Lamar Dodd School of Art

Dodd, Georgia Review collaborate for Jan. 30 Art Party

Posted 3 years 7 months ago

Spoken word paired visual art holds great possibiltiy for fun, exploration and reflection. By mixing media and art forms, we can access new creative space in the minds of viewers and artists. And what better place to access new creative space than the Dodd: 

The Lamar Dodd School of Art will hold an Art Party Jan. 30 from 6-8 p.m. to celebrate the opening of four concurrent exhibitions. The event will also celebrate The Georgia Review's winter issue with a series of roving pop-up readings and micro-performances.

Jenny Gropp, managing editor of the Review, and local...

M.F.A. alum Jason Yi wins Mitchell Foundation grant

Posted 3 years 8 months ago

Congratulations to LDSOA alum Jason Yi (M.F.A. 1995) who selected as one of 25 reciptients of the Joan Mitchell Foundation 2014 Painters & Sculptors Grant Program in the amount of $25,000 each.


works across artistic disciplines: photography, video, sculpture, drawing, multimedia and interactive installations.  The expanded notions of culture, time and history play a critical role in the creation of his work.

He has exhibited nationally and internationally in places such as New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, Japan, China, Korea, Vietnam...

Open House at the Dodd Nov. 13

Posted 3 years 9 months ago

Tonight from 5-8 pm the Lamar Dodd School of Art throws open its doors as part of the Spotlight on the Arts festival. The open house includes exhibit space and studios in the:

School of Art Main Building, Ceramics Building & Thomas Street Building Demonstrations, activities, exhibitions, lectures & more, including the Visual Resource Library, Art Education, Art History, Graphic Design, Scientific Illustration, Art-X, Photography, Painting and Drawing, Printmaking and Bookarts, Fabric Design, Ceramics, Jewelry/Metals and Sculpture. 

The Dodd is a perpetual motion...

Focus on the Faculty: Chris Garvin

Posted 3 years 9 months ago

Spotlight on the Arts week continues, and UGA has Lamar Dodd School of Art director Chris Garvin highlighted in its Focus on the Faculty feature:

How does your research or scholarship inspire your teaching, and vice versa?

Being trained as a painter who has practiced primarily as a designer helps me bring a balanced approach to my teaching. I feel I have sensitivity for both the artistic impulse and the business acumen that our students need to thrive in an ever-changing world. My teaching has really helped to nurture my ability to be a good listener. Teaching in any field is...

Negritud in Latin American Art

Posted 3 years 9 months ago

Great panel discussion on tap tonight in the Lamar Dodd School of Art:

 The Dodd Galleries present a panel discussion on the exhibition "Negritud in Latin American Art" this evening in Gallery 101, 6-7pm.

Join Dodd art instructor Stanley Bermudez discuss his curated exhibition "Negritud in Latin American Art" with Lesley Feracho, associate professor in the department of romance languages and the Institute of African-American Studies and Ximena González-Parada, a PhD candidate in romance languages.​

That's tonight, in Gallery 101. 6-7pm. The exhibition features art...