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"Off the Wall" Show by Foundations Students on View Through March 14

Off the Wall is a group exhibition by thirty first-year art students in Professor Imi Hwangbo's foundations Color and Composition classes. Working in small collaborative groups, students created large-scale drawings in black masking tape on the walls and floor of the Foundation​s Project Space in N105 of the main Dodd building. The show is on view March 2 through 14, 2017 and is open to the public.

Group Exhibition in Atlanta Features Dodd MFA Candidates

The Lamar Dodd School of Art is pleased to present Clues & Scientific Method, a group exhibition at Marcia Wood Gallery in Atlanta featuring Dodd MFA candidates working across a variety of media. Editor and artistic director of ART PAPERS Victoria Camblin, selected the artists for their research-based method of production and evidentiary qualities or approaches. “While visiting the graduate studios in Athens I noticed an investigative or diagnostic impulse in work being made in all disciplines,” says Camblin.

Solo Exhibition by Dodd Grad Student Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay

South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, South Carolina recently opened a solo exhibition of work by Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay in the art school’s FAB gallery. Mukhopadhyay is a second-year graduate student in the Photography department at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. For the exhibition Pre/Post/Eros, Mukhopadhyay brought together a series of photographs, including several large-format prints, with video and sculptural installations. 

Dodd Student Collaborates to Win Watershed Design Competition

Perspectival Narration of Ecological Entrainment

Dodd MFA candidate Zachary Harris, along with College of Environment and Design student Kiley Aguar, submitted one of two winning proposals to Watershed UGA’s Daylighting the Watershed design competition. Watershed UGA—an interdisciplinary initiative on campus that aims to create a culture of sustainability focused on campus waterways—awarded prizes of $1,000 each to two teams of UGA students—two different campus watershed locations— for their winning design ideas that helped raising awareness of water issues and motivate people to care about them.

Ceramic Student Organization Holiday Pottery Sale

The holidays are upon us. It is time to turn our thoughts to this season's shopping list. What better than a unique, handcrafted item from the students of Lamar Dodd School of Art?

The members of the Ceramic Student Organization offer up their wares for your holiday shopping this Wednesday and Thursday. The sale is open to the public and parking is available at the Performing Arts Center Deck at 230 River Road.

The sale will be found in the atrium of the Lamar Dodd School of Art at 270 River Road.

Four Dodd Undergrads Nominated for Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Four Dodd undergraduate student artist-scholars have been nominated to join the Phi Beta Kappa honor society this fall. Phi Beta Kappa is the nation's oldest and most widely known academic honorary society. Election to membership is a distinguished academic honor.

Congratulations to these senior studio art majors:

Katherine Boudreau: double major in Photography & Advertising/PR

Kendal King: Painting

Matthew Ruhlin: Painting and Computer Science minor

Art History Student has Essay Featured in UGA Undergrad Journal


Art History major Caroline Harvey (B.A. anticipated December 2016) had her essay “Seduction in the Male Form as Pathway to the Divine: Evocation of Michelangelo in Caravaggio’s Amor Vincit Omnia and Saint John the Baptist” selected for publication in this fall's issue of The Classic, the UGA Writing Intensive Program’s journal of undergraduate writing and research. The essay, written in Dr.

Dodd Graduate Students Win at Spotlight on the Arts Research Competition

Dodd graduate students won three of four awards at the recent 4 minutes, 33 seconds: Spotlight on Scholarship event held in conjunction with the campus Spotlight on the Arts festival this past Friday, November 4th. This third-annual competition featured both poster sessions and presentations about research in the arts conducted by University of Georgia graduate students and awarded cash prizes for research to winners.

Skill Swap Workshops: First Year MFA Candidates Share Expertise with School Community

This past weekend eight first-year MFA students in the Lamar Dodd School of Art shared a variety of their favorite techniques and tools with faculty, students and staff of the School in the first annual Skill Swap Workshops. The students are all enrolled in a new course that looks at the methods and practice of college-level teaching. From backward course design principles to creative ideation and critique rubrics, the course is preparing the next generation of graduate teaching assistants and future art and design professors.


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