Lamar Dodd School of Art

Goodall-Bernal awarded Mellon Curatorial Fellowship

Posted 3 years 3 weeks ago
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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 3 years 1 month ago
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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...

Croatia Study Abroad

Posted 3 years 1 month ago
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UGA study abroad programs never cease to amaze. The Croatia program is a three-week Maymester in Croatia, one of the gems of Central Europe. Now in its 10th year, the program has had over 200 students visit the country. Croatia's rich culture coupled with crystal-clear sea, beautiful islands, countless beaches and harbors, unspoiled villages, mountains, vineyards, Roman ruins, medieval towns and baroque cities provide immersion in cultural heritage everywhere you look. The Romans and Venetians left a Latin influence on the coast, while interior’s Central European heritage is a legacy of...

Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship

Posted 3 years 2 months ago
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The Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowships in American Art are awarded to graduate students in any stage of Ph.D. dissertation research or writing, for scholarship on a topic in the history of the visual arts of the United States. One of this year's Fellowship winners is Laura Lake Smith, a doctoral candidate in art history in the Lamar Dodd School of Art for her work, Imaging the In-between: The Serial Art of Richard Tuttle:

Since 1964, the American artist Richard Tuttle (b. 1941) has made approximately 300 discrete series in the...

GMOA: Lines of Inquiry

Posted 3 years 2 months ago
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In the open time spaces (and parking spaces!) of summertime, don't forget the Georgia Museum of Art as a place to go, to explore, to enjoy and to learn. They have a full range of exhibitions on view this summer, including a collaboration with art history students from the Dodd built around a terrific survey of European drawings:

"Lines of Inquiry" features 11 drawings from the collection of Giuliano Ceseri on extended loan to the Georgia Museum of Art. Beth Fadeley, a doctoral candidate in art history at the Lamar Dodd School of Art, worked with students in...

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