Fall Art Party Extravaganza!!!

Throw down with us for our Fall Art Extravaganza!!! Join us as we celebrate four (!!) new exhibitions at the Dodd Galleries. Here's what to expect: 

+ Live DJ playing tunez!
+ Wild Mural Photo Booth!!!
+ Nedza's Waffles!
+ Da'Munchiezz Food Truck!
+ Free and open to the public!! 
+ Amazing art and conversation!!

To read more about our upcoming exhibitions visit us on the web:http://art.uga.edu/galleries/upcoming-exhibitions

Art History Student Catherine Huff Presents at UGA Research Symposium

Art History major Catherine Huff presented her research on “Desires for Difference: Tastes and Collecting of Later Nineteenth-Century American Paintings” during the 2017 CURO Symposium, held at the Classic Center on Monday, April 3 and Tuesday, April 4. Her project focused on the evolution of taste in 19th c. American painting through formal analysis and original research into provenance, market history, exhibition history, and critical reception.

Jewelry & Metalwork Student Work Receives Awards at Lyndon House Juried Exhibition 

Congratulations to Jewelry and Metalwork seniors Camille Taylor and Yajing Yan, and graduate student Thomas Bosse (MFA 2017) for their inclusion in the 42nd Annual Juried Exhibition at the Lyndon House Arts Center in Athens. Yan received the Nancy Lukasiewicz Award, and both Taylor and Bosse received Merit Awards. 

BFA 2 Exhibition: Fabric Design, Sculpture, Art X, Jewelry + Metals, Scientific Illustration

Camille Taylor: BFA Jewelry and Metalwork, steel and 14kt gold

The BFA 2 exhibtion is on view Friday, April 14 through the 21st, showcasing the capstone project work of graduating BFA students in Fabric Design, Sculpture, Art X, Jewelry + Metals, and Scientific Illustration. Join the students for their exhibition opening reception Friday, April 14, 2017 from 6:00–8:00 pm in the Dodd Gallery spaces.
 

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Visiting Scholar Carrie Lambert Beatty at the Dodd

Carrie Lambert-Beatty

Carrie Lambert-Beatty is an art historian who works on art since 1960, with special interests in performance, art and politics, and the aesthetics of deception. She is the author of the book Being Watched: Yvonne Rainer and the 1960s and the essay “Make Believe: Performance and Plausibility,” among other writings. Lambert-Beatty will deliver a public lecture on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 5:30 pm in the S151 auditorium.

Fabric Students Exhibit Work and Demo Knitting in C-U-B-E Gallery This Week

Knitting: See One, Do One, Teach One is on view this week, April 3 – April 7, 2017, in the C-U-B-E Gallery on second floor north (N231). The phrase ‘See One, Do One, Teach One’ is a method  derived from western medical practices which implies how one learns a procedure, then conducts the procedure, then teaches another.  Tuesday through Friday this week, fabric students will be  demonstrating the knitting process to others in the School of Art in the C-U-B-E Gallery at the following times:

Blake Beckham lecture

BLAKE BECKHAM is a choreographer, producer, educator and movement artist in Atlanta, where she has worked for the last 15 years. She is the co-founder and director of The Lucky Penny, an award-winning nonprofit that serves as a production outlet for Beckham's choreography and a community platform to support the development of new experimental dance.

2017 Spring Break for the Arts

Spring Break for the Arts 2017 St. Louis

This past Spring Break, from March 6 to March 8, 2017, students and faculty from the Lamar Dodd School of Art went on a whirlwind tour of St. Louis’s burgeoning art and design scene. Alumna Susan Sherman generously funded a select group of nine students to go on three days of visits to museums and fashion spaces and meetings with artists and museum professionals in her hometown of St. Louis. Sherman graduated from the Grady College of Journalism at The University of Georgia in 1982 and now resides in St. Louis with her husband, David.

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