Lamar Dodd School of Art

Dodd graduation coin

Posted 3 years 3 months 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 months 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...

Jasper Johns by Isabelle Wallace

Posted 3 years 3 months ago

Associate professor of art history Isabelle Loring Wallace talks about her recent Phaidon Focus book on Jasper Johns in this interview,



Dodd MFA Exit 2015

Posted 3 years 4 months ago

We practice and teach professional ambition throughout the Franklin College, and nowhere more vigorously than in the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Students work hard to develop their sense of expectation for themselves and set their professional goals accordingly. But no matter what our faculty (and staff) might say, it's what they do that remains paramount and sends the strongest signals to our students. That's one reason why the 2015 Dodd MFA Exit Show expanding to Atlanta and New York is such a big deal:

For the first time, Master of Fine Arts degree candidates in the...

Keith Wilson exhibition, lecture, tour

Posted 3 years 5 months ago

San Francisco-based artist and filmmaker Keith Wilson has installed his exhibition, "Desire Path," at the College of Environment & Design building (née Dodd) on Jackson Street. It's up through April 17, so walk through and check it out. Wilson remains on campus and next week will present his Visiting Artist lecture at the Dodd, and more:

Wilson's lecture and the CED exhibition will take as their focus creating new orientations to familiar sites on the UGA campus, with the exhibition featuring a photo mural of an unplanned pedestrian trail near the Ramsey Student Center, created...