Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:22pm
After graduating, Dodd alumna Nina Goodall earned a prestigious fellowship at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, where she wrote the historical materials for an upcoming exhibition highlighting French painter Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot: “Corot: Women,” an exhibition highlighting the work of the 19th century French painter Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot opens for a nearly four-month run at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.…
Tags: University Housing, Denmark Hall, Campus Transit Facility, Environmental Health Sciences
Wed, 12/13/2017 - 2:05pm
An exhibition of work by Lamar Dodd School of Art professor Joseph Norman, Out at Home!, paid tribute to African American baseball players in the Negro League who were barred from playing in the major leagues during the segregation era. Norman was honored alongside baseball legend Hank Aaron at Clark Atlanta University (CAU) in conjunction with a Major League Baseball and Annual Hank Aaron Weekend celebration.  In attendance at the event was…
Tags: Geology, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Denmark Hall
Tue, 10/31/2017 - 11:07am
The visual, literary and performing arts take center stage beginning November 1 during the sixth annual Spotlight on the Arts festival, which features nearly 100 events and exhibitions over 12 days: The festival begins Nov. 1 with "Kaleidoscope: Spotlight on the Arts Opening Celebration," an hourlong showcase of student performances in dance, music, theater and creative writing at 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center. Spotlight on the Arts,…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Ecology Annex, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Denmark Hall, Environmental Design Studios
Mon, 08/07/2017 - 2:05pm
Landscapes of Chingaza: an exhibition of paintings by alumnus Philip Juras (‘90 BFA Art/Drawing & Painting, ‘97 MLA -Master of Landscape Architecture) in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Chingaza National Park, Colombia, opened this past week in Bogota. Juras had the honor of touring the exhibition with Colombia's president, Juan Manuel Santos. The exhibition, combining Juras' passions for art and conservation, presents a unique and …
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Mon, 04/17/2017 - 10:53am
The Georgia Museum of Natural History delves right into the heart of UGA with their current exhibition about the history of dogs: It’s sort of like an old joke by Groucho Marx, who said, “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” But “How ‘Bout Them Dogs: A Brief Look into the Evolution and Domestication of Our Best Friend” takes viewers inside of a dog -- into the bare bones. The exhibit is open…
Tags: science, Denmark Hall, Campus Transit Facility
Mon, 04/03/2017 - 11:35am
The Lamar Dodd School of Art presents the Master of Fine Arts degree Exit show at the Georgia Museum of Art April 8 to May 14, with a free opening reception at the museumon Friday April 7 at 5:30 p.m.: This year's graduates present a wide variety of work, diverse in medium, theme, scale and style. They are Thomas Bosse, Reid Brechner, Julia Megan Burchett, Ellie Dent, Jamie Diaz, Arron Foster, Meirav Goldhour, Zachary Harris, Ariel Lockshaw,…
Tags: Biological Sciences, Skidaway Inst of Oceanography - Department of Marine Sciences, Denmark Hall, UGA Press, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tue, 01/31/2017 - 11:26am
An international collaboration dedicated to outreach activities aimed at encouraging participation of women and underrepresented groups in archaeological, geological, and palaeontological science, Trowelblazers has convened and participated in panels discussing women in science at the Royal Society and the London Feminist Conference, and a wide variety of events and activities including the Cambridge Science Festival, Skeptics in the Pub 15th…
Tags: fiction, Dawson Hall, Campus Transit Facility, Denmark Hall, Four Towers Building, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
Tue, 01/03/2017 - 10:49am
Welcome back to all staff and faculty, as well as to the many students trickling back into town today and tomorrow. Happy New Year and best wishes for a great 2017. Study abroad is always top of mind as Spring semester begins - students, if you haven't discovered a program of interest for later this year, now is the time. There are many opportunities in the Franklin College and beyond.  One of UGA's flagship programs is the Cortona Study Abroad…
Tags: Driftmier Engineering Center, holiday, Office of the Vice President for Research, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, East Campus Deck, Denmark Hall
Thu, 09/01/2016 - 9:55am
The School of Art presents a special faculty exhibition, Spectra, with an opening reception tonight at 6 p.m. in the Dodd Galleries: Spectra relates to a broad array of ideas or objects, all falling on a continuum which aptly describes the works by artists teaching at the Lamar Dodd School of Art featured in this exhibition. Such artists include Benjamin Britton, an abstract painter who creates works that represent or embody their own conditions…
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Wed, 04/06/2016 - 11:33am
The Georgia Museum of Art will host the 2016 exit show for Master of Fine Arts degree candidates at the Lamar Dodd School of Art beginning April 9 and on view until May 1. The opening reception on Friday April 8 at 6 pm is free and open to the public. This year's graduates work in a variety of media from printmaking to painting, jewelry, photography and installation and engage a diverse set of themes. "The exhibition reveals the rigorousness of…
Tags: Biological Sciences, Cellular Biology, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Denmark Hall, #MeToo, University Theatre
Thu, 03/03/2016 - 10:49am
An awards reception for the Exhibition will take place on March 16 at 6 p.m. in Gallery 307. It's great work by our students and very worthy of your time if you've never seen it. Congratulations to professor Gene Wright in the Dodd, who leads this distinguished program and has introducd many UGA students to rewarding careers as illustrators.
