Lamar Dodd School of Art

Happy New Year, Welcome back, La Mostra

Posted 1 year 5 months ago
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Welcome back to all staff and faculty, as well as to the many students trickling back into town today and tomorrow. Happy New Year and best wishes for a great 2017.

Study abroad is always top of mind as Spring semester begins - students, if you haven't discovered a program of interest for later this year, now is the time. There are many opportunities in the Franklin College and beyond. 

One of UGA's flagship programs is the Cortona Study Abroad program, which ramps us into the new year with a reunuion exhibition beginning this week in the Dodd - La Mostra:

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John Daniel "Jack" Kehoe, 1927 – 2016

Posted 1 year 5 months ago
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Faculty member, leader and great friend of the University of Georgia, the Franklin College, and the Lamar Dodd School of Art Jack Kehoe passed away on December 16. From the Cortona Italy Alumni Association:

“Jack” Kehoe, a native of Michigan, was recognized internationally as an extraordinarily talented artist, respected educator, and a true Renaissance man in every sense.  He was a wonderful father and devoted husband.  His dauntless character led him to join the Merchant Marines during WWII.  His adventurous spirit spurred additional travel after the war to Japan and other...

2016 Shouky Shaheen Distinguished Lecturer Suzanne Massie

Posted 1 year 8 months ago
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The author who wrote, together with her then husband Robert K. Massie, the influential book Nicholas and Alexandra: An Intimate Account of the Last of the Romanovs and the Fall of the Russian Empire, Suzanne Massie will deliver the 2016 Shouky Shaheen Distinguished Lecture in the Lamar Dodd School of Art on Friday September 23 at 5:30 p.m. in room S150:

Massie is both the 2016 Shouky Shaheen Distinguished Lecturer in the Arts and keynote speaker for the museum’s two-day symposium on Russian art and the history of collecting Russian art in the U.S. Massie, together with her former...

Painting the Luster: Margaret Morrison

Posted 1 year 9 months ago

Lamar Dodd School of Art associate professor and chair of painting and drawing Margaret Morrison is the subject of an expansive feature and interview in the current issue of the international art publication WideWalls:

Recently, Margaret Morrison made her largest and most demanding painting to date and, it is safe to say, her most breathtaking work so far. Entitled Atomic No. 47, this oil on canvas is as big as 72 x 96 inches (183 x 144 cm) and it is a representation of a table covered in antique silver objects, from statues to bowls, teapots, candle holders. The way...

Spectra: Lamar Dodd School of Art Faculty Exhibition

Posted 1 year 9 months ago

The School of Art presents a special faculty exhibition, Spectra, with an opening reception tonight at 6 p.m. in the Dodd Galleries:

Spectra relates to a broad array of ideas or objects, all falling on a continuum which aptly describes the works by artists teaching at the Lamar Dodd School of Art featured in this exhibition. Such artists include Benjamin Britton, an abstract painter who creates works that represent or embody their own conditions as he makes explicit reference to weather conditions like moisture, temperature, pressure, and wind speed. Marni Shindelman is a...