Dodd faculty and Ideas for Creative Exploration (ICE) Artistic Director Mark Callahan has work included in Friends Only, an interactive exhibition at Gallery Vriend van Bavink in Amsterdam that opened this week and is on view through December 24. The exhibition includes more than forty international artists presenting the visual and performative aspects of contemporary virtual culture and its connection to the physical world.
The San Francisco Foundation announced this week that Dodd Assistant Professor of Photography Marni Shindelman and her collaborator, Nate Larson of MICA in Baltimore, are recipients of the 2016 John Gutmann Photography Fellowship. The annual award is given to emerging artists who exhibit professional accomplishment, serious artistic commitment, and financial need in the field of creative photography.
Margaret Morrison’s paintings will be featured in the 13 Street level windows at Kimmel Vitrines, NYU from November 2016 through January 2017. Reliving her ‘playtime’ world of imagination, Morrison observes from a naive perspective yet tantalizes the grown-ups with an undertone both scary and delightful at once.
Morrison will give an artist talk on Thursday, Jan. 5th, 12pm–2pm in New York at Kimmel Vitrines, NYU at LaGuardia Place and West 3rd Street.
Margaret Morrison's painting, "“Flying in Formation,” will be featured at the Georgia Museum of Art. In collaboration with the Georgia Review, the Georgia
Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition “Storytelling: The Georgia Review's 70th Anniversary Art Retrospective” from Nov. 5 to Jan. 29.
The book Ave Maria, a collaboration between Rylan Steele and Nora Wendl, was recently published by Savannah, GA-based independent press Aint–Bad. Steele is a widely exhibited photographer who teaches at Columbus State University (GA) as Associate Professor of Photography. In 2007, he received his Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography from the Lamar Dodd School of Art.
“SunKoo Yuh: Grafted Stories” opens at the Miami Dade College Museum of Art + Design (MDC Museum) on November 30 with a solo presentation of work by Professor SunKoo Yuh. Yuh teaches ceramics at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Displaying art made over the past 12 years, the exhibition features large-format porcelain tiles and ceramic sculptures in addition to works on paper.
above image: SunKoo Yuh, Repatriations