Lamar Dodd School of Art

Class of 2015: Carmen Kraus

Posted 2 years 8 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 9 months ago
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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...

Lamar Dodd Open House

Posted 2 years 9 months ago
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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 11 months ago
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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 11 months ago
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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...

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