Now this is our version of micro-small business Tuesday - businesses before they are businesses, buying from artists while they are still students. It's the student-made jewelry sale in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, 10 am to 3 pm, today only.
UPDATE: I was just over there and... it's a ceramics sale, too. Through tomorrow. Presents!
More and more, students from the Lamar Dodd School of Art are leading the way in a variety of areas that include thinking about how our society deals with waste:
Lindsay Pennington, a senior from Albany majoring in sculpture at the UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art, is challenging the way people think about waste. Her senior exit show, "The Salon from Refuse," features sculptures from discarded materials and converts a 40-yard dumpster into a gallery for visual and performance art. The exhibit opens Nov. 15 on America Recycles Day in the school of art with a reception from 7-9 p.m. and...
Art exhibition presents Georgia History up close
By JESSICA LUTON email@example.com
Visitors to Saturday’s opening reception for the ATHICA and Georgia Virtual History Project exhibit “Seen/Unseen” were treated to a display of digital local history projects by UGA and Athens Academy students, as well as artworks and archival pieces by local artists and residents.
Many of the pieces were of particular importance to the documentation of the local Athens community’s oft-overlooked enslaved African Americans and African American history in Athens.
Modernist painting has a very strong pull and appeal, whether or not one is familiar with its history. The forms and images that were created in the early part of the 20th century speak to something elemental within all of us, a natural aesthetic ease accessed by painting, music and literature that is simple yet challenging. It's a dichotomy to which we respond well - and at least one reason that the work of Paul Klee, Erik Satie and James Joyce have enjoyed such staying power. We enjoy the elegance and complexity of the imagery.
To take this discussion to a much higher level than I...
Great news this month about our faculty, students and alumni. A few of the highlight of accomplishments and awards in the Franklin College:
University Professor Lynn Billard of the department of statistics was selected to receive the 2013 Florence Nightingale David award by the Committee of Presidents of the Statistical Societies. The award recognizes a female statistician who exemplifies David’s contributions to education, science and public service.
Henry “Fritz” Schaefer, Graham Perdue Professor of Chemistry in the department of chemistry, has been...