Lamar Dodd School of Art

Croatia Study Abroad

Posted 2 years 10 months ago

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 2 years 11 months ago

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 2 years 11 months ago



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...

Dodd graduation coin

Posted 3 years 2 weeks ago
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Honestly, we have so many fantastic stories from around Franklin every single day, it's easy to get used to. But this is just cool: graduates of the Lamar Dodd School of Art will receive a commemorative graduation coin at commencement this afternoon, made at the Dodd, by faculty and students at the Dodd, for graduates of the Dodd:

Graduates of the Lamar Dodd School of Art will receive a commemorative medallion at the May 6 commencement ceremony. The medallion, a coin cast in white bronze, designed by jewelry + metals professor Mary Hallam Pearse, and manufactured in the...

Art in Embassies

Posted 3 years 3 weeks ago
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The UGA campus is replete with people doing wonderful work - whether teaching, making art, conducting research, or some combination of all of these (and yes, that does exist), so much goes on that it can be easy to miss some of the sublime trees for the enchanted forest. One of those trees would be artwork by associate professor of painting Margaret Morrison, which been on prominent display in the U.S. embassy residence in Tel Aviv since 2012:

AiE[Art in Embassies] falls under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State.  The Program was founded in 1963 with the mission of...