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Art alumna awarded 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship

Posted 1 week 3 days ago
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Lamar Dodd School of Art alumna Kristine Potter, who received a BFA in Photography and an A.B. in Art History (2003), has been awarded a 2018 Guggenheim memorial Foundation Fellowship:

The Foundation offers Fellowships to further the development of scholars and artists by assisting them to engage in research in any field of knowledge and creation in any of the arts, under the freest possible conditions and irrespective of race, color, or creed. The Foundation receives approximately 3,000 applications each year. Although no one who applies is guaranteed success in the competition,...

New Interdisciplinary Certificate for Museum Studies

Posted 2 weeks 18 hours ago
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An announcement from the department of history today touts the establishment of a new certificate for students interested in a career in museums. Open to all undergrad & post-baccalaureate students, the new interdisciplinary Certificate in Museum Studies program is under the direction of associate professor of history Akela Reason. Reason helped establish and is now the director of the Summer Program in Public History in Washington D.C. in 2016. This new program is designed to further efforts to help students find their way into the many career opportunities afforded by museums all...

Howe featured in "New Poetry by Indigenous Women"

Posted 1 month 6 days ago
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Eidson Distinguished Professor of American Literature in the department of English LeAnne Howe is a featured writer in Literary Hub's series "New Poetry by Indigenous Women," curated by Natalie Diaz.

According to the editor:

"This feature of indigenous women is meant to ... offer myriad ways of “poetic” and linguistic experience—a journey through or across memory, or imagination, across pain or joy or the impossibility of each, across our bodies of land and water and flesh and ink—an ever-shifting, ever-returning, ever-realizing map of movement, of discovery, of possibility,...

Capturing Science contest winners

Posted 6 months 1 week ago
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Congratulations to the student winners of the Inaugural Capturing Science contest sponsored by the University of Georgia Libraries and the Office of Research to communicate science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, concepts using any media or genre:

In the graduate category, the first-place winner [microbiology PhD candidate] Megan Prescott received $500 for her submission “Designing Science-Fashion Content.” Katlin Shae [3rd year MFA student, sculpture] won second place and $250 for her art exhibition entry The Woven Quantum, and [first year PhD student, Poultry...

Making art from curiosity: a graduate story

Posted 7 months 4 weeks ago
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The new issue of the UGA Graduate School Magazine features stories on four Franklin students and recent alumni, including MFA graduate Amanda Scheutzow:

Scheutzow discusses other mutated creations, including her birds, which are called “the Watchers.” Again, the tiny tableaus featuring these apocalyptic birds are jarring yet meaningful…artful, yet somehow musing.

Now working in San Francisco since completing her degree this year, Scheutzow is employed in a high-end “bench jewelry” store. Bench jewelers are somewhat rare in a world that is increasingly mass-produced, as bench...

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