Lamar Dodd School of Art

Kudos, March 2016

Posted 2 years 1 month ago
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Our faculty, students and programs continue to distinguish the Franklin College and UGA. Notable accomplishments from the past month include:

Michael K. Johnson, an internationally recognized chemist whose work has implications for agriculture, energy and health, has been named a Regents Professor, effective July 1

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine says estimating the influence of climate change on some types of extreme events—such as heat waves, drought and heavy precipitation—is now possible. J. Marshall Shepherd contributed to...

2016 Science and Medical Illustration Exhibition

Posted 2 years 2 months ago

Combining artful representation with scientific accuracy, the science and medical illustration program in the Lamar Dodd School of Art has long been a vital training ground for medical illustrators. These artists make important contributions to training our scientists and health professionals and the Dodd is a crucial cog in the process - training promising young artists to become professional illustrators. Their work is beautiful and, coupled with the greater challenges of precision and scale, represents a fusion of accomplishment that transcends even the idea of 'combining art...

2016 Dodd Chair lecture

Posted 2 years 3 months ago
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Paul Pfeiffer’s groundbreaking work in video, sculpture, and photography uses technology to dissect the role that mass media plays in shaping consciousness. The results, often mesmerizing but always thought-provoking, will be the subject of his lecture this afternoon as the 2016 Lamar Dodd Professorial Chair:

[Pfeiffer] transforms them to inspire contemplation of the role played by mass-media in contemporary culture. Often integrating monumental and miniature scales, his works challenge viewers to take a second look at familiar objects and images. 

Drawing on a range...

Class of 2015: Carmen Kraus

Posted 2 years 5 months ago
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In just over seven days, double major Carmen Kraus (B.S. in Ecology, B.F.A. in Scienitific Illustration) will join the distinguished ranks of UGA graduates. What brought her to that unique combination of credentials?

Attending the Ecological Society of America annual meeting convinced me once and for all that I had chosen the correct career path. I went to as many lectures as I could, focusing mainly on bioremediation but also hearing some talks as varied as Amur leopard population density and kitchen gardens in France. The vast extent of research presented was exciting, and I hope...

Inspiring Art [Student]

Posted 2 years 6 months ago

We frequently share stories about Amazing Students on the UGA campus, and their achievements are indeed impressive in every case. But mother-veteran-art student in the Lamar Dodd School of Art Kelly Beavers really tips the scales about what 'amazing' can be:

Beavers, a senior photography major in UGA's Lamar Dodd School of Art, has painted a student-veteran inspired mural that will go up in the Tate Student Center on Veterans Day, Nov 11. When Beavers was in the Navy, she had the chance to paint murals on a U.S. aircraft carrier.

"I left these murals in places where I...