The GSU Graphic Design Class of 2017 celebrated years of hard work at the opening of their exhibition, “No. 468,” at the Westside Cultural Arts Center this April. The exhibition featured the work of 30+ diverse designers showcasing their talent. Here are photos from the premiere and a few of the great portfolios exhibited there.
Kai Lin’s now annual juried “New South II” exhibition opened April 21, featuring works on paper. The show was curated by Veronica Kessenich, the executive Director of the Atlanta Contemporary, and Michel White, Director of the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design at Georgia State University. “The New South II” participating artists list… more »
Andrew Boatright, GSU MFA painting & drawing alum, received the 2017-2018 Emerging Artist Award, by the Forward Arts Foundation and Swan Coach House Gallery. GSU was well represented at the competition, another MFA alum, Wihro Kim, was also a finalist. Boatright received a cash prize and a solo exhibition at the gallery, opening next spring.
April 2017, sculpture faculty and students of Welch’s Edgewood Sculpture Forum attended the biennial 2017 National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art & Practices (NCCCIAP) Hosted by #SlossMetalArts in Alabama. This year’s theme was “In Iron We Rust.” We are excited to be represented once again at a conference of this caliber. GSU students… more »
2017 Doppler Projects Annual Juried Student Exhibition Award
Congratulations to all of our award and scholarship winners. The diversity of medium and material in the exhibition was a true testament to the breadth of talent in both our BFA & MFA programs. Special thanks goes out to Atlanta-based curatorial collective, more »
Welch School of Art and Design graduate student Kelli Couch has been selected for the 2017 Welch Award for Graduate Summer Research (WAGS). This award recognizes the exceptional work of a second year photography graduate student and the excellence of a project proposal for summer research.
Couch’s project will investigate the construction of the self… more »
GSU Graduate Director and Associate Professor, Craig Drennen spoke at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Awards in NYC this week where he served as Dean. Many notable Skowhegan alumni & faculty were in attendance including director Sarah Workneh, our distinguished guest writer for the 2016 Aqua Catalog.
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Ben Lee, GSU MFA and 2017 Artist in Residence at Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC, was featured in Ain’t Bad Magazine, an independent publication of contemporary photography. “The Feeling of Being OK is an exhibition of appropriated imagery and objects from unknown abandoned collections.”
The spring semester has officially ended. Students, you made it! Black and White photography, collaborative drawings, ceramics installation, inflatable sculptures, and mixed media–here are a few photos from crit week to demonstrate the hard work the students have put into their classes and final projects!
BURNAWAY visited GSU instructor and award-winning artist, Krista Clark in her studio at the Westview Studios. She discusses her academic background, her exploration in architectural pieces, and the new directions her drawings have taken her, influenced by changes in the city’s neighborhoods. Clark will be part of an upcoming open studio night May 5.