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.
"Artist + Art + Audience: Looking at the Whole Equation"
During the Winter Art Party Extravaganza!! on 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 also be opening 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.
On February 1, the performance For You will bring together music, sound, video, and installation art in an original composition in the atrium of the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Starting from 6 pm, groups of visitors will be hosted in 20-minute sequences during the 2-hour cyclical performance. For You takes participants on a symbolic journey involving a 16-foot boat, a wooden pavilion, and a room of dancing shadows and projections that deals thematically with the idea of offering and receiving.
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.
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.
"From the Ground Up" is a small group exhibition at the Greenville Museum of Art in Greenville, North Carolina that highlights the work of the graduate students in the Jewelry & Metalwork program at The University of Georgia. By displaying research in conjunction with the work, the artists allow for an intimate look into what fuels each of their processes.
In Conversation is a new program presented by the Dodd Galleries where we pair two people and ask them to an engage in a dialogue. For this round, Dodd Professorial Chair, Paul Pfeiffer, and Craig Drennen, Professor of Painting at Georgia State University, will discuss their mutual love of the film The Exorcist.
The BFA 3 exhibtion is on view Friday, April 28 through the May 5, showcasing the capstone project work of graduating BFA students in Photography, Printmaking, Interior Design. Join the students for their exhibition closing reception Thursday, May 4 from 6:00–8:00 pm in the Dodd Gallery spaces.
Images: CC Calloway, Installation views from Self Storage
Join us in celebrating the capstone project work of graduating BFA students in Textile Design, Sculpture, Art X, Jewelry + Metals, and Scientific Illustration.
Image: Camille Taylor, BFA Jewelry and Metalwork, steel and 14kt gold
Join us in celebrating the thesis work of graduating BFA students in Painting + Drawing, Art Education, & Graphic Design.