2017 Dodd Scholarship Recipients

Top Scholar Awards

Undergraduate

Kendal King

Graduate

Laura Lake Smith


Merit Scholarships

ALBERT CHRIST-JANER SCHOLARSHIP

Oliver William
Amanda Manowksi

C. CLIFTON CHANDLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Laura Douglas
Megan Flory
Paul Hwang
Leah Wochele

ALERTA CORLEY SCHOLARSHIP

Mary Callier

BAILEY ART SCHOLARSHIP

Rebecca Gross
Joshua Johnson
Usha Rahn

School of Art Students Create Mural in Rutledge, GA

On Saturday May 13, 2017, Lamar Dodd School of Art students completed a large public mural honoring veterans in Rutledge, GA. This project came about through an agreement with the Rutledge Garden Club. President of the club Pam Strapp initially reached out to School of Art Professor Joseph Norman. She wanted to know if he would be interested in engaging his students to create a new mural that would honor and salute veterans who have served in the military.

Janice Simon Receives First-Year Odyssey Award

Image: Janice Simon with First Year Odyssey Seminar Award

Dr. Janice Simon is one of five UGA faculty to receive a 2017 First-Year Odyssey Seminar Teaching Award for her course, “Looking at Art in the Georgia Museum of Art.” Simon, a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Art History, introduces her students to the museum’s academic, research and public service missions for the university and the state through this course.

Dodd Students Help Teach Reuse at Local Middle School

Coile Middle School Material Reuse Program

Collaborating across University of Georgia departments, Lamar Dodd School of Art students design and teach a new curriculum based on recycled wood and hands-on learning to local middle schoolers. As part of a broader sustainability initiative, the University’s Material Reuse Program salvages materials from construction and demolition sites in order to reuse them for landscape projects.

Graduate Student Alexis Spina Receives Dean’s Award

MFA candidate Alexis Spina won one of the competitive Graduate School Dean's Award, a monetary award to help cover expenses related to final research projects. The Dean’s Award Fund assists graduate students in defraying the cost of doing research toward their dissertations or theses. The fund covers the cost of collecting data or performing other aspects of research by graduate students, in this case an idea called Parking Space. Spina describes the project: 

Standing Room Only: A Book Arts Exhibition in the Bridge Gallery

Image: Installation View of Standing Room Only

Standing Room Only is an exhibition by Eileen Wallace's Advanced Book Arts undergraduate and graduate students. Students include CC Calloway, Caty Cowsert, Jessica Denton, Jamie Diaz, Arron Foster, Erin Geagon, Johanna Norry, Selena Roth, Shelbie Sanderson, Garrison Taylor, and Luke Webster. The exhibition is on view at the Bridge Gallery, third floor of the Dodd, through April 21.

Clarke Atlanta University Presents Exhibition of Joseph Norman Prints

Strange Fruits Variations, Lithographs on Paper, 1999

Clarke Atlanta University exhibits Professor Joseph Norman’s lithographs from his series Strange Fruit, Autumn Berlin, and Out at Home in an exhibition titled Joseph Norman: Variations of a Theme. The Clarke Atlanta University Art Museum revisits these works from their permanent collection until May 26, 2017. This grouping of his work is described by the CAU Art Museum:

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