Improvisation in Repeat, textile design by Sara Parker and Simon Hunt, is on view through February 24, 2017 in the C-U-B-E Gallery located on the Dodd second floor north side. The work in Improvisation in Repeat is the result of a process of deconstruction and play. The pieces each execute a concept or set of guidelines which, while agreed on in advance, require reconsideration and improvisation at every stage of creation.
Artist Michael Strand will be in residence in the School of Art during the week of Feburary 6th including a public lecture on Thursday, February 9th at 5:30pm. Strand is Professor and Head of Visual Arts at North Dakota State University.
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 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.
The Athens Institute for Contemporary Art (ATHICA) is pleased to present I Swear I Saw This: the line as witness, a multi-faceted group exhibition curated by Dodd Assistant Professor Mike Calway-Fagen. The installation includes sinuous sculptural works, drawings, and writing that examine the wandering, witnessing, and becoming-the-other that take place when one writes, sculpts or draws.
February 27, 2017, 6pm
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.
The Dodd Galleries received a generous gift from alumnus Carol Lascaris to travel the exhibition Rosemary Mayer: Conceptual Work & Early Fabric Sculptures, 1969–1973 to the School of Art galleries in the fall of 2017. The exhibition traces the development of Rosemary Mayer’s work from text projects on paper to hand-dyed fabric sculptures and reproduces for the first time five process-based text pieces created by Mayer in 1969.
During the Winter Art Party Extravaganza on Friday January 27th at 7pm, the Dodd Galleries is premiering a new dance performance by CADEN:CE (Contemporary African Dance Ensemble : New Conscious Explorations). The performance piece was choreographed in response to Michi Meko's exhibition One Last Smile Before the Undertow which will open that evening. The work is an exploration of a ritual process of preparing to journey; the movers are always made aware of their temporary place in the world.