Following Kaleidosope: Spotlight on the Arts Opening Celebration on November 1, the South East Womens Wrestlers will be performing for the third time at the After Party at the Dodd! Refreshments and snacks will be served at 8pm, with the first throw-down of Hallokween Havoc starting at 8:30pm!
Free & open to the public.
Presented by the UGA Arts Council, the sixth annual Spotlight on the Arts festival features dozens of events and exhibitions in the visual, literary and performing arts. The 12-day festival, scheduled for November 1-12, includes museum tours, discussions with writers, concerts, dance and dramatic performances. The festival kicks off Nov.
On October 25, 2017 students from Lamar Dodd School of Art will be honored by the City of Rutledge, GA for their outstanding work creating the town’s Memorial Day mural Never Forgotten, completed this past May. The mural honors the veterans who have served in the United States military, which was commissioned by the Rutledge Garden Club. The group of students will be honored with a bronze plaque that bears the names of the students.
"John Freyer wants to speak with you...over a jar of water, a cup of coffee, or a plate of spaghetti. And whether or not you are aware of it (it’s fine with him either way), he regards your time together as both an offering and an artwork. Freyer’s particular blending of conversation and small acts of kindness might seem like a curious approach to art-making, but it is rooted in several traditions, drawn from inside and outside of contemporary art.” —Lauren Ross, Curator
Photographer Zanele Muholi and curator Amelie Klein will discuss High Museum of Art's exhibit Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design at Lamar Dodd School of Art Friday, October 13, 2017 in room S151. The Willson Center will partner with the High Museum to host this free, public conversation.
UGA alumna Susan Sherman graduated from the Grady College of Journalism at The University of Georgia in 1982. In recent years, she has enhanced learning at the Lamar Dodd School of Art with an innovative and personal model of philanthropy.
Michael Kemling (Ph.D Art History '13) organized three panels at University of North Georgia (UNG) campuses around the recent controversy over Confederate monuments. The first was held in Gainesville on October 2, 2017, with more than 100 in attendance. The second was held in Watkinsville on October 9, 2017, and the third will be at Dahlonega on October 16, 2017.
Students at the Lamar Dodd School of Art recently completed a new mural in the town of Tignall, Georgia. Hannah Duggan (Painting), Katherine Eidson (Drawing), Young Lim Lee (Painting), Benjamin Thrash (Art Education), and Lucy Wellborn (Graphic Design) worked for over a month on the project with student project leader Gunnar Tarsa, who recently graduated with a BFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of Art. The cross-departmental team was supervised by painting professor Joseph Norman.
Marie Svoboda, a conservator in the Department of Antiquities at the J. Paul Getty Museum, will deliver the 2017 Shouky Shaheen lecture on the APPEAR project on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 5:30 pm in room S150 titled, The APPEAR Collaboration: A Comparative Study of Ancient Romano-Egyptian Mummy Portraits.