Music in the Galleries: Safety Second

Safety Second is a flute and percussion duo dedicated to the performance of new music. They seek to break the mold of traditional performance practice and to engage with their audience. For their first recital, held at the Dodd Galleries, the duo asks the audience to move about the gallery during the performance to view the exhibition Rosemary Mayer: Beware of All Definitions and to encourage the experience of new and different sounds.

9th Annual Making Masters Exhibition

Shawn Campbell, Herschel Walker's Mouthgaurd

Each year, the Madison Museum of Fine Art in Madison, Georgia exhibits works by Dodd MFA students, curated by Dodd MA Art History students in the exhibition Making Masters. This year’s 9th Annual Making Masters exhibition is on view from September 23 through October 14, 2017.

Art History MA candidates and members of the Association of Graduate Art Students Cicely Hazell and Abigail Kosberg curated this exhibition. Featured are works by the following Dodd MFA students:

School Welcomes Forest Kelley as Photography Fellow

Forest Kelley, Michael

The Photography area welcomes its newest Fellow Forest Kelley. The Fellow in Photography is an ongoing program at the School of Art that provides a year of teaching and support for a recent MFA graduate. Kelley is a photographer with teaching experience who will contribute to all aspects of the photo community.

ABOVE IMAGE: Forest Kelley, Michael's Cabin, 1983/1998, 2012, 30 x 40 inches, photographs and screw

Scholar-in-residence Ju Yeon Kim collaborates with Kwon in Interior Design

Ju Yeon Kim

This year, the Lamar Dodd School of Art is hosting a scholar in residence for the first time. Dr. Ju Yeon Kim comes to the School from Seoul, Korea where she is an associate professor of Interior Architectural Design at Soongsil University. During her time in residence, she will conduct research with Dr. Jain Kwon, assistant professor of Interior Design. Kim and Kwon are investigating neuro-phenomenological approaches to affective perception in built environments. Neuro-phenomenology is a relatively new field.

Professor Norman has work Featured in Maryland and Boston Exhibitions

Image: Joseph Norman, Four Little Girls No. 3 from the series Jim Crow's Scarecrows

Professor of Drawing and Painting Joseph Norman currently has artwork on display at the University of Maryland’s David C. Driskell Center. The exhibition, The Last Ten Years: In Focus, showcases art and archive acquisitions made during the last decade to add to its expansive permanent collection of African, African American, and African Diasporic artwork.

Dodd Associate Professor Featured in New Book, "Narrative Jewelry"

Associate Professor Mary Hallam Pearse’s piece Feeding Desire is one of the images featured on the cover of the new book, Narrative Jewelry: Tales from the ToolboxNarrative Jewelry showcases today’s makers, ranging from newly graduated students to the luminaries of the jewelry world, who are a broad representation of the narrative jewelry genre, designed to evoke a range of thoughts and feelings. 

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