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Fri, 06/24/2022 - 10:00am
After a national search and great anticipation, the Lamar Dodd School of Art announced the appointment of Joseph Peragine to the position of director, effective August 1, 2022. Professor Peragine, an accomplished practicing artist, is an alum of the school (BFA, '83), and brings a wealth of experience to this position through his committed work as faculty and director of the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design at Georgia State University…
Fri, 04/29/2022 - 10:15am
Downstream opens with a fountain. Created by Luka Carter and placed at the entrance to the courtyard of the Athenaeum, the fountain announces our annual MFA exhibition, featuring nine students connected by their studies at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. The fountain, punctuated by a goofy guppy and a friendly alligator made from clay, gushes forth not with water, but instead Gatorade, a urine colored energy drink favored by athletes. It is a…
Thu, 03/17/2022 - 10:32am
For more than decade now, Lamar Dodd School of Art professor Joe Norman has taken art students into the world of public art commissions with the creation and restoration of murals and wall signs across the state. The service projects evolved into Color the World Bright and more than two dozen murals, signs, and historic advertisements be found in communities across Georgia. The team currently includes a dozen UGA students and they are completing…
Wed, 09/29/2021 - 3:14pm
Alumni on and off campus headline our kudos over the month of September. Congratulations on the wonderful accomplishments near and far celebrated here on campus: On Tuesday, Sept. 21, the Franklin College celebrated staff excellence at a socially distant event at the Innovation Hub R. Wood Studio celebrates 30th anniversary and grand reopening (Rebecca Wood, BFA ’77) – R&B David Froetschel (BFA ’13) wins Lyndon House Arts Center solo…
Wed, 07/21/2021 - 4:09pm
A towering figure in the school of art, UGA and the Athens community in the broadest sense, Wheatley Professor in Fine Arts Emeritus Art Rosenbaum will present a major series of paintings Adamham Town and The Grey Rabbit Trilogy, shown together for the first time, alongside more recent works. The exhibition will be on display from July 23 - August 19 and a reception will be held on Friday, July 23, 6-8p.m. Flagpole runs a lovely preview:…
Fri, 01/24/2020 - 1:22pm
The Lamar Dodd School of Art presents its Triennial Faculty Exhibition on Jan. 24, 6-8 p.m. in all five gallery spaces at the Dodd Galleries. The exhibition "All Together Now!" is a comprehensive exhibition that features work by full-time professors and part-time instructors working in painting, drawing, photography, jewelry and metalsmithing, textile design, ceramics, video, interior design, sculpture, and mixed-media.  The exhibition will also…
Mon, 07/08/2019 - 2:24pm
The Galleries at the Lamar Dodd School of Art consist of five exhibition spaces that act as laboratories and testing grounds for innovation located among the school of art's classrooms and studios. Committed to the idea of art-as-research, the galleries host established and emerging artists, designers, critics, and curators of national and international stature along with interdisciplinary programming designed to question, educate and inspire.…
Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:37am
The Lamar Dodd School of Art will present the 2019 MFA Exhibition at two venues in Athens: the Georgia Museum of Art on the campus of the University of Georgia and the Deupree Building, located in downtown Athens at 458 E. Clayton Street: Together, these exhibitions feature the works of 20 MFA students working in a variety media across a diverse array of themes and theoretical frameworks including ecology, migration, surveillance, the inhuman,…
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 1:55pm
This fall, painter and Willson Center Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding Rebecca Rutstein will embark on her fifth deep-sea expedition/artist’s residency, with a team of scientists led by the University of Georgia’s Samantha Joye and the University of North Carolina’s Andreas Teske. While the scientists study hydrothermal vents and the unique carbon-cycling processes occurring in Mexico’s Guaymas Basin in the Sea of Cortez, Rutstein…
Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:11am
The Georgia Museum of Art will present the annual exit show for master of fine arts students at the Lamar Dodd School of Art with an opening reception at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. This decades-long tradition presents a variety of media, themes and styles. This year’s candidates are: Painting and drawing: Katelyn Chapman, Whitney Cleveland, Annemarie Dicamillo and Kelsey Scharf Photo and video: Ally Christmas and Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay…
Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:21am
Associate professor of art Stefanie Jackson is one of ten 2017 winners of the Anonymous Was A Woman award: Congratulations to Dodd professor Stefanie Jackson, recently awarded the 2017 Anonymous Was A Woman prize of $25,000! Anonymous Was A Women recognizes extraordinary accomplishment in midcareer female artists through “no-strings attached” grants that encourage the recipient to continue to develop their work. The name of the grant program…
Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:12am
In conjunction with the ongoing performances of "Mein Kampf" we mentioned yesterday (performances continung this weekend and Tues. through Sat. next week), the departments of theatre and film studies & German and Slavic studies will host of an international conference on Holocaust theatre featuring the work of playwright George Tabori: [The] international conference on "George Tabori and the Theatre of the Holocaust" Feb. 26-28. The…
Thu, 02/19/2015 - 9:39am
University Theatre takes up the real struggle of the 20th century's most notorious failed artist: the bold farce "Mein Kampf," written by George Tabori, the son of a holocaust survivor, on Feb. 19-21 and 24-28 at 8 p.m. with a matinee performance March 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building's Cellar Theatre. In conjunction with this production, the UGA departments of theatre and film studies and German and Slavic studies are hosting an…
Fri, 06/20/2014 - 11:15am
Even during the summer, our faculty are in great demand in the media - at home and abroad. Martin Kagel, A.G. Steer Professor and head of the department of German and Slavic Studies, was recently featured as an expert on a documetary broadcast on German television (SAT3/ZDF), the primary German public television channel for arts programming. The subject of the documentary was the 100th birthday of the German-Jewish writer, George Tabori. Kagel…

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