Congratulations to alumna Linnea West, who was recently promoted to Coordinator of the Contemporary & Modern Art Perspectives (C-MAP) Program at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. West graduated from the Lamar Dodd School of Art in 2015 with a Master of Art Degree in Art History with Distinction.
Dodd Alumna Meghan Moser (MFA '07 Fabric Design) is featured in Starbucks Newsroom article for creating a sleeve design which honors veterans, including her Navy SEAL father. The design is a hand block printed coffee bean in a camouflage pattern, which recognizes the 10,000 Veterans and military spouses who have been hired by Starbucks.
Growing up in a traveling military family, creating and designing was stability for Moser. She tells Starbucks:
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.
2010 Dodd graduate Rae Cook recently had an illustration featured in the Boston Globe. Cook received her BFA in Printmaking and Book Arts from UGA then went on to pursue her MFA in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art & Design.
Image: by Rae Cook for the Boston Globe (detail)
In 2013, IBM wanted to initiate a sustainable culture of design around a set of principles and practices called IBM Design Thinking. Its goal was to improve how the company creates user-oriented solutions in its products. Since then, IBM has hired over 750 additional designers, four of whom are recent grads from the University of Georgia’s Lamar Dodd School of Art. These four UGA hires currently work with IBM Design, after receiving their BFA degrees from the School of Art with a major in graphic design.
Lamar Dodd School of Art is in Denver on November 3, 2016