Dr. Janice Simon is one of five UGA faculty to receive a 2017 First-Year Odyssey Seminar Teaching Award for her course, “Looking at Art in the Georgia Museum of Art.” Simon, a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Art History, introduces her students to the museum’s academic, research and public service missions for the university and the state through this course.
Opportunities in Doha, Qatar and Belfast, Ireland brought Dodd Assistant Professor Marni Shindelman across the globe this past March. Shindelman, recently selected for a Rauschenberg Residency Fellowship, is an assistant professor and Area Chair for Photography and Graphic Design at the Lamar Dodd School of Art.
The C-U-B-E Gallery currently features visual outcomes of an interdisciplinary workshop, unsolved: math+de-sign, a pilot program exploring intersections of math, art, and design research, with a goal of ultimately creating a product to be used in math outreach contexts.
Clarke Atlanta University exhibits Professor Joseph Norman’s lithographs from his series Strange Fruit, Autumn Berlin, and Out at Home in an exhibition titled Joseph Norman: Variations of a Theme. The Clarke Atlanta University Art Museum revisits these works from their permanent collection until May 26, 2017. This grouping of his work is described by the CAU Art Museum:
Congratulations to Dodd Professor Melissa Harshman for receiving the 2017 Dedicato a Cortona Award. This award is given out by the Office of International Education to faculty or staff who demonstrate significant commitment and contribution to the Cortona program.
ARCHIVE FEVER is a program at the Dodd Galleries that explores research and visual culture. Part Pechu-Kuchu, part image round-robin, 4 students, faculty and visiting artists will be asked to present 10-15 slides that inform their peceptual, emotional, and intellectual archive.
Burnaway, an Atlanta-based online magazine that focuses on the creative communities in the south recently published Image, Identity & the Exorcist: Q&A with Paul Pfeiffer, an interview with Dodd faculty Paul Pfeiffer that was written by Art History al
Assistant Professor Demi Thomloudis had work included in Duality of Presence, an exhibition that took place at the Super + Centercourt gallery from March 8–14, 2017 in Munich, Germany during the annual International Exposition of Trades and Crafts (Handwerksmesse) and the internationally renowned exhibition, Munich Jewelry Week / Schmuck 2017.
Senior Art History majors, Erin Wiser and Catherine Huff, were invited to present their research at the 16th Annual Georgia Undergraduate Art History Forum, held this year on March 3rd at the University of West Georgia. Wiser and Huff were part of a day-long program of 15 papers representing 8 colleges and universities from around Georgia. Each student worked with their faculty advisor to develop research papers into professional conference presentations.