Tags: public history, Denmark Hall, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:30am
In 1956, Life magazine published twenty-six color photographs taken by staff photographer Gordon Parks. The photo essay, titled The Restraints: Open and Hidden, exposed Americans to the effects of racial segregation. Over the next two months as part of the 2016 Global Georgia Initiative, the Willson Center presents Pictures of Us: Photographs from The Do Good Fund Collection, an exhibition of multiple artists including Parks in six venues on the…
Tags: Denmark Hall, Department of Plant Biology-Institute of Bioinformatics-Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources
Wed, 07/22/2015 - 10:55am
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…
Tags: Fields medal, Denmark Hall, proof
Fri, 03/20/2015 - 9:45am
In addition to his lecture, Wilson will give interpretive tours of the School of Art building on River Road March 26 at 6 p.m. The tours—known as the Cave and Mountain Tours, in which he describes as performances where he adopts the persona of a tour guide—are meant to create new relationships to familiar sites. Cave and mountain tour, inside the Dodd. I like it. Bring your hard hat, learn more about your environment; understand the world…
Tags: international education, Denmark Hall, Financial Planning Research Center, #homeiswherethearchis, Hugh Hodgson School of Music, blues
Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:33am
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…
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Mon, 01/13/2014 - 9:42am
That title is a mouthful, but the Lamar Dodd School of Art presents a special exhibition on January 31, Some Points, new photography by this year's Post MFA Faculty Fellow Rachel Cox. The Post-MFA Photography Fellow is a one-year teaching and research position targeted to bring recent MFA graduates, their ideas and perspectives, into the dialogue of the programs of the school of art. The fellow teaches two classes each semester and conducts…
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Wed, 11/13/2013 - 12:12pm
This weekend’s opening reception was just one of over 60 events going on now in conjunction with the “Spotlight on the Arts Festival.” Luckily, if you missed this one, there are plenty of opportunities to experience the wealth of arts in the UGA and Athens community. You can view the Spotlight on the Arts schedule of events here, find out more about Georgia Virtual History Project here and read more about the Wilson Center for Humanities and…
Tags: fellowship, Campus Transit Facility, Denmark Hall
Thu, 10/24/2013 - 12:27pm
I just returned from a sneak preview of Dodd Professorial Chair Kendall Buster's exhibition and... the opening is tonight and you should go. The Lamar Dodd Distinguished Professorial Chair Kendall Buster is a sculptor who brings to her work a study in microbiology and a fascination with the dynamics of architectural design. Miniature Monumental will feature models and drawings produced during her residency at the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the…
Tags: Center for Simulational Physics, Denmark Hall
Mon, 08/12/2013 - 11:38am
New gallery director in the Lamar Dodd School of Art Katie Geha is featured in the Athens Banner-Herald: As the incoming gallery director at Lamar Dodd, Geha’s relationship with curatorial work won’t lessen. Geha sees the position as quasi-academic, wherein she’ll act as teacher or mentor to young artists, but without the workload of production or publishing demands. Geha will teach a class called “Artist’s Writing.” Geha joins UGA and the…
Tags: physics and astronomy, Denmark Hall, observatory
Thu, 05/23/2013 - 11:40am
Tonight at 5 pm is the opening for the reception for the exhibition 'Praxis,' at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Gallery director Jeffrey Whittle's last curatorial project at the Lamar Dodd School of Art, the show has special significance and features works by a group of outstanding artists including Kate Windley, Leslie Snipes, Art Rosenbaum, Paul Murphy, Hatidza Mulic, Mary Ruth Moore, Erin McIntosh, Peter James McCarron, Eric Marty, Meredith…
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Thu, 01/24/2013 - 12:01pm
This year's Dodd Professorial Chair in the Lamar Dodd School of Art is the jeweler and metalsmith Lola Brooks. The school will present an exhibition of her new work, opening on Feb. 1 in Gallery 307: The exhibition will include five to seven pieces installed alongside objects from the artist's many collections, including some 1/4 inch-scale furniture, all designed to shift the viewer's perception of scale and meaning. "This is an opportunity to…
Tags: Denmark Hall, Faculty Concert
Thu, 01/10/2013 - 9:28am
Graduate students from the Lamar Dodd School of Art are part of an exhibition at the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, which begins on January 11 and runs through Feb. 15. The exhibition, Material Wonders, features student artists working in a variety of media and begins with a reception on January 11 at 6 p.m. It is important for young artists to get out in the community and begin developing relationships as individuals with their work. This is…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Denmark Hall
Wed, 11/28/2012 - 2:24pm
The Bachelor of Fine Arts Exit Show in Photography happens this Friday, Nov. 30 at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. The Skinny Jean Bandits: BFA Photography Exit ShowMark your calendar and join the Skinny Jean Bandits as they present the Fall BFA Photography Exit Show! The opening reception takes place on November 30th, 2012, from 7:00 - 9:00PM at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. The show will feature works from the BFA photography candidates Jon…
Tags: Cellular Biology, Denmark Hall
Mon, 11/12/2012 - 10:26am
 
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Fri, 10/05/2012 - 10:02am
Terrific show of student work at the Lamar Dodd School of Art, opening tonight, featured in an article in the Athens Banner Herald: “Space Camp,” the larger exhibition featuring Lee’s work, showcases 15 student artists currently working in Lamar Dodd’s studios. It’s reception is 7-9 p.m. tonight at Lamar Dodd at 270 River Road. Installation[s] art is not about object making, Hwangbo said. Space is the thing. Instead of the art hanging on the…
Tags: Denmark Hall, Panel Discussion