Lamar Dodd School of Art

Lamar Dodd Open House

Posted 2 years 6 months ago

One of the most interesting, constantly changing and thorough-going testaments to the making of, study of and enjoyment of art is our Lamar Dodd School of Art. And tonight, the Dodd throws open its doors for an Open House to celebrate the Spotlight on the Arts festival:

Well now is your chance for the full Dodd experience! Come out and explore the work of students and artists at the various Dodd facilities, including demonstration and talks on fabric design, printmaking and book arts, drawing and painting, graphic design, ceramics, interior design, photography, jewelry,...

Dodd Galleries lectures and exhibitions

Posted 2 years 8 months ago

An active gallery operation at a major art school produces a week like this at the Lamar Dodd School of Art:

1) Today, 2pm Farrah Karapetian Visiting Artist lecture in S151 2) Wednesday 10:10 am S150 Birdcap and Nosey lecture (performance for Foundations classes!)  3) Thursday, 2:30pm, ARCHIVE FEVER S150 -- visiting artists J. Parker Valentine & Elizabeth Jaeger and Post MFA Fellow in sculpture Courtney McCellen and Photo grad Janelle Young will present 10-15 images. 4) Thursday, 5:30pm, S151 Emory prof, Lisa Lee discusses Berlin-based sculpture and installation artist, Isa...

BURNAWAY - Twombly - West

Posted 2 years 8 months ago

BURNAWAY is an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide coverage of the arts in and from Atlanta and the South, to support vibrant creative communities in the region. The Emerging Art Writers Mentorship Program seeks to develop the voices of new art writers. Linnea West is a participant in the program who is pursuing a master’s in art history at the Dodd and who wrote an essay on Cy Twombly’s series of paintings Le Quattro Stagioni (The Four Seasons):

There was a specific moment when I fell in love with contemporary art; I was 19, a prime age for falling in...

Goodall-Bernal awarded Mellon Curatorial Fellowship

Posted 2 years 9 months ago

Art history major in the Lamar Dodd School of Art Nina Goodall-Bernal has been awarded a multi-year Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship, among only 20 given nationwide by the Andrew Mellon Foundation through 5 American museums:

Goodall-Bernal participated in a High Museum Summer Academy this May and will spend two additional years working with High Museum curators to receive mentorship and training during the academic year and intensive internships each summer until her graduation from UGA. The fellowship also includes travel to meet with other award recipients at...

Britton reviewed in Art in America

Posted 2 years 10 months ago

The work of Lamar Dodd School of Art assistant professor of drawing and painting Benjamin Britton was reviewed in Art in America earlier this year:

Like many other artists whose works “hover between abstraction and representation”—pick your cliché—Britton employs elements from both ends of that spectrum. At first, the paintings, all oil on canvas over panel, appear overwhelmingly abstract. Yet landscapes, maps, decorative objects, figures and other representative components emerge after extended viewing. Britton—a UCLA MFA who teaches at the University of Georgia—often thrusts the...