Dodd Alumnus Nic Walter Combines Art and Science in Museum Work

Katharina Grosse Rockaway! exhibition, MoMA PS1

A big congratulations from the School of Art to recent alumnus Nic Walter, who joins the staff of MoMA PS1 in New York City this fall. In this position, Walter brings together his interest in art, research, and the social sciences, much as he did as an undergraduate student at The University of Georgia. Walter pursued interdisciplinary studies focsed on visual perception, graduating with a BA degree in Cognitive Sciences, a BS degree in Psychology, and a BA degree in Art History in December of 2015.

Benjamin Britton Solo Exhibition at Marcia Wood Gallery

Lucky-as-ever, hungry-as-always, 2016, oil and acrylic on canvas over panel

Assistant Professor Benjamin Britton has a solo exhibition, The Incandescent Sub-Present, opening Thursday, December 1 from 7:00–9:00pm at Marcia Wood Gallery in midtown Atlanta. An artist talk will be held on Saturday, December 17 at 1:00 pm. The show is on view through December 23rd.

Image: Lucky-as-ever, hungry-as-always, 2016. 70 x 65 in., oil and acrylic on canvas over panel

Mark Callahan Included in Interactive Exhibition in Netherlands

Animation Still, 2016.

Dodd faculty and Ideas for Creative Exploration (ICE) Artistic Director Mark Callahan has work included in Friends Only, an interactive exhibition at Gallery Vriend van Bavink in Amsterdam that opened this week and is on view through December 24. The exhibition includes more than forty international artists presenting the visual and performative aspects of contemporary virtual culture and its connection to the physical world.

Marni Shindelman Awarded 2016 Gutman Photography Fellowship


The San Francisco Foundation announced this week that Dodd Assistant Professor of Photography Marni Shindelman and her collaborator, Nate Larson of MICA in Baltimore, are recipients of the 2016 John Gutmann Photography Fellowship. The annual award is given to emerging artists who exhibit professional accomplishment, serious artistic commitment, and financial need in the field of creative photography.

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.

Painting Faculty Margaret Morrison has Solo Exhibition at NYU

Margaret Morrison’s paintings will be featured in the 13 Street level windows at Kimmel Vitrines, NYU from November 2016 through January 2017. Reliving her ‘playtime’ world of imagination, Morrison observes from a naive perspective yet tantalizes the grown-ups with an undertone both scary and delightful at once.

Morrison will give an artist talk on Thursday, Jan. 5th, 12pm–2pm in New York at Kimmel Vitrines, NYU at LaGuardia Place and West 3rd Street.


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