Visual artist Jeff Rich received his master's of fine art degree in photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design. His current work focuses on ecology, politics, economics, recreation and the environment through photography of watersheds. His project “Watershed: A Survey of The French Broad River” was awarded the 2010 Critical Mass Book Award and was published as a monograph in 2012. His work has been featured in Fraction magazine and Photo-Eye Photographer’s Showcase.
Georgia Museum of Art
Join William U. Eiland, museum director, for a special look at the newly reinstalled permanent collection galleries.
Contact: Hillary Brown 706-542-4662
"Paper in Profile: Mixografia and Taller de Gráfica Mexicana." Through Aug. 21. This exhibition offers an engaging survey of international contemporary art and some of its modernist precedents framed within the compelling history of an important printmaking and multiples workshop. Featuring the work of more than 90 artists, it includes powerful, representative work by some of the biggest names in the contemporary art world.
A tour of “Frank Hartley Anderson: Forging the Southern Printmakers Society” will be led by Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art.
The summer Museum Mix will feature DJ Mahogany and the big new Mixografia exhibition featuring over 130 works by 60 big-name contemporary artists. Music, art, people, food and drink, the galleries and the sculpture garden — all free. Thanks to our generous food sponosrs: Big City Bread, The Fresh Market, Transmetropoloitan Pizza and Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe. #museummix
This event is preceded by a screening of “The Meaders Family: North Georgia Potters,” the 1978 Smithsonian documentary profiles Cheever and Lanier Meaders of Mossy Creek and captures the techniques of pottery making, an art tradition embedded in the natural resources and craft practices of the South.
Through May 12. This special UGA Plant Center 30th anniversary celebration and symposium is in honor of Joe Key. Thirteen renowned speakers, including a University Signature Lecture by Sir David Baulcombe of the University of Cambridge, will present. Sponsored by the UGA Plant Center and the Office of Academic Programs.
The event will kick off at 1 p.m. with presentations until 5:30 p.m. followed by time for networking and a banquet. The University Signature Lecture will be at 8:30 a.m. on May 12 and will be followed by other presentations until noon.