Katie Geha, Director of the Dodd Galleries in the School of Art, will travel to Nanjing, China to take part in organizing the 3rd Annual Nanjing Arts Festival held at the new Baija Lake Museum. The exhibition, which runs from November 12, 2016 to February 12, 2017 explores the theme “Historicode: Scarcity and Supply” and features over 315 artists selected from a panel of international curators.
News from Associate Director, Kristine Schramer, indicated that all was well in Cortona. As we find out more about the surrounding areas, we will keep you posted.
Lamar Dodd School of Art is in Denver on November 3, 2016
A solo exhibition of new work by Paul Pfeiffer, the current Lamar Dodd Professorial Chair, opened October 13 at Paula Cooper Gallery in New York City. Known for his innovative manipulation of digital media, Pfeiffer recasts the visual language of spectacle to uncover its psychological, cultural, and racial underpinnings.
The solo exhibition But the Clouds is on view at the Museum of Art at Piedmont College in Demorest, Georgia featuring Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Moon Jung Jang’s most recent work in which she utilizes systems as visual forms to explore the visual concepts of simultaneity, transformation, duality, modularity, and ambivalence to translate paradoxical and inseparable relationships between space-time, structure-light, time-time, space-space, time-light–color, and time-age.
Wallaces teaches in the Printmaking and Book Arts area in the Lamar Dodd School of Art where she focues on letterpress printing, papermaking and bookbinding.
Read the article and view the featured work at collegebookart.org
The Lamar Dodd School of Art has secured resources toward the establishment of a new Art Library, scheduled to open this coming spring. This outpost of the UGA Libraries will be housed in the School of Art and will be an invaluable asset for students working in the fields of art, art history and art education. In conjunction with the new Dodd Library, the School of Art is pleased to announce that Lindsey Reynolds joins the faculty in the new position of Dodd Librarian.
Professor Ted Saupe and Professor Emeritus Ron Meyers both have exhibitions of their work opening at AKAR Gallery in Iowa City, Iowa on September 30th. Saupe has 30 pieces in the exhibit of new work that are all hand built porcelain loosely based on traditional pottery forms which have been covered in graffiti like brush drawings, depicting images and words that appeal to Saupe.
Director of the Lamar Dodd School of Art Chris Garvin has been selected as one the university’s 2016–2017 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellow, along with three other University of Georgia faculty members.
Associate Professor of Art and Area Chair for Jewelry and Metals, Mary Pearse is participating in “Shadow Themes: Finding the Present in the Past”, featuring 33 American women jewelers. Opening September 8 through October 16, 2016. A reception for the artists will be held on Thursday, September 8th, from 6-8pm.
CrossPass is a project featuring collaborative and solo works by artists Demitra Thomloudis, and Motoko Furuhashi that examines place through expanded media and the intimate lens of jewelry and small objects. The project targets a distinctive stretch of the Interstate 10 corridor connecting the unique borderplex region of El Paso, Texas to Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Read more about this exhibition and the artist HERE
Dodd Associate Professor of Art, Jon Swindler exhibiting at North Seattle College Art Gallery. “material culture” which is a group exhibition focusing on collage and assemblage. The selected artists stretch the classical definition of collage through their explorations of scale, scope, and their unique manipulation of materials. All of the work operates in a society that has primed each of us, individually, to absorb an abundance of information.