MFA candidate Alexis Spina won one of the competitive Graduate School Dean's Award, a monetary award to help cover expenses related to final research projects. The Dean’s Award Fund assists graduate students in defraying the cost of doing research toward their dissertations or theses. The fund covers the cost of collecting data or performing other aspects of research by graduate students, in this case an idea called Parking Space. Spina describes the project:
Standing Room Only is an exhibition by Eileen Wallace's Advanced Book Arts undergraduate and graduate students. Students include CC Calloway, Caty Cowsert, Jessica Denton, Jamie Diaz, Arron Foster, Erin Geagon, Johanna Norry, Selena Roth, Shelbie Sanderson, Garrison Taylor, and Luke Webster. The exhibition is on view at the Bridge Gallery, third floor of the Dodd, through April 21.
Congratulations to Dodd graduate students Arron Foster (Printmaking and Book Arts), Ariel Lockshaw (Painting and Drawing) and Amanda Scheutzow (Jewelry and Metals) who have received Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards from the University’s Center for Teaching and Learning and the UGA Office of the Vice President for Instruction.
This past weekend eight first-year MFA students in the Lamar Dodd School of Art shared a variety of their favorite techniques and tools with faculty, students and staff of the School in the first annual Skill Swap Workshops. The students are all enrolled in a new course that looks at the methods and practice of college-level teaching. From backward course design principles to creative ideation and critique rubrics, the course is preparing the next generation of graduate teaching assistants and future art and design professors.