Dr. Asen Kirin: “Exuberance of Meaning: The Art Patronage of Catherine the Great (1762-1796)”

Receives honorable mention in the “Art” category from Foreword Reviews’ IndieFab Book of the Year Awards

Exuberance of Meaning: The Art Patronage of Catherine the Great (1762-1796), published by the Georgia Museum of Art in conjunction with the exhibition mounted there in 2013, received an honorable mention in the “Art” category from Foreword Reviews’ IndieFab Book of the Year Awards. Dr. Asen Kirin, who is this volume’s primary author, also served as a guest curator of the exhibition.

School of Art Maymester in New York City

Lamar Dodd School of Art students take part in first-ever UGA field study in contemporary art

30 Lamar Dodd School of Art students recently returned from New York City where they spent three weeks during the 2014 Maymester. The experience was a field study short course (May 13- June 4) taught by a team of UGA art faculty members – Isabelle Loring Wallace, Mary Hallam Pearse and Marni Shindelman. For 25 undergraduate and five graduate students, the experience was an opportunity to immerse in one of the center of the contemporary art world.

Trifecta Clay Perfecta

Trifecta Clay Perfecta is an outstanding exhibit showcasing the ceramic work of UGA professors Ted Saupe and Sun Koo Yuh along with UGA emeritus professor Ron Meyers. 

Trifecta Clay Perfecta
Members’ Gallery
Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation
Watkinsville, GA 30677
August 29 - September 17, 2014

Honored Educator - Mary Ruth Moore

The Society for Photographic Education recognizes UGA photography professor Mary Ruth Moore with the Southeast Regional SPE Honored Educator award, presented at the 2014 regional conference in Greenville, North Carolina, October 11, 2014.

It is for much more than teaching photography. She has shown us how to move through the world, how to see, open to awe and wonder and light, and a special appreciation for telling stories (especially those involving family, the civil war, or UGA football - GO DAWGS!). 

New Website and Hours for the Visual Resources Center

Visual Resources Center has expanded hours and a new website!

The Visual Resources Center (VRC) is an instructional support unit and digital projects lab that serves faculty and students in the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia. The VRC houses and maintains media collections and equipment relevant to teaching, research, and creative work in the visual arts, and provides access to workspace areas and computer stations equipped with scanners and imaging software.

“OC” Carlisle Solo Art Exhibition

“OC” Carlisle, Scientific Illustration (BFA candidate 2014), Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia (UGA), will present a solo art exhibition of illustrations, fine art and photography.

The exhibition will be at the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), Candler Hall, UGA, with a reception hosted by Dean Stephanie Lindquist, Friday afternoon, October 10, 2014, from 3 - 5 PM. The exhibition will be on displaythrough the end of Spring semester 2015. 

Crystal Bridges national ‘State of the Art’ exhibition features UGA professor, alumni

Shindelman, Gallaspy, Powers included in contemporary survey

Athens, Ga. - A national exhibition at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, is highlighting the work of two alumni and one faculty member from the Lamar Dodd School of Art.

"State of the Art : Discovering American Art Now," on view through Jan. 19, features more than 100 American artists selected as the result of over 1,000 studio visits by Crystal Bridges curators who traveled the country seeking to discover artists whose work had not yet been recognized nationally.

Art X Instructor Chris Cogan at Studio des Ursulines, Paris

Chris Cogan will show his latest 16mm film: “NO MOON” at Studio des Ursulines in Paris in November 2014. 

The studio is a historic site famous for the scandal that broke out during the premiere of Germaine Dulac’s “The Seashell and the Clergyman” in 1928.

Light Cone Paris will be presenting a selection of contemporary experimental work made between 2012-2014 from a group of international artists based in Europe and North America.
Further information:


Studio des Ursulines
10 Rue des Ursulines
75005 Paris


